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.

Despite Political Drama, Redistricting May Yield Few Changes in November Election

According to veteran politicos, the city’s new district map will produce few concrete changes in the next round of supervisor races.

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Mapping the Money in the DA Chesa Boudin Recall

The campaign to recall DA Chesa Boudin has raised twice as much money as those trying to stop the recall, though the latter have attracted far more individual donors, according to campaign finance data released Friday.

Garbage Fight Heats Up as Recology Rival Alleges Possible Pay-to-Play

Competitor Waste Management hopes to void the agreement, citing a donation solicited by a department head who later resigned.

For Recology, No-Bid Contracts Live on Despite Efforts to End Them

San Francisco is proposing a $26.5 million contract extension for the last sole source contract issued to the scandal-ridden trash company.

Finally, a Map: Redistricting Saga Over (For Now) After Divisive Vote

Deliberation over the map went quickly—relative to the typical hours-long meetings— amid reproachful comments, threats of litigation

Board of Supervisors in 3 Minutes: After the JFK Face-off, Gimme Shelter

Another Homekey hotel buy, affordable housing on Treasure Island\ and a farewell to Matt Haney.

Grow SF Makes Embarrassing Chinese Translation Mistake in Billboard Attacking Supervisor Mar

Grow SF, one of San Francisco’s most politically active nonprofits, is taking down a billboard attacking Supervisor Gordon Mar because of errors in a translation to Chinese.