Board of Supervisors

21 Sep 2021

Grubstake Diner Needs Your Help

Plans for rebuilding the Grubstake Diner beneath 21 middle-income housing units are in limbo because an adjacent condominium building is worried about losing sunlight. The thing is, all Austin condo owners knew the development was already in the works when they bought in. According to Grubstake: “[A]ll owners at the

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24 May 2021

John Oliver Takes On SF Board Of Supervisors Meetings In Latest Segment

San Francisco gets slammed by cable news outlets on an extremely frequent basis, so it’s no surprise that this happened again Sunday night. But this time it was the extremely clever HBO parody news show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver doing the slamming, so of course we are going

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15 Nov 2023

A Local Gift Guide Showcasing East Bay Treasures

‘Tis the season once more, and we find ourselves looking for thoughtful gifts for our favorite people. Explore this gift guide featuring small businesses and local artists showcasing their work in the East Bay. We’ve uncovered unique treasures perfect for gifting while also supporting the heartbeat of our local community.

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04 May 2021

Rally at City Hall Saturday Will Urge Supervisors to Stop City College Layoffs

As many as 588 faculty members at City College of San Francisco are facing potential layoffs as early as May 15. The massive faculty loss is expected to impact several departments, forcing cuts to needed programs and classes.  Students, staff and faculty attended a virtual rally Monday to push San

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26 Aug 2020

SF Supes Extend Covid-19 Worker, Renter Protections

Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors held Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Full minutes are available right here. Video and transcript are

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21 Mar 2016

Let’s Put Pressure on City Hall to Call a State of Emergency on Homelessness

Ed Lee still hasn’t signed the State of Emergency for homelessness yet. It’s been almost two weeks since we called him out on it, so now it’s time for the next step. Come out on Thursday to speak to the Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. Here’s the

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30 Jan 2016

Super Bowl Statue Vandalism Finally Gets Pornographic

It was only a matter of time until someone turned all this Super Bowl statue vandalism into something delightfully adolescent. As you recall, earlier this week we ranked the vandalized Super Bowl statues. There were some pretty great ones, no doubt, but none of them had yet ventured into the

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18 May 2013

Save Esta Noche! Saturday, 5/18

If you hadn’t heard the news already, it’s true. The empress dowager of 16th Street may soon be exiled from her palace if enough money isn’t raised to pay off overdue city taxes. In a nutshell, city licensing fees for businesses were recently changed by the Board of Supervisors last

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