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SF Mayor Lee Lets New Tenant Protections Stand, Saying Housing Crisis ‘Acute’

A new proposal designed to give San Francisco tenants increased protections against evictions became law Friday afternoon when Mayor Ed Lee returned the legislation unsigned, despite earlier fears that he would veto it. “The [housing] crisis...
A member of the public voices her opposition to Lee's closing statements. Photo by Laura Wenus

Opponents Slam SF Mayor Lee in First Debate

Though Mayor Ed Lee is widely predicted to win re-election this November, he faced staunch opposition from five candidates at a forum Thursday night as opponents zeroed in on suspected corruption in city hall and a failure to...
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...