Mayor Ed Lee http://kalw.org en First Mayoral forum in series tackles jobs and diversity in SF http://kalw.org/post/first-mayoral-forum-series-tackles-jobs-and-diversity-sf <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-aa511ff0-b32f-4db4-a677-4ca96d19734c"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">African Americans are leaving San Francisco at an alarming rate. They make up just six percent of the population, down from over 13 percent in 1970 and have a higher unemployment rate than whites and other minorities.</span></span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:10:51 +0000 Isabel Angell 40802 at http://kalw.org First Mayoral forum in series tackles jobs and diversity in SF Seven important numbers from the final America’s Cup Economic Impact Report http://kalw.org/post/seven-important-numbers-final-america-s-cup-economic-impact-report <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Several years ago, the Bay Area Council Economic Institute conducted a study on the expected economic impact of the 34th</span><span style="line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap;"> America’s Cup, if San Francisco were to host the event. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:40:08 +0000 Angela Johnston 37515 at http://kalw.org Seven important numbers from the final America’s Cup Economic Impact Report Mayor pledges to fix Muni http://kalw.org/post/mayor-pledges-fix-muni <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When he came into office last year, San Francisco mayor Ed Lee said fixing </span>Muni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><a href="https://www.baycitizen.org/news/transportation/new-sf-mayor-muni-not-priority/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><b>wasn’t a priority for him</b></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But in his 2013 </span><a href="http://www.sfmayor.org/index.aspx?recordid=236&amp;page=846" style="line-height: 1.5;"><b>State of the City</b></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> address, Mayor Lee devoted alm Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:48:32 +0000 Isabel Angell 23315 at http://kalw.org Mayor pledges to fix Muni Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change? http://kalw.org/post/revitalizing-market-street-can-citys-multi-dimensional-effort-create-lasting-change <p>For the last twenty years, San Francisco city leaders have promised to address the long-standing challenges facing the Mid Market Street neighborhood, but nothing has really changed.Now, San Francisco is taking a fresh approach to revitalizing Mid Market Street that includes attracting tech businesses and actively reaching out to arts organizations, community groups and residents to create a new vision for &nbsp;this diverse neighborhood. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:54:25 +0000 City Visions 13447 at http://kalw.org Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change? How should the city handle Ross Mirkarimi? http://kalw.org/post/how-should-city-handle-ross-mirkarimi <p>San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi continues to be in hot water as&nbsp;the City of San Francisco determines whether or not he should lose his job. Mayor Ed Lee suspended Mirkarimi on March 20th, after he plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment. The charge is connection with a New Year&rsquo;s Eve incident in which he grabbed his wife&#39;s arm during an argument, causing a bruise.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 23:51:11 +0000 Ben Trefny 9706 at http://kalw.org How should the city handle Ross Mirkarimi?