Recall Election of District Attorney Chesa Boudin Heads to Ballot in June 2022

The recall election of Boudin is one of several scheduled for next year, including a separate recall of three school board members and an assembly race.

City Moves to Aid Those Living Outdoors as New Rainstorm Hits

In the wake of severe rains from an “atmospheric river” last month, the city has ramped up its efforts to safeguard the homeless.

Even Well-Paid Union Workers Can’t Afford S.F. Housing, Advocates Say

The city’s housing stock lags behind jobs growth, continuing a long-term imbalance between employment and affordability.

Muni Plans for Service Restoration by February 2022 Amid Budget Uncertainty

SFMTA, transit union disagree on staffing capacity ahead of planned service restoration

David Campos Takes Leave of Absence from District Attorney’s Office

Campos is one of four candidates vying to replace David Chiu in the state assembly.

November Muni Chaos Not as Bad as Feared, Says SFMTA Director

The agency is trimming service on the 30-Stockton, 14-Mission and other popular routes to accommodate a loss of unvaccinated operators.

Eyeing Conventions, San Francisco Installs ‘Welcome Ambassadors’ Downtown

The program is one of several efforts to bring back conventions and tourism to San Francisco’s deserted downtown core.

City Hall Gets (Mostly) Back to Business With Swearing-In of City Attorney David Chiu

With the full reopening of government offices on Monday, city officials hope to set an example for private employers to bring workers back in person.

To Help Streets Sparkle, S.F. Looks to Revamped Tech For Cleanup Crews

The city’s 311 system processes 20,000 requests for street cleanup per month, but inefficiencies abound between city crews and private neighborhood efforts. A recent push hopes to change that.

San Francisco Extends Emergency Shelter-in-Place Hotel Program Until September 2022

The extension will cost $67 million, with FEMA expected to cover some of that cost.