Medical marijuana users enjoy protection from criminal prosecution under California law -- but that's about it. A medical cannabis patient can be fired solely for using the preferred drug at any time, and any medical marijuana user living in public housing can be evicted at any time. And yes, this a ... More >>
A judge busts the Housing Authority. A San Francisco judge declared that the Housing Authority's nuisance injunctions which ban certain individuals from coming anywhere near its property citywide is unconstitutional. The Housing Authority has won 75 such injunctions against individuals since 2 ... More >>
If you set Rent in San Francisco, it might be called Not Paying Rent Back in September, the famously beleaguered San Francisco Housing Authority initiated a monthlong freeze on evicting residents from public housing sites -- even if tenants hadn't paid rent in a decade.This amnesty was supposed t ... More >>
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Monday, Oct. 5 10 a.m. - Public Safety Committee On the whole, people are in favor of "Public Safety," so most of the time the Public Safety Committee is pretty uncontroversial. The chairman arches his eyebrows and asks the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice "Why aren' ... More >>
Here is the exact moment when covering San Francisco government goes from sad to pathetic: It's when you come home after a nice vacation, dust off your lap-top to catch up on what you've missed, and realize that San Francisco has no idea how many working fire engines it has.I'm pretty sure ... More >>
Cynics use the retarded to keep cars in Golden Gate Park
Give away city golf courses? Yet another scheme to take public property and put it into private hands without much oversight.
We tried to warn you. A new audit shows how a PGA tournament sucked millions of dollars from city parks.
As parks funds were moved -- behind the scenes -- to a golf tournament, Gavin Newsom was out front seeking the spotlight. It's what he does best.