Despite Political Push, Prospects for Safe Consumption Sites in San Francisco Remain Vague

San Francisco policymakers are coalescing around the idea of medically supervised ‘safe consumption sites,’ but how the sites would work in SF is an open question.

Food Empowerment: A New Kind of Grocery Store May Come to the Bayview

It’s been two years since Bayview grocery store Duc Loi’s Pantry shuttered its doors. Now the empty 14,000-square-foot space may be resurrected as a ‘food empowerment market.’

City to Reopen Downtown Hotel as Permanent Low-Income Housing Stock

59 units will be subsidized by the city and managed by Tenderloin Housing Clinic.

Data from S.F. Sheriff Shows Widespread Flaws in Electronic Monitoring

Sup. Rafael Mandelman and Mayor London Breed are calling for reform of the city’s ankle monitoring program after data revealed extensive violations.

Mayor Breed Touts 96% Vaccination Rate of City Workers Ahead of Nov. 1 Deadline

City staff are required to work in-person starting Nov. 1, which could help private employers do the same, according to Breed.

San Francisco Offers $100,000 Cash Rewards to Bust Criminal Fencing Rackets

The program will pay out rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of fencing ring operators who resell stolen goods.

School Board Recall Scheduled for February 2022, Along with Assessor-Recorder Election

San Francisco voters will decide the fate of three school board members in February 2022.

‘Our Last Best Chance’: HUD Secretary, Pelosi and Breed Push Biden’s Build Back Better Act at S.F. Housing Development

The sprawling redevelopment of the city’s Sunnydale neighborhood could be a national model for affordable housing, according to federal and local leaders.

Last-Minute Vaccine Push Staves off Layoffs of S.F. First Responders

Vaccination numbers improved among police and other first responders just hours ahead of a key deadline.