Board of Supervisors

Drugs, Housing Emerge As Top District 6 Issues—But So Far, Candidates Sound Remarkably Similar

Frontrunners Matt Dorsey and Honey Mahogany differed more in style than substance at a debate between candidates for the District 6 supervisorial seat.

Video Shows Supe Shamann Walton’s Confrontation With Sheriff’s Cadet

City officials released footage Friday of the June 24 confrontation in which Supervisor Shamann Walton allegedly called the cadet the N-word.

Sheriff’s Cadet: Supervisor Walton Using N-Word Was ‘Rude, Disrespectful No Matter What Color You Are’ 

A sheriff’s cadet spoke with The Standard about Shamann Walton allegedly calling him the N-word multiple times during a City Hall confrontation.

Supes Roundup: Long Live Rent Control

The board fails to override the fourplex veto, and submits only one of two controversial housing ballot measures. Plus, car-free weekends at the Great Highway, more help for kids and a call for action on Laguna Honda

Controversial Housing Amendment Heads to Ballot, Lawsuit Likely

The Board of Supervisors voted to submit an affordable housing ballot measure that may trigger a lawsuit.

Supervisors’ Preview: Housing, Housing and More Housing

Two key votes show where and how the board’s majority can frustrate Mayor London Breed’s housing agenda. Plus: another fourplex proposal.

November Ballot Grows as Supervisors Send Sanitation, Election Plans to Voters

The Board of Supervisors voted to send several items to voters, including plans to change city elections and sweep away a new sanitation department. Others were met with more pushback.

Watergate-Era Financial Disclosures Aren’t Enough to Keep Local Pols Honest, Experts Say

An architect of the California Political Reform Act says elected officials in SF and elsewhere should disclose more personal finance information.

Supes Roundup: Putting the Budget to Bed and Revenue Nightmares

Tuesday’s meeting was marked by “no drama” budget, possible litigation over a housing measure and some serious financial foreshadowing in an inquiry over office vacancies

Supervisors’ Preview: Housing for Veterans, Scrutiny for Street Teams

The supervisors give veterans a boost in finding housing, examine street response teams, and approve the city’s $14 billion budget.