Tag Archives: department of public works

Sureno gang graffiti first appeared on 18th street and remained there for more than four months even though it is the city's policy to remove it immediately. Photo by Andrea Valencia.

City Takes Months to Move on Gang Tag

Pasted in the window of a dormant pizzeria on 18th Street was a familiar notice from the Department of Public Works: a letter, dated Oct. 2, demanding the landlord remove small taggings from the window...

Folsom Flood Could Trigger Lawsuit

Charging multiple years of negligence and broken promises, a group of businesses in the northeast Mission plan to sue the city for failing to prevent a sewage spill that caused thousands of dollars in damage...
Plans for how Cesar Chavez Street would look before and after the redesign. (Courtesy of SF Planning Department.)

Cesar Chavez Redesign Could Relocate Day Laborers

Are the Day Laborers headed for Bayshore? En Español
Historial fire station number 30, slated to be preserved in Mission Bay.

Mission Bay Roundup: SF’s New Police HQ

Plus, asking Feds for money for roads, committee sours on high-speed rail En Español
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What Have You Done For Me Lately, Governator?

Tree-huggers, gay assemblymen and the elderly are unhappy with Arnold this week.
A computer-generated image of what the new hospital will look like upon completion as seen from Potrero Avenue. (Courtesy of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center)

SF General Breaks Ground on New Hospital

The $887 million hospital will be nine stories, earthquake safe and open in 2015
San Francisco City Hall

It Just Got More Expensive to Live in San Francisco

San Franciscans will shell out an additional $117 million this year to fly home, go to the zoo and smoke cigarettes, among other things.