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Electric scooters to return to city streets

September 17, 2018 News 0 Comments

After a rocky start in San Francisco, electric scooter rentals will soon be back on city streets thanks to a pilot program that’s tentatively granting two companies permission to operate. The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) on Aug. 30 granted one-year permits to two companies, Skip and Scoot, to temporarily re-launch electric scooter rentals ...

Press for progress

March 15, 2018 News

Women gathered to share their stories, hardships and life experiences. These women carry stories. Stories of resilience, perseverance and the notion that while women have come so far, the work they have is nowhere near finished. On Thursday, March 8, a crowd assembled to call for action, demonstrating what International Women’s Day is and to ...

End of Black History Month calls supporters for London Breed

March 1, 2018 News

Hip-hop dancers from Culture Shock Oakland filled the grand rotunda of City Hall Wednesday night, with lively performances closing the final night of Black History Month in San Francisco. The Black History Month Cultural Experience event, hosted by Board of Supervisors President London Breed and fellow supervisor Malia Cohen on the night of Feb. 28, ...

Tasers: SFPD’s new weapon

November 8, 2017 Opinion

Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was done despite the overwhelming disapproval for the opposition. The myth of tasers not being “real” weapons falsely reinforces the Police ...

City Hall hosts annual Ghost Walk

October 29, 2017

It’s easy to hear a story of a murder. It gets a little harder to swallow when you find out you’re standing on the location of the murder. Sometimes the scariest stories are true ones. An event called the Ghost Walk was held on Thursday night, where attendees were told ghastly tales and spooked from ...

Board of Supervisors hears panels report on SFPD transparency

October 13, 2016 News

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors heard from judges and members of the public at their meeting last week to address the findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel’s report on transparency, accountability and fairness in law enforcement.   The Blue Ribbon panel is an advisory body to the San Francisco district attorney. It was formed ...