April 22, 2021
Mayor London N. Breed today announced San Francisco’s newest environmental and climate change commitments, including an ambitious target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and becoming a carbon neutral city in the next 24 years. Included in these commitments is moving up San Francisco’s net-zero carbon goal by five years to 2045.
April 20, 2021
“This verdict does not bring back the life of George Floyd. It can’t replace the years of his life that were robbed from him, nor the life experiences and memories that would have been made with his friends and family. What this verdict does reflect is that the tide is turning in this country, although still too slowly, toward accountability and justice.
MOTHER OF ISAAC OF "THE LOVE BOAT," JERRI LANGE, BAY AREA MEDIA LEGEND, SOCIAL ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR, AND AUTHOR HAS PASSED
April 15, 2021
Jerri Lange, one of the first African American journalists and television talk show hosts in the San Francisco Bay Area passed away peacefully on April 10, 2021, from natural causes. At 96, despite several physical challenges, Jerri remained a positive and powerful force and continued to share her wisdom and experiences with her vast circle of family, friends, and admirers. Jerri is survived by her two sons, James Cowan, a print media businessman, and Ted Lange, an actor best known for his stellar performance as Isaac on the hit television series, The Love Boat, along with Ted's two sons/Jerri's grandsons, Ted IV and Turner. Jerri joins her son, the late Michael Lange, former playwright, actor, professor in heaven.
MAYOR LONDON BREED CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE HEART OF THE MISSION DISTRICT
April 15, 2021
Mayor London N. Breed today celebrated the grand opening of a 100% affordable housing project in the Mission at La Fénix at 1950 Mission Street. Located between 15th and 16th Streets, near the 16th Street BART station, the building consists of 155 permanently affordable apartments for low-income households and will include 40 units for formerly homeless families; there are two additional units for on-site property management.
April 13, 2021
Mayor London N. Breed Tuesday announced the City is moving forward to open a drug sobering center for people who are experiencing the effects of fentanyl, methamphetamine, and other substances. Today, Mayor Breed will introduce a lease for the building at 1076 Howard Street at the Board of Supervisors.
April 12, 2021
From her inspirational career to her last words of the 2007 interview, the poise, graciousness, kindness and wisdom of Ms. Lange resonate with a message for 2021: "We are responsible for the country we have. We are responsible for everything we see, feel, and hear around us. So let's be responsible about what comes in our homes and changes our behavioral patterns, our habits, or whether we hate or love each other and show our children how to solve problems not through the end of a gun, but through negotiation and through love."
Local California Elected Officials to Brief San Francisco Faith Leaders on COVID-19 Legislative Initiatives
April 9, 2021
As San Francisco diligently responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, our State elected officials offer their support in the form of a wide range of legislative initiatives. This week's Online Briefing for Faith Leaders, hosted by the San Francisco Interfaith Council and supported by the COVID Command Center's Joint Information Center Virtual Outreach Team, welcomes Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblymembers David Chiu and Phil Ting, who will shine a light on those legislative initiatives.
MAYOR LONDON BREED APPOINTS SHIREEN MCSPADDEN TO LEAD DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESSNESS AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
April 8, 2021
MAYOR LONDON BREED APPOINTS SHIREEN MCSPADDEN TO LEAD DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESSNESS AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING...
VIETNAM HELICOPTER PILOTS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS MEET WAR ORPHAN, DAUGHTER OF FALLEN VIETNAM CREW CHIEF & WAR HERO
April 7, 2021
Members of the Vietnam Veterans Helicopter Pilots met with the daughter of Sp5 Wyley Wright Jr. today to share details of the association's mission. Jackie Wright, the eldest of the four children of Sp5 Wright, found the organization over the Internet. Sp5 Wright died serving as an honor guard for the man who is deemed as "the architect of the Vietnam War," then U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. The U.S. Army helicopter crash in the Mekong River happened on March 9, 1964 taking the lives of 33-year-old Sp5 Wright and 20-year-old PFC John Francis Shea, at a time when the soldiers in Vietnam were called advisors.
April 4, 2021
Our nation must address the issue of anti-Asian hate and violence, a problem that has significantly increased throughout the United States.