Livable neighborhoods with a vibrant street life will stimulate our economic life as well.
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.
As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected
I think we're on firm legal footing and legal grounds, and certainly I believe very strongly and passionately we're on the right moral ground, ... Late Edition.
San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
We recognize that the arts are an essential part of San Francisco's cultural vitality.
City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur
I do not believe it's appropriate for me ... to discriminate against people.
The arts give us our identity as a community; they also draw new people, fresh visions, and renewable economic opportunity to our community.
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.
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.
This is about bringing the heart and soul of San Francisco back to the forefront,
I feel strongly and passionately about this, ... I don't know where the governor stands.
I'm sick to my stomach.
My heart is heavy, ... I respectfully disagree with the Supreme Court's decision, but I respect the court and will respect the order.
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California. Gavin Newso
This is inevitable; it's long overdue; and the public has a fundamental right to have access to information,
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
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional
Street and park trees provide tremendous benefits to cities.
But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear
a chance to see its beauty with their own eyes.
Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process, especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea, but have no real familiarity with the business world
Either they're right, or we're onto something,
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.
The bottom line is I recommended that Tony Hall be appointed to the Treasure Island authority, ... Clearly, I made a mistake, and I take responsibility for that mistake, and I'm accountable for that mistake. Period.
stale rhetoric. Divisive rhetoric. Absurd.
Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce
Michael Johnson and Fillmore Development Associates have shown tremendous persistence and passion for this neighborhood and the opportunity to bring back an important part of San Francisco's cultural heritage,
A city without children has no future.