SFPD Chief to Supervisors: ‘We Need Your Support’

Police chief Bill Scott said SFPD is losing officers and needs to hire to continue enacting reforms. As the city rolls out more non-police services, some Supervisors questioned the department’s desired $661M budget.

Tenderloin and Mid-Market Improvement Plan Met with High Hopes, and Some Skepticism

Last month, Mayor London Breed issued a sweeping announcement about the city’s commitment to a…

City Hall is Reopening. What Happens to Remote Public Comment?

As the pandemic subsides, City Hall wades into a whole new way of handling how citizens weigh in.

At Board Of Supervisors, Calls For Respect At City Hall Escalate Into Finger-Pointing

Mayor London Breed and Board President Shamann Walton exchanged words at a Tuesday meeting, while Supervisor Aaron Peskin apologized for misbehavior.

Supervisor Aaron Peskin to Enter Alcohol Treatment

Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who is currently serving his fifth non-consecutive term representing District 3, announced…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Kicks Off $13B Budget Negotiations

Supervisors held the first in a series of hearings that will determine how San Francisco’s money is spent over the next two years.

Board of Supervisors Votes to Extend Eviction Protections For Another 60 Days

The ordinance buys tenants more time to receive help if they owe back rent.

With Eviction Clock Ticking, State and Local Rent Relief May Fall Short of Need

The slow rollout of state of rent relief programs is raising concerns that people will fall through the cracks unless California extends its eviction moratorium and expands assistance.

London Breed Budget Speech

Mayor Breed Unveils $13B Budget Plan Aimed At ‘Equitable Recovery’

Breed’s budget includes funding for housing, addiction and mental health, public safety, and economic recovery.

Board of Supervisors Hearing on Drug Treatment Sparks Debate on Harm Reduction, Abstinence

Amid a growing overdose crisis in San Francisco, a Board of Supervisors hearing on Thursday…