All I can think of is, what's next? ... That's what's so exciting - how do we top this?
Street and park trees provide tremendous benefits to cities.
There is always a fine line ? do you restrict or just allow ? and we erred on the side of allowing, ... We said to the clubs, 'Do what you do and do it appropriately,' but they got a little out of control.
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.
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.
My intent is to have the taxpayers pay little or nothing,
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.
Is it an appropriate quote for a mayor to say 'Holy s -- '? ... I'm blown away -- the new de Young has exceeded my expectations. This is an incredible gift to the city.
Be willing to make bold decisions and be willing to make glorious mistakes. Learn from your mistakes, but you've got to be willing to make them first.
You don't hire those positions. You get the money that was set aside, for over time costs.
A city without children has no future.
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.
If you distill the essence of everything, what life is about, every single one of us is given a short moment in time on this planet, and we all have one universal need and desire, and that is to be loved and to love.
a chance to see its beauty with their own eyes.
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
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.
San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city.
During the 1990s, San Francisco lived through one of the most intense economic booms of its history
It's just idyllic, ... I think that's what's going to knock people's socks off.
Failure isn't something to be embarrassed about; it's just proof that you're pushing your limits, trying new things, daring to innovate.
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California. Gavin Ne
This president [Obama] has done more for the LGBT community than any president in history. It's just an objective fact. And his legacy is secure in terms of the advancement of the rights of the LGBT community, from Don't Ask, Don't Tell to his support for overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, and
We recognize that the arts are an essential part of San Francisco's cultural vitality.
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
The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.
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
But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear. Gavin Ne
Either they're right, or we're onto something,
is wrong and inconsistent with the values this country holds dear.
But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear