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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced two bold steps in the City’s quest to get to zero new infections in the battle against HIV/AIDS: creation of the new HIV Community...
Posted Date: 06/15/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today unveiled Sound Commons in United Nations Plaza, a new Living Innovation Zone (LIZ) partnership with the Exploratorium and San Francisco Planning...
Posted Date: 06/14/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of Mayor’s Office of Disability Director Carla Jean Johnson: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Carla...
Posted Date: 06/13/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating attack in Orlando: “On behalf of the people of San Francisco, I express our deepest sorrow for the people...
Posted Date: 06/12/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the stabbing death this morning of a female construction worker at Fifth and Shipley streets in the South of Market neighborhood:...
Posted Date: 06/10/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that Friday’s Game Four of National Basketball Association Finals will be publicly broadcast live in Civic Center Plaza for families...
Posted Date: 06/09/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on Propositions A and B: “San Francisco voters continue to make strategic and smart investments to ensure our growing City is safer...
Posted Date: 06/08/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced an agreement with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and San Francisco Police Officers Association (SFPOA) on the use of body worn...
Posted Date: 05/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his proposed two-year balanced budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 and 2017-18. The budget for the City for FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18 is $9...
Posted Date: 05/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the City’s commitment to improving fire and emergency medical response by announcing a long term five year apparatus replacement plan and by investing heavily...
Posted Date: 05/27/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the City will invest $6 million in programs over the next two years to strengthen the nonprofit sector in San Francisco. This investment includes an...
Posted Date: 05/27/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced over the next two years the City will contribute and invest $728 million in programs for children, youth and families, representing a 13...
Posted Date: 05/26/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $411.3 million proposed two-year capital budget to invest in San Francisco’s future. This record investment continues Mayor Lee...
Posted Date: 05/25/2016
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San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched the celebration of San Francisco’s Small Business Week (May 21st –28th) where local businesses, entrepreneurs and workers are...
Posted Date: 05/24/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 3.1 percent in April 2016, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the...
Posted Date: 05/23/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched the Safe and Clean Neighborhoods Promise, a new initiative to improve the quality of life in all of San Francisco’s neighborhoods with...
Posted Date: 05/20/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the San Francisco Police Department, as delivered: “The past several months have shaken and divided our City, and tensions...
Posted Date: 05/19/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced more than $2.5 million in new funding in his proposed Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18 budget to create, develop and implement the San...
Posted Date: 05/19/2016
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area, along with City Departments and private sector employers, kicked off the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ 2016 initiative, challenging employers...
Posted Date: 05/12/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing the City will launch on July 1st and appointed Hamilton Family Center Executive...
Posted Date: 05/11/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $17.5 million police reform package to fund comprehensive police reforms to increase public safety and build greater trust between police...
Posted Date: 05/10/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding a San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) employee’s conduct: “San Francisco is City that celebrates and embraces...
Posted Date: 05/10/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee will honor nine outstanding San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) educators as the Mayor’s 2015-2016 Teacher and Principal of the Year tonight...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice review of the San Francisco Police Department reforms: “Back on January 21, 2016, I asked United...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the Controller’s City Budget Impact Report on San Francisco hosting Super Bowl 50: “Hosting Super Bowl 50 was a boon to...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the investment of $8 million over the next two years to initiate City efforts to fortify San Francisco’s Seawall. The end result will...
Posted Date: 05/04/2016
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his proposed May 1st budget for the City’s four enterprise Departments (the Airport, Municipal Transportation Agency, Port, and...
Posted Date: 05/02/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced backfilling Federal cuts to maintain the City’s current funding levels for HIV/AIDS prevention and health services to protect essential services to the City...
Posted Date: 04/28/2016
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San Francisco – Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced $1.8 million in additional funding to the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative (SFILDC) to support San Francisco’s...
Posted Date: 04/27/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of Ivar C. Satero as Director of the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), following the retirement of Director John L...
Posted Date: 04/26/2016