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Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

April 22, 2014 | 7:30 am

Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

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Mayor talks about housing, the Ellis Act, Proposition B, minimum wage, schools, Sunday parking, etc.

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San Francisco 911 Dispatchers Protest Low Staffing Levels

April 3, 2014 | 9:26 am

San Francisco 911 Dispatchers Protest Low Staffing Levels

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Demonstrators say too many calls are put on hold, increasing stress and endangering public safety.

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San Francisco Cuts Deal to Allow Shuttles to Use Muni Stops

January 6, 2014 | 5:13 pm

San Francisco Cuts Deal to Allow Shuttles to Use Muni Stops

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City announces 18-month pilot plan that will issue permits and charge fees for using Muni facilities.

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Amid Growing Open Records Controversy, Mayors Promise To Comply With Law

June 19, 2013 | 1:21 pm

Amid Growing Open Records Controversy, Mayors Promise To Comply With Law

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Update Thursday: The Governor and Legislature have now backtracked on pushing the Public Records Act changes through. Original post There’s a growing controversy in Sacramento over a bill on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk that would change California’s open records laws. The language, contained in one of the so-called trailer bills that lawmakers passed alongside the […]

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Protesters Demand Help for City College of San Francisco (Photos)

March 14, 2013 | 5:02 pm

Protesters Demand Help for City College of San Francisco (Photos)

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Hundreds of people marched to San Francisco City Hall Thursday afternoon demanding support for City College. Protesters asked the city to commit to funding the school and to reverse cuts to classes, programs and staff. The school faces a Friday deadline to demonstrate to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges that it has […]

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Mirkarimi’s Lawyer Wants Court to Reinstate Him

March 27, 2012 | 1:33 pm

Mirkarimi’s Lawyer Wants Court to Reinstate Him

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Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is trying to get the Superior Court to reinstate him. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee suspended Mirkarimi without pay last week on grounds of official misconduct after the sheriff plead guilty to false imprisonment — a charge stemming from a domestic violence case. This morning, Mirkarimi’s attorney David Waggoner […]

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February 14, 2012 | 5:09 pm

Lee Campaign Contributors Charged by Gascon

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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon filed misdemeanor charges against two contributors to Mayor Ed Lee’s 2011 mayoral campaign late Tuesday afternoon. Passenger shuttle company Go Lorrie’s Travel and Tours is charged with making $11,500 in illegal contributions to Lee’s campaign by passing the money through its drivers and staff. Jason Perez, 40, of San […]

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It’s Official: Ed Lee is In the Race

August 8, 2011 | 9:36 am

It’s Official: Ed Lee is In the Race

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Ed Lee just wrapped a 10 minute press conference announcing his mayoral run.  He took a lot of questions about integrity and trust during the presser.  When he took the job he’d said he wouldn’t seek a full term.  He told the crowd that while he is still a man of his word, he’s had […]

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January 11, 2011 | 5:42 pm

Mayor Ed Lee’s Inaugural Address

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To be honest, “inaugural address” seems a little grandiose. Mayor Edwin M. Lee’s first talk to the city he’s leading was serious and self-effacing but also down to earth. He thanked those who have promoted him for the mayor’s job and entrusted him with the responsibility; he talked about his past, what he believes in, […]

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