We recognize that the arts are an essential part of San Francisco's cultural vitality.
As Mayor, I will use my experience to make San Francisco a place where small businesses can thrive
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California. Gavin Ne
This is inevitable; it's long overdue; and the public has a fundamental right to have access to information,
If Hurricane Katrina didn't prove it to you, I don't know what will, ... I'm not waiting, in the event of an emergency, for Air Force One.
This is about bringing the heart and soul of San Francisco back to the forefront,
It's royalty, ... I think there's an intrigue, a mystery to it.
All of us are in in shock, ... This is a senseless and unexplainable act that goes beyond the pale. Frankly, it makes you sick to your stomach.
This is real. This is about basic, fundamental rights. It's about laying a foundation of equality for everybody, and he missed a golden opportunity to stand on history and to do something that is noble and appropriate. By no means was this a profile in courage. What a wasted moment for his administr
Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's art industry as a core reason for visiting
These are senseless inexplicable things that are beyond the pale of imagination, ... It makes you, frankly, sick to your stomach to think you live in a society where things like this could have happened.
I'm opposed to this initiative on every level because it hurts the priorities our community cares most about,
You know we're the only city -- I think we're the only big city in America ... there may be an exception or two ... that women are running the Police Department, Fire Department and our emergency services. That's why I feel so safe. And I'll tell you why. Women put their egos aside. You get these gu
The extremes are we have over 550 people in San Francisco earning over $100,000 a year, ... Principally, that's based on the ability to generate upwards of 90 percent of their salary in overtime expenditures.
The island was not operating as it should, ... We need an executive director that can work with the city attorney's office, the controller's office, my office and the (Treasure Island) board.
You don't hire those positions. You get the money that was set aside, for over time costs.
San Francisco businesses face many challenges, including high rents, regulatory burdens, and the rising cost of workers compensation insurance and employee health plans
While I am humbled by the widespread encouragement of so many and hold in the highest esteem those who serve us in federal office, I know that my head and my heart, my young family's future, and our unfinished work all remain firmly in the State of California - not Washington D.C. Therefore I will n
Livable neighborhoods with a vibrant street life will stimulate our economic life as well.
The arts give us our identity as a community; they also draw new people, fresh visions, and renewable economic opportunity to our community.
All I can think of is, what's next? ... That's what's so exciting - how do we top this?
I never, ever considered an evacuation strategy in San Francisco that would require the entire city to evacuate, ... I'd have to have five aircraft carriers collecting dust waiting off the coast.
As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options
Historically, San Franciscans have not valued street trees as much as other communities have
We're reacting to the president's decision to use this as a wedge issue to divide people. I think what he's doing is wrong. It's hurtful,
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California. Gavin Newso
But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear
It's just idyllic, ... I think that's what's going to knock people's socks off.
I think the most important thing is finding the bodies, ... This recovery effort is difficult. Everyone needs closure, not only the family, but the community.
As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy