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San Francisco, CA—Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf,Women’s Foundation of California and San Francisco City AdministratorNaomi Kelly announced the Bay...
Posted Date: 04/21/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointments of Patrick Mulligan as Director of the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) and Shireen McSpadden as the Executive...
Posted Date: 04/20/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the release a citywide resiliency strategy created as part of a grant from 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). One of the...
Posted Date: 04/18/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating twin earthquakes in Japan’s Kyushu region and major earthquake in Ecuador: “On the eve as we...
Posted Date: 04/17/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement as the Golden State Warriors start the NBA playoff season this weekend: “The San Francisco Bay Area is excited to cheer on the...
Posted Date: 04/14/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee along with Supervisor and Metropolitan Transportation Commissioner Scott Wiener, Supervisor and Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Director Jane Kim, and TJPA Board Chair Greg...
Posted Date: 04/11/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after a San Francisco police officer involved shooting on 19th Street in the Mission neighborhood resulted in the death of an individual...
Posted Date: 04/07/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Honolulu Mayor Kirk...
Posted Date: 04/07/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed the Religious Freedom Law that openly allows discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Posted Date: 04/06/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after meeting with the San Francisco Police Department’s Police Employee Groups (PEG) that represent police officers from African...
Posted Date: 04/04/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding both State Senate and State Assembly in approving Senate Bill 3, authored by Senator Mark Leno, to raise California’s minimum...
Posted Date: 03/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown and State legislators’ tentative agreement with labor unions to raise California’s minimum wage to $...
Posted Date: 03/28/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee with the San Francisco Arts Commission and Recreation & Parks Department today announce that San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza will host Intrude, a large-scale public...
Posted Date: 03/25/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law legislation overturning protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
Posted Date: 03/25/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the City will open a new Navigation Center and lease an additional 200 units of housing for the homeless. The new Navigation Center, which will begin accepting...
Posted Date: 03/23/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of H. Welton Flynn:“On behalf of our City, I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Welton Flynn whose leadership...
Posted Date: 03/22/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating attacks on the international airport and metro station in Brussels, Belgium: “On behalf of the people of San...
Posted Date: 03/22/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced expanded shelter for homeless living on the streets during anticipated wet El Niño storms. The National Weather Service is predicting several days of...
Posted Date: 03/10/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today swore in the following new appointments and reappointments to San Francisco’s Boards and Commissions at a ceremony in City Hall: Arts Commission Simon Frankel...
Posted Date: 03/07/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly today announced the appointment of Catherine Stefani as the County Clerk. “Catherine is a dedicated public servant known at City...
Posted Date: 02/29/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today signed legislation to send a $350 million Public Health and Safety Bond to the June 2016 ballot. The initiative will expand access to mental health services for San Francisco...
Posted Date: 02/26/2016
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced the completion of 30 high-priority safety projects in support of Vision Zero, the City’s goal to...
Posted Date: 02/24/2016
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Police Commission President Suzy Loftus, Police Chief Greg Suhr and community leaders announced a comprehensive package of police reforms to increase public safety...
Posted Date: 02/22/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII) for two affordable housing developments with 290 new,...
Posted Date: 02/19/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today appointed Port Deputy DirectorElaine Forbes as Interim Director of the Port of San Francisco, following theresignation of longtime Director Monique...
Posted Date: 02/18/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on celebrating what would have been the 100th Birthday of Mayor Joseph L. Alioto, the 36th Mayor of San Francisco, who was born on February 12...
Posted Date: 02/12/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell today issued the following statement after 28-year-old Jeffery Lafayette was attacked outside a bar in the Marina over the weekend and...
Posted Date: 02/11/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the acquisition and preservation of five apartment buildings consisting of 19 units of rental housing whose tenants and residents had been served with Ellis Act...
Posted Date: 02/11/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched the Homeless Emergency Assessment & Response Team (HEART), a partnership between the San Francisco Fire Department and the Department of Public Health that...
Posted Date: 02/11/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the homeless investments included in President Barack Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal, which requests nearly $6...
Posted Date: 02/09/2016