Mayor London N. Breed, the Department on the Status of Women, and non-profit organization Freedom Forward today celebrated the opening of the HYPE (Helping Young People Elevate) Center, a drop-in center designed and developed by local youth that provides critical services and resources for 14- to 25-year-olds across the Bay Area.
MAYOR LONDON BREED AND SFMTA CELEBRATE MAJOR TRANSIT MILESTONE AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON GEARY BOULEVARD
Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), and San Francisco Public Works today celebrated the completion of the Geary Rapid Project. This major civic improvement project has helped revitalize one of San Francisco’s busiest corridors between Market and Stanyan streets with more reliable bus service, safer streets, upgraded utilities, and new trees
Charles Sharp of D.C.'s BEMA Posts Respect & Condolences in the Passing of US Army Four Star General & Fmr Secretary of State Colin Powell
Black Emergency Managers Association CEO Charles D. Sharp shared the honor of serving with Former Secretary of State Colin Powell upon the passing of Powell October 18, 2021 due to complications of COVID-19.
The impacts of climate change are increasing the frequency and intensity of disasters. Individuals, families, and communities must take a proactive approach and behaviors to save lives, their communities, their culture and heritage.
"We're Proud Governor Newsom Chose Oakland's Own Kingston 11 Cuisine to Sign The Latest California COVID-19 Recovery Package."
Mayor Libby Schaaf: "We're proud that Governor Newsom chose Oakland's own Kingston 11 Cuisine to sign the latest California COVID-19 recovery package. This legislation will keep the good ideas that worked during the pandemic—like parklets and to-go cocktails—and continue to grow and strengthen our small local, businesses." #BuildBackBetter
Mrs. Verlie Mae Pickens, a long-time resident of San Francisco, California, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, September 22, 2021, surrounded with the love and care of her granddaughter, Ms. Charisse Anderson, in Los Angeles. Mrs. Pickens was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 11, 1916, the daughter of Mr. Thomas Alfred Nisby and Mrs. Lillian Lumpkin Nisby. She celebrated her 105th Birthday with her family at Disneyland this year.
A significant end to the week encompassing "Indigenous Peoples' Day" is the beginning of something new, San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company's (SFBATCO) two-day BIPOC themed "New Roots Theatre Festival." Presented at Brava Theater Center in the historic Mission District, October 16-17, 2021, it will consist of eight performances for theatre audiences to enjoy in adherence to San Francisco's Coronavirus safety protocols
Mayor London N. Breed and the Port of San Francisco today announced the return of cruises to and from San Francisco. The first vessel to call on the Port of San Francisco will be Majestic Princess on Monday, October 11, 2021. The Port is expecting 21 cruise calls through the remainder of 2021 and a record 127 calls in 2022.
MAYOR LONDON BREED’S HISTORIC HOMELESSNESS RECOVERY PLAN MOVES FORWARD WITH NEW PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING ACQUISITIONS
This week, the City moved forward with Mayor London N. Breed’s proposal to acquire three new buildings for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). Proposed before the Board of Supervisors and Budget and Finance Committee, the buildings will add 237 new PSH units, surpassing the fifty percent mark of Mayor Breed’s goal of creating 1,500 PSH units by July 2022. To date, the City has acquired 714 PSH units during Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
"Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year old immigrant from Thailand, was preparing to go on his early morning walk in the quiet Anza Vista neighborhood of San Francisco on Saturday, January 28, 2021. The Thai grandfather had just survived his heart surgery 9 months before, and his doctor told him to walk daily for his exercise. It was around 8:28 a.m. when Ratanapakdee, a short and thin man and nearly blind, suddenly got shoved hard into the sidewalk by 19-year old Antoine Watson. Watson was sitting in his BMW with his girlfriend; when he saw Ratanapakdee, he got out of his car, ran fast across the street and violently attacked the elderly Thai man." From the Marina Times written by Anh Lę