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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement: “I want to acknowledge the Hellman family for their continued commitment to San Francisco residents.  The extraordinary...
Posted Date: 09/30/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement: “Today, San Francisco mourns the loss of the former president of Israel Shimon Peres, who was a source of inspiration to so many...
Posted Date: 09/28/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement: “As Mayor, I want San Franciscans to be assured that we have a safe and resilient City.  Many issues and concerns have been...
Posted Date: 09/22/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today applauded the significant progress in the efforts to halt displacement of long-time residents at greatest risk of being forced out of San Francisco with the approval of a...
Posted Date: 09/22/2016
"I join all of San Francisco in mourning the death of community leader Rose Pak. Rose and I have been friends for more than 40 years, and I am among a great many people whose lives were touched in...
Posted Date: 09/19/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the award of four predevelopment loans to support the creation of up to 529 affordable rental homes for San Francisco’s low-income and homeless families and...
Posted Date: 09/19/2016
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San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joins Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter, and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon to announce the results of the 2016 Startup in...
Posted Date: 09/16/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA– Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the award of four predevelopment loans to support the creation of up to 529 affordable rental homes for San Francisco’s low-income...
Posted Date: 09/16/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today praised the community for their support and approval of the City’s Navigation Center in the Central Waterfront. After six months of a robust community engagement...
Posted Date: 09/15/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the Mission Child Care Consortium (MCCC) to announce the purchase of their building in the Excelsior neighborhood which they have occupied as renters for nearly 30 years....
Posted Date: 09/13/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement: “Fifteen years ago, first responders around the nation responded to the call for help. They did not fear for their own safety...
Posted Date: 09/12/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of San Franciscan Warren Hinckle: “Today, San Francisco mourns the loss of Warren Hinckle, whose wit, irreverence and...
Posted Date: 08/25/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today applauded the California State Transportation Agency for awarding $45 million in new cap-and-trade funds as part of the Transit and Intercity Rail Capacity Program (TIRCP) to...
Posted Date: 08/22/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the tragedy that occurred at Washington Square Park: “Today my thoughts are with the family of the young mother who was...
Posted Date: 08/15/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued an Executive Directive that charges all City departments to improve traffic safety on San Francisco streets and the citywide bicycle network. This new directive...
Posted Date: 08/04/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today signed the City’s two-year balanced budget for Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18. To deliver this two-year consensus budget proposal, Mayor Lee worked with the Board of...
Posted Date: 08/01/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is providing San Francisco $250,000 in funding to increase...
Posted Date: 07/28/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard A. Carranza on becoming finalist as Houston Independent School District...
Posted Date: 07/28/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement regarding today's San Francisco Superior Court decision upholding the Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for the Golden State...
Posted Date: 07/18/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding San Francisco’s observance of national unity: “During times like these, we must come together as a community, as a...
Posted Date: 07/08/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement regarding the recent violence across the country: “This morning our hearts are heavy following the recent violence that has impacted...
Posted Date: 07/08/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Police Department’s standoff with an armed suspect at Jones and Market streets: “I want to thank the officers of the...
Posted Date: 07/07/2016
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Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) joined by the Department of Public Health, San Francisco Police Department and other City agencies announced the...
Posted Date: 06/30/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the traffic patrol officer 8th and Bryant Streets: “Our thoughts remain with the traffic patrol officer who sustained minor...
Posted Date: 06/30/2016
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San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the opening of the second Navigation Center located at the Civic Center Hotel at 20 12th Street. The Navigation Center is part of Mayor Lee...
Posted Date: 06/28/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement strongly condemning today’s deadlock 4-4 tie in the U.S. Supreme Court case, United States v. Texas, leaving in place a 2015 Fifth...
Posted Date: 06/23/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Police Commission’s unanimous approval of proposed revisions of San Francisco Police Department Use of Force Policy:...
Posted Date: 06/23/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of September Jarrett as the Director of the Office of Early Care and Education (OECE). Jarrett succeeds Barbara Cocodrilli Carlson, who served as...
Posted Date: 06/22/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced three pledges at the Bay Area Women’s Summit that continue to build on the City’s achievements to provide opportunities to women...
Posted Date: 06/21/2016
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  San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Scott Wiener today submitted the Safe Neighborhoods Ordinance for the November 2016 ballot to require the creation of the...
Posted Date: 06/21/2016