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Mayor London Breed, who grew up in public housing just blocks from City Hall, was sworn in as San Francisco's first African-American woman mayor.<p>Bay …

San Francisco

‘Welcome to SF.’ Menu mocks city for banning straws but giving away needles

A downtown San Francisco sandwich shop is poking fun at the city over an upcoming ban on plastic straws and a free needle program that has irked some …

San Francisco

Popular sandwich shop uses menu to mock SF needle exchange policy

At The Sentinel, a popular, decade-old sandwich shop on New Montgomery Street in the Financial District, the sandwiches come with a side of political commentary.<p>"Napkins, straws, and bags are available upon request," a message at the bottom of the menu reads. "You can still get needles for free …

San Francisco

Instead of Addressing Homelessness, San Francisco Launches ‘Poop Patrol’ to Clean Human Waste in Streets

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/279479.mp4—><p>Apparently, the people of San Francisco are tired of dodging human waste as they walk down …

San Francisco

San Francisco establishes 'Poop Patrol' to clean up sidewalks

San Francisco's newly elected mayor is establishing a new clean-up patrol to keep the city's downtown area free of human feces.<p>The "Poop Patrol" is a …

San Francisco

San Francisco To Deploy ‘Poop Patrol’ In Effort To Remove Homeless Excrement From Its Streets

1:16 PM 08/15/2018<p>San Francisco will launch a “poop patrol” in September in an effort to proactively remove the masses of homeless excrement …

San Francisco

San Francisco launching 'Poop Patrol' to clean up city sidewalks: Report

San Francisco is reportedly launching a team of city workers dubbed the “Poop Patrol” next month in an effort to keep the city’s sidewalks clean.<p>The …

San Francisco

With ribbon cutting ceremony, Masonic corridor and plaza overhaul is complete

Lone Mountain, NoPaImage: SF Public WorksAt 11:30 a.m. today a ribbon cutting ceremony, with Mayor London Breed, will officially mark the closure of …

San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Launching 'Poop Patrol' To Clean Up Streets

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The San Francisco Department of Public Works announced Wednesday it will assemble a new team, known as the Poop Patrol, …

San Francisco

Signal technician dies after being pinned by steel beam in Twin Peaks Tunnel

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 10, a signal technician was gravely injured when a temporary steel beam fell and pinned him underneath. The …

San Francisco Bay Area

Worker dies after San Francisco construction accident

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A construction worker was hit by a steel beam and killed while working on a renovation project inside a light rail tunnel in San …

San Francisco Bay Area

Construction worker dies while working in Twin Peaks Tunnel in SF

A signal technician was hit by a steel beam and killed Friday at the Twin Peaks Tunnel in San Francisco, officials said.<p>The incident occurred just before 5:30 p.m. while work was being done on the Twin Peaks Tunnel Improvement Project, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.<p>The man, who was …

San Francisco

WATCH LIVE: Salesforce Transit Center ribbon-cutting ceremony held

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held for the new Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco shortly 11 a.m. on Friday.<p>Mayor London Breed and House …

San Francisco

San Francisco celebrates $2.5 billion Salesforce Transit Center

- San Francisco celebrated the completion of the Salesforce Transit Center on Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the …

San Francisco

Chinese, US officials agree to boost cooperation

San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) New Chinese Consul General in San Francisco Wang Donghua and San Francisco Mayor london Breed have agreed to enhance …

San Francisco

Mayor Breed announces funding for legal services for tenants facing eviction

- San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced today additional funds that will help pay for legal services for tenants in the city who are facing …

San Francisco

Beloved Korean Grocer Hmart Coming to San Francisco

Fabled upscale Korean grocer <b>Hmart</b> is opening its first store in San Francisco, its second in Northern California after San Jose location that opened in Spring 2017. The new Hmart will fill a vacancy in the Oceanview Village Shopping Center, replacing the long-shuttered Oceanview Supermarket at 3995 …

San Francisco

Hydra Mendoza to resign from SF school board to take NYC job

San Francisco school board President Hydra Mendoza will resign her post at the end of September to take a job as deputy chancellor in New York City.<p>Mendoza announced her resignation Monday.<p>She will step down with three months remaining on her four-year term.<p>Mendoza was elected to the school board …

School Administration

Breed appoints SFPUC head of security Mary Ellen Carroll to head Department of Emergency Management

Weeks after the current head of the Department of Emergency Management, Anne Kronenberg, announced her retirement, Mayor London Breed has tapped Mary …

San Francisco

San Francisco Opens a New Navigation Center, With Two More on the Way

San Francisco city officials plan to open two new navigation centers after opening one in the Mission last week.<p>The new center on Van Ness Avenue at …

San Francisco

It pays to work for City Hall: Hundreds of SF officials outearn governor - SFGate

When newly elected Mayor <b>London Breed</b> signed San Francisco’s record $11 billion budget last week, she also ushered in a 3 percent pay bump for all city workers — meaning nearly 800 city executives will be making more than California’s governor.<p>New payroll figures provided by the city controller’s …

San Francisco

Many wait in hope as city opens latest Navigation Center

“London, my sober, working female friend is living in the park. Please help her,” read the sign Albertino Garcia, 58, taped to his chest. He stood on …

Homelessness

Homeless Center Opens Amid Busy San Francisco Freeway On-Ramp

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A huge tent for the homeless has appeared in smack dab in the middle of a busy freeway on-ramp in San Francisco on Caltrans …

Homelessness

SF Mayor Breed names Joaquin Torres to run economic development agency

San Francisco Mayor <b>London Breed</b> appointed <b>Joaquin Torres</b> on Thursday to lead the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, a city agency with broad responsibilities revolving around attracting businesses, running job-training programs for people facing barriers to employment and helping small …

San Francisco

SF’s Mayor Breed, David Chiu rally opposition to census citizenship question

San Francisco Mayor <b>London Breed</b> joined Assemblyman <b>David Chiu</b> and immigrant advocacy groups Thursday to urge city residents to oppose the Trump …

Trump Administration

Chiu, Breed call on San Franciscans to oppose census citizenship question

Mayor London Breed joined Assemblymember David Chiu in Chinatown Thursday to encourage the public to oppose a question about citizenship status the …

Trump Administration

San Francisco Mayor London Breed signs her first budget

San Francisco Mayor London Breed signed her first budget into law Wednesday morning.<p>The two-year budget was signed at the Bishop Swing Community …

San Francisco

Breed’s first budget — SF’s biggest ever — targets city’s street problems

Mayor <b>London Breed</b> signed San Francisco’s two-year, $11.1 billion budget Wednesday morning, putting into motion a spending plan meant to address many of the city’s most protracted problems — homelessness, street-cleanliness and public safety.<p>“What we see on our streets is unacceptable, and these …

San Francisco

Renters' Movement Presses Cities For More Housing Development

Many of America's most prosperous and attractive cities have a big problem: expensive homes. A new political movement, driven by young renters, is demanding more housing and shaking up urban politics.<p>Transcript<p>NOEL KING, HOST:<p>OK. Here's a situation some folks may face. You have decided to move to …

Housing

Ethics complaint targets Breed’s use of old campaign committee to pay for Pride 2018 float — again

Campaign finance filings have revealed that for a second year in a row Mayor London Breed may have used campaign finance gymnastics to pay for her …

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