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Mirkarimi Retained After Heated Hearing

In a marathon meeting, a majority of seven supervisors voted to oust suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, falling short of the nine votes required to remove him from San Francisco’s top elected law enforcement office. The board voted after nearly 10 hours of public comment and testimony at City Hall Tuesday night, bringing to an end a long saga […]

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Oversized Vehicles Banned From City Streets

Oversized vehicles that line the streets of the northeast Mission will have to start parking elsewhere after the Board of Supervisors approved a law on Tuesday that prohibits them from parking overnight. Over objections from homeless advocates that the law criminalizes the poor, the supervisors passed the ordinance 7-4. Supervisors John Avalos, Jane Kim, David […]

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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7:30 a.m., 51° and headed toward the low 60s. It will be partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of rain. Simplifying the Planning Code Supervisors Scott Wiener and Christina Olague want to simplify the San Francisco Planning code to reduce the number of restaurant classifications from 13 to three. The Chronicle penned […]

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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7:40 a.m. and 50° out there. Highs are expected to get up to 61°. Details here. The San Francisco Business Times reports that Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce legislation “directed at striking a balance between historic preservation and modern development. “Wiener, along with fellow Supervisor Christina Olague, is proposing updates to the city’s […]

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Prohibición en Licencias Para Venta de Bebidas Alcohólicas Se Muestra Frágil

Aunque el Distrito de la Misión está a punto de pasar por el 18vo aniversario de una prohibición en nuevas licencias para bebidas alcohólicas, ahora será más fácil que antes comprar un cóctel en el barrio. Según la información del Departamento de Control de Bebidas Alcohólicas, desde que comenzó la moratoria en 1996, 156 restaurantes […]

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Vecinos Opinan que Vivienda Grupal sobre calle 15 Obstaculizará la Recuperación del Barrio

Los planes de un propietario para remodelar y posiblemente alojar a personas bajo libertad probatoria en su propiedad de la calle 15, esquina con la calle Albion, ha molestado a vecinos y creado dudas entorno a la política de la ciudad en permitirle a los propietarios conseguir un permiso de edificación sin hacerle saber a […]