San Francisco

Key Findings from the First San Francisco Standard Voter Poll

An in-depth study investigates support for June ballot measures, municipal policies, City Hall and city life in 2022.

Board of Ed Recap: Layoffs All But Lose Steam, Bond Overseers Demand Transparency, Juneteenth Recognized

In a lengthy public comment period, teachers, students and other community members aired grievances and voiced concerns.

San Franciscans Have Mixed Feelings on Local Schools, Poll Finds

Respondents to a recent poll indicated that they weren’t exactly satisfied with the city’s public education system, but also signaled support for giving schools more money.

Typical Turnover or Cause for Concern? School District and Teachers Union Interpret Attrition Rates Differently

District officials say teacher resignations and retirement are consistent with recent trends, but union leaders have called it a crisis since the fall.

The Board of Education Has a Busy Week. Here’s a Roundup

Bond measure update, custodial staffing, outdoor learning, a student assignment and more.

After Payroll Snafu Deprived Several Teachers of Pay, a Top District Administrator to Resign

Myong Leigh, superintendent of policy and operations and a two-decade veteran of SFUSD, said he plans to leave his post in June.

The Great Renegotiation: From Hotels to Oil Refineries, Local Unions Are in a Militant Mood

Emboldened by a tight labor market at a time of growing public support for their cause, unions are well-positioned to win gains in both the public and private sectors.

Board of Supervisors in 3 Minutes: Rent Relief, Retaliation, and Transparency

Supervisors are set to approve more rent relief, address property-related political drama, and call for greater transparency in property records.

San Francisco Moves to Restart Rent Relief as State Bows Out

As California prepares to sunset its rent relief program, San Francisco is planning to take up the slack. But uncertainties remain.

London in Paris: Here’s How Mayor Breed Pitched SF to European Travelers

A look at Breed’s Europe itinerary shows a media blitz focused on promoting San Francisco’s great outdoors and parklet dining.