Breed on the Brink: At the Edge of Voter Approval, Mayor Faces a Risky Few Months

With an approval rating just shy of 50% according to the Standard Poll, Mayor London Breed faces political tests this November and beyond

Confidence in City Hall is Low, SF Standard Poll Finds

New poll numbers show San Franciscans think City Hall is doing a poor job, but most plan to stay put anyway.

Board of Supes in 4 Mins: Mr. Dorsey Goes to City Hall, Preston Pesters Breed on Housing

The new guy witnesses a ‘PROXY’ battle over housing policy and more reproach over redistricting.

Supervisor Stefani Endorses Recall of DA Chesa Boudin

The supervisor could be a potential candidate for the job if San Francisco’s progressive prosecutor is recalled in June.

Supervisors Preview: Housing Hopes and Headaches, and the New Guy

District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey’s first board meeting includes a possible clash between Breed, Preston over housing.

Mayor Breed Taps Matt Dorsey, a Police Spokesperson and Longtime Civil Servant, to Lead District 6

Dorsey said he was driven by his personal experience in addiction recovery and by watching a fentanyl epidemic take hold.

SF’s Budget Includes ‘Enterprise Departments’. Here’s What That Means

These revenue-generating departments make up roughly half of San Francisco’s budget in a typical year, but some got hit hard by Covid.

Board of Supervisors in 4 Minutes: Suspense, Frustration and Honors

The Board speaks out on the SCOTUS decision, honors the City’s Asian and Pacific Islander community… and has an empty seat.

Public Works Estimates $23M Increase in Cleaning Costs, Grapples with Department Split

Public Works says it needs an enhanced budget for sanitation as it faces a costly, voter-mandated spinoff into a new sanitation department.

Board of Supervisors Preview: Sharing the Wealth and Police Funding

An agenda light on ordinances focuses on grants, plus two Police Commissioners are set for reappointment.