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May 2014

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of renowned poet, author and civil rights leader Dr. Maya Angelou:   “San Francisco joins the world in mourning...
Posted Date: 05/28/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s nomination of Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio, Texas as the next Secretary of Housing and...
Posted Date: 05/23/2014
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area along with City Departments and private sector employers announced the launch of Summer Jobs+ 2014, challenging employers to create 7,000...
Posted Date: 05/21/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 4.4 percent in April 2014 from 5.3 percent in March 2014, based on preliminary...
Posted Date: 05/16/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today unveiled the CARES (Contact, Assess, Recover & Ensure Success) initiative that provides a new comprehensive, citywide approach to helping residents suffering from severe...
Posted Date: 05/16/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the City Controller’s Office Fiscal Year 2013-14 Nine-Month Budget Status Report, providing the most recent overall revenue growth and...
Posted Date: 05/13/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and all 11 members of the Board of Supervisors today introduced a proposed $500 million general obligation bond for the November 2014 ballot for infrastructure projects that would...
Posted Date: 05/13/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced nine outstanding San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) educators, five teachers and four principals, as the Mayor’s 2013-2014 Teacher and Principal of...
Posted Date: 05/08/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Scott Wiener today announced the launch of NightlifeSF, an initiative to support San Francisco’s vibrant nightlife and entertainment industry. The City’s...
Posted Date: 05/06/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum:“Few people have had as profound and lasting an effect on global popular culture as George Lucas, whose...
Posted Date: 05/02/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his proposed balanced budget for seven City departments (the Airport, Port, Public Utilities Commission, Municipal Transportation Agency, Child Support Services,...
Posted Date: 05/01/2014
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced his appointment of Deborah Raphael as Director of the Department of Environment (SF Environment) where she worked previously for 12 years as the Program Director...
Posted Date: 05/01/2014