Tag Archives: City Hall

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi called for a state investigation into police practices during an April 13 press conference at City Hall. Photo by Laura Waxmann

SF Looks to State for Help with Reforming Police Policies

Following a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris last week, Public Defender Jeff Adachi vowed to continue demanding a state investigation into the practices of the San Francisco Police Department, which he said are...
Photo Lola M. Chavez

Supervisors Approve Teacher Protections, All-Gender Restrooms, Homelessness Crisis Declaration

The Board of Supervisors passed three pieces of legislation — two of them unanimously — on Tuesday, all three of which were introduced by Supervisor David Campos. Supervisors restricted no-fault evictions of teachers and students...
Carlos and Rubie Navarro, shown here with their lawyer Salvatore Timpano (center), are seeking financial assistance to afford their increased rent at Navarro’s Martial Arts Academy & Gym.  Photo courtesy of Rubie Navarro.

Supervisors Rush to Fund Legacy Businesses’ Preservation

By this summer, San Francisco’s new Legacy Business Preservation Fund is slated to start giving long-time establishments financial assistance to weather the city’s harsh real estate market. That’s not soon enough for Supervisors David Campos...
Gwendolyn Woods (far right) and supporters of the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition at the Board of Supervisors meeting on January 12. Photo by Laura Waxmann

SF Supervisors Apologize for Police Shootings, Call for Investigation

After introducing legislation that calls for an independent federal investigation into the officer involved shooting death of Mario Woods, District 5 Supervisor London Breed joined three other supervisors on record in criticizing the San Francisco Police...
Fire chief Joanne Hayes White, Dore Studio owner Patty Alvarez, Mayor Ed Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr at Dore Studio.

Police Chief and Mayor Assure Wary Mission Merchants That SF is Super Bowl-Ready

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr, accompanied by Mayor Ed Lee, Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and a team from Invest in Neighborhoods, visited merchants along Mission Street on Wednesday to preview plans for Super Bowl...