By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH The 21-year old “community ambassador” beams as he sweeps discarded cigarettes, bus tickets and newspapers from the gum-peppered sidewalk. Diplomacy in his realm is particularly sticky: to keep the five blocks of Mission Street between 22nd and Cesar Chavez clean. “I see a lot of people standing right in front of a trash can, and still throwing...
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New inspection program means more costs for property owners.
Universal Composting and Recycling Ordinance complicates the garbage equation.
Many businesses receive letters saying they have to remove graffiti, but city law says responsibility lies with the property owner.
Obama's Nobel, SF Open Studios and a major storm warning
With rain on the way, San Francisco residents prepare for flooding.
San Franciscans will shell out an additional $117 million this year to fly home, go to the zoo and smoke cigarettes, among other things.
The $887 million hospital will be nine stories, earthquake safe and open in 2015
Tree-huggers, gay assemblymen and the elderly are unhappy with Arnold this week.
Plus, asking Feds for money for roads, committee sours on high-speed rail En Español