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Solving the San Francisco Housing Shortage: Lessons Learned From Seattle – Huffington Post

Solving the San Francisco Housing Shortage: Lessons Learned From SeattleHuffington PostThe accessibility of housing in San Francisco has been an issue gaining steam over the past several years. Last December, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive directive ordering relevant city departments to prioritize the permitting of new housing … …read more Source: San Francisco News […]

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Pedestrian Safety Plans – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay AreaIn advance of a joint hearing Thursday by San Francisco politicians and police on pedestrian safety, Mayor Ed Lee has released plans for increased enforcement, training and a citywide public awareness campaign on the issue. The hearing, being held by …Latest Pedestrian Hit by Car Bodes Ill for San Francisco PedestriansLegal Examiner all […]

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San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship … – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Either San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee or Seattle Mayor Edward Murray will be shipping local food delicacies to the other after Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Seahawks. The traditional mayoral bet …Mayor Lee makes bet on 49ers-Seahawks gameKGO-TV all 25 news articles …read more Source: NFL […]

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Batkid AKA Miles Scott, Saves Gotham City, AKA San Francisco!

“Batkid” is Miles Scott, just five-years-old and fighting a winning battle against leukemia. But all Miles really wanted to do in life was be Batman and save people in San Francisco. So, in making Miles’ dream come true, the Make-A-Wish Foundation proved that there really are far more good people around than bad – all […]

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San Francisco Transbay Transit Center Tower Groundbreaking Ceremony Successful

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3gawKkJJYI The San Francisco Transbay Terminal Tower Groundbreaking Ceremony went off without a hitch, as the 27-minute video shows. The audience of friends, media, and staffers were treated to speeches by Transbay Transit Center Joint Powers Authority Executive Director Maria Ayerdi Kaplan, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco District Six Supervisor Jane Kim, and […]

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Airbnb Users Contribute $56 million To San Francisco’s Economy

According to a study by HR&A Advisors, Airbnb, which bills itself as the “world’s leading marketplace for booking, discovering, and listing unique spaces around the world,” provides a major economic boost both to its users and the neighborhoods and cities where they visit and live. The study found that people who rent their homes on […]

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San Francisco Official Says WonderCon Doesn’t Make Money For SF

WonderCon, the large comic book convention that started in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has been in Oakland at the Oakland Convention Center since 1987 to 2002, then at the Moscone Center to 2011. In 2012 WonderCon was forced to seek a temporary home due to expansion-related construction at Moscone Center. Anaheim came forward […]

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San Francisco News: SF Giants, Mayor Lee – Mirkarimi Aftermath, No WonderCon

Catching up on San Francisco news. The San Francisco Giants capped a glorious World Championship season with another giant parade down Market Street Wednesday. This one, which culminated with a large ceremony in front of San Francisco City Hall, wasn’t larger than the 2010 version that drew over a million people (largely due to the […]

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SF CITI: SF Tech Comes Together For A Better San Francisco; Can SF Afford It?

Can technology make a better San Francisco? Well-known tech leaders who live in San Francisco (last time I checked) think so. To so this, they’ve come together with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to form SFCITI. SFCITI is described as “Leveraging the collective power of the tech sector as a force for civic action in […]

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Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s San Francisco D-Day, Today

UPDATE: After all of the events, trials, and tribulations, today is San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s D-Day: the day the San Francisco Board Of Supervisors decides the fate of the popularly-referred-to-as “embattled” politician. It’s rare that the SF BOS has a specially-listed hearing, but that’s what’s listed for Ross. There are not one but two […]

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President Obama’s Massive Party In San Francisco

Let’s get this out of the way: the Obama Victory Fund Party held at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium was a hell of a lot of fun. This blogger was blessed with the opportunity to attend, and not as a press person, but as one who raised $5,500 for President Obama, and entirely via social media: […]

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Joe Lacob: “Oakland Is Challenged” – Warriors San Francisco Arena Deal Pits Team Vs. East Bay

The Golden State Warriors have set themselves up for what could be a bare-knuckles brawl between the organization, the NBA, and the City of Oakland and the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority. This blogger attended this morning’s press conference held at San Francisco Pier 30-32, where the new arena would be built and […]

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Zazzle Bay to Breakers Meetup With SF District 5 Supervisor Christina Olague Tuesday, May 15th

San Francisco Supervisor Christina Olague will meet with Zazzle Bay to Breakers boss Angela Fang, neighborhood leaders, and veteran race supporters to kick off the 101st Zazzle Bay to Breakers, announce the continued enforcement of last year’s rules and to discuss the Bay to Breakers’ future. This time the political event will take place at […]

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America’s Cup, San Francisco: Mayor Ed Lee Welcome, Pier 27 Construction For Spectator Village Begins, Digital Sailing

America’s Cup San Francisco fever starts! The first blush of San Francisco’s excitement for the 2013 America’s Cup was made evident today as hundreds of fans and dignitaries joined in celebrating the ceremonial signing of the agreement for the City to host the America’s Cup in 2013, complete with popping champagne corks, the America’s Cup […]