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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s announced Executive Order that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water...
Posted Date: 04/01/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Police Chief Greg Suhr and Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff today announced the relaunch of the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) Cadet Academy with funding...
Posted Date: 03/31/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Julie Christensen today issued the following joint statement after families were served eviction notices at a 32-unit residential hotel located at 2 Emery Lane in...
Posted Date: 03/27/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of philanthropist and business leader Nan Tucker McEvoy, the granddaughter of San Francisco Chronicle Founder M.H. de Young:...
Posted Date: 03/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the City Controller’s Office Fiscal Year 2014-15 Nine-Month Budget Status Report, providing the most recent overall revenue growth and...
Posted Date: 03/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law that legalizes discrimination against lesbian, gay,...
Posted Date: 03/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee with nine sponsoring members of the Board of Supervisors introduced a package of resolutions for financing Phase 1 of the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) partnership with U.S...
Posted Date: 03/24/2015
“It is both shocking and disturbing to hear that four San Francisco police officers are under investigation for such heinous and despicable statements. The content of these text messages...
Posted Date: 03/16/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the start of construction for the first two of five phases of the historic HOPESF rebuild of Alice Griffith public housing site in Bayview Hunters Point. Once...
Posted Date: 03/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the wrap up of construction of the City’s new Navigation Center, a pioneering approach to help homeless people reconnect with loved ones at home, move off the...
Posted Date: 03/05/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President London Breed today introduced the City’s Ten-Year Capital Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-25 with the Five-Year Information and...
Posted Date: 03/03/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s approval of Title II, supporting net neutrality and protecting the open Internet:“...
Posted Date: 02/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi L. Kelly today announced the appointment of Virginia Donohue as Director of the San Francisco Animal Care and Control Department.“Virginia’...
Posted Date: 02/20/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today announced an historic agreement for a $1.4 billion transformation plan for San Francisco’s...
Posted Date: 02/19/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that a new all-time record for passenger traffic with a total of 47.2 million passengers traveling through the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was set in 2014....
Posted Date: 02/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on this anniversary when on February 12, 2004, then Mayor Gavin Newsom directed the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples in San...
Posted Date: 02/12/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the City Controller’s Fiscal Year 2014-15 Six-Month Budget Status Report, providing the most recent expenditure and revenue...
Posted Date: 02/10/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim, the California Trucking Association, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), and San Francisco Public Works, announced...
Posted Date: 02/10/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that a new 40 person San Francisco Fire Department H-3 EMT/Paramedic training academy will begin in March with graduates expected to be working by May. Another 14...
Posted Date: 02/04/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based...
Posted Date: 01/27/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board President London Breed today announced that San Francisco greenhouse gas emissions in 2012 were 23 percent below 1990 levels and the City is on track to reduce its...
Posted Date: 01/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of San Francisco Film Commissioner Robert Morales: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Morales, one of our...
Posted Date: 01/26/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 3.8 percent in December 2014 from 4.3 percent in October 2014, based on preliminary...
Posted Date: 01/23/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors authorizing free Muni for low and moderate income seniors and...
Posted Date: 01/20/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today delivered his 2015 State of the City address at the recently completed Phase One expansion site of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market – the first new Production...
Posted Date: 01/15/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)’s decision to grant Restoration Status to City College of San...
Posted Date: 01/14/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a major expansion of the existing Preschool for All program for all four-year-olds in San Francisco to enhance early education opportunities and to help meet the...
Posted Date: 01/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today joined by members of the Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced a major expansion of Muni’s fleet by purchasing an...
Posted Date: 01/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of San Francisco philanthropist Helen Diller:“I am profoundly saddened by the passing of Helen Diller, one of our great...
Posted Date: 01/12/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s proposed 2015-16 balanced budget for the State of California:“I congratulate Governor...
Posted Date: 01/09/2015