Category Archives: SF Mayor News

Mayor Ed Lee heads to Big Apple after swearing in new sheriff – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Mayor Ed Lee heads to Big Apple after swearing in new sheriff
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Mayor Ed Lee, after appointing Vicki Hennessy (left) as interim sheriff on Wednesday, is heading to New York. (Paul Chinn / The Chronicle) Lee, San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor and a former tenants-rights attorney, is flying to New York City,

San Francisco, San Jose and Regional Leaders Celebrate Caltrain Electrification – eNewsChannels


California Newswire
San Francisco, San Jose and Regional Leaders Celebrate Caltrain Electrification
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by California Newswire SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Bay Area officials applaud the draft regional agreement with the California High Speed Rail Authority on the
Caltrain upgrades a step toward high-speed railSan Francisco Chronicle

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Mirkarimi officially suspended by Lee – San Francisco Chronicle

Mirkarimi officially suspended by Lee
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee swore in an interim sheriff Wednesday afternoon after he suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office and charged him with official misconduct. Vicki Hennessy, the first woman to head the department, took the oath in Lee's

List Of Declared And Rumored District SF Supervisor Candidates Revealed – SFist


SFist
List Of Declared And Rumored District SF Supervisor Candidates Revealed
SFist
While San Francisco won't get to select a new mayor this time around, residents will have the chance to pick a slew of new supervisors. And the Usual Suspects, San Francisco's political page of note since 1995, has a list of declared and rumored

SF police chief wants veto of FBI ordinance – San Francisco Chronicle



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SF police chief wants veto of FBI ordinance
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee finds himself caught between advocates of civil liberties and his hand-picked police chief now that the Board of Supervisors has narrowly passed controversial legislation increasing civilian scrutiny of police officers who

SF mayor, Canadian ambassador mark start to new public-private partnership – KTVU San Francisco


San Francisco Examiner
SF mayor, Canadian ambassador mark start to new public-private partnership
KTVU San Francisco
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined Canadian Ambassador to the US Gary Doer Tuesday to celebrate the start of a new joint public-private partnership between the University of California at San Francisco and life science companies from Canada.
Mayor Lee announces opening of Canadian Technology Accelerator in Mission BaySanFranciscoSentinel.com

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CITY INSIDER – Redevelopment workers worry over transition – San Francisco Chronicle

CITY INSIDER – Redevelopment workers worry over transition
San Francisco Chronicle
Workers of the San Francisco's former redevelopment agency protested on the steps of City Hall on Monday, saying they still don't know what will happen to them when their employment runs out. The agency, along with 400 others in California,
Redevelopment workers ask what happens nextSFGate.com (blog)

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SF workers rack up overtime hours – San Francisco Chronicle

SF workers rack up overtime hours
San Francisco Chronicle
Despite a continuing effort by city leaders to curb overtime costs, San Francisco is on track to spend $167 million on overtime, 39 percent more than budgeted, according to a report released by the city controller's office. That's $23.4 million more

Former SF Mayor Art Agnos: Mirkarimi Prosecution is Political; Legal Analyst … – KQED (blog)

Former SF Mayor Art Agnos: Mirkarimi Prosecution is Political; Legal Analyst
KQED (blog)
One Mirkarimi supporter who agrees with that charge is former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos. The two are close personally and have supported each other politically, with then-Supervisor Mirkarimi being Agnos' main proponent during the debate over who

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in SF, 2012 Crossroads Festival and pub crawl – Examiner.com

St. Patrick's Day Parade in SF, 2012 Crossroads Festival and pub crawl
Examiner.com
San Francisco's notable Irish heritage spans the days of Mayor James Phelan down to fourth-generation resident and former Mayor Gavin Newsom. Whether you enjoy dining at Tadich Grill , listening to great music at the Plough and Stars, or climbing Irish

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