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October 2012

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today highlighted planning around the ticker-tape parade and civic celebration in honor of the 2012 World Champion San Francisco Giants to be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012....
Posted Date: 10/30/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the launch of CleantechSF – a new initiative to support the growth of the cleantech industry and cleantech jobs in San Francisco. CleantechSF has three key...
Posted Date: 10/30/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today opened the new Visitacion Valley Family Resource Center annex at the Sunnydale HOPE SF public housing site as part of the Mayor’s IPO (Interrupt, Predict and...
Posted Date: 10/25/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Detroit Mayor David Bing today agreed to a friendly mayoral wager on the outcome of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. Game One...
Posted Date: 10/24/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom today launched a new Project Homeless Connect service – Every Day Connect – to meet the needs of people every day who are homeless...
Posted Date: 10/24/2012
Joined by dozens of high tech student trainees and representatives of San Francisco’s major technology companies, Mayor Edwin M. Lee launched TechSF – a citywide workforce initiative that...
Posted Date: 10/23/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today has officially proclaimed it “San Francisco Giants Pride Week,” beginning Wednesday, October 24th and continuing through the end of the World Series, to urge San...
Posted Date: 10/23/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee with Supervisor Malia Cohen today announced the introduction of a resolution approving a term sheet for a total investment of $58 million and findings of fiscal feasibility for the...
Posted Date: 10/23/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Square CEO Jack Dorsey today announced that Square, the company making commerce easy for everyone, is relocating its corporate headquarters to 1455 Market Street in the City...
Posted Date: 10/22/2012
“Tonight, we really saw what perseverance and teamwork can do. The San Francisco Giants have put the ‘Orange’ in Orange October, and the streets are overflowing with Giants pride....
Posted Date: 10/22/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping below seven percent in September, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the...
Posted Date: 10/19/2012
As San Francisco Bay Area marks the 23rd anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake, Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of Patrick Otellini to lead San Francisco’s...
Posted Date: 10/17/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that San Francisco, in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and a San Francisco Bay Area regional bid committee, will submit a formal bid to the National...
Posted Date: 10/16/2012
Today Mayor Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced introduction of new Open Data legislation to strengthen San Francisco’s landmark Open Data initiatives, including the...
Posted Date: 10/15/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced Moscone Center has received LEED Gold certification, the first convention center on the West Coast to attain the green building honor. The LEED (Leadership in...
Posted Date: 10/15/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay today agreed to a friendly mayoral wager on the outcome of the Giants-Cardinals National League Championship Series matchup. Game One begins...
Posted Date: 10/14/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to announce two planning grants for the Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) for the City’s HOPE SF...
Posted Date: 10/12/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and several key officials today announced Federal approval of an agreement dedicating $942.2 million in federal funds to the Central Subway Project. The agreement finalizes the...
Posted Date: 10/11/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi honored community leaders and organizations in celebration of Latino Heritage Month for their important social, cultural, and...
Posted Date: 10/10/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the Board of Supervisors’ 7-4 vote against sustaining charges of official misconduct against Ross Mirkarimi, which required at...
Posted Date: 10/10/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator and UCSF Professor of Anatomy, was named to receive the 2012 Nobel...
Posted Date: 10/08/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced San Francisco has achieved 80 percent landfill diversion rates, setting national recycling and compost rate records as the highest of any city in North America...
Posted Date: 10/05/2012
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory today agreed to a friendly mayoral wager on the outcome of the Giants-Reds National League Division Series matchup. Game One begins this Saturday...
Posted Date: 10/05/2012