Annie Gaus

Annie is a San Francisco-based journalist who leads Here/Say’s coverage of City Hall. Prior to joining Here/Say, Annie spent years as a business, technology and finance journalist with past bylines at the San Francisco Business Times, Bisnow, TheStreet, The Guardian, Vice News and other outlets. She joined Here/Say after founding Public Comment, a local newsletter that was merged with Here/Say’s brand in 2021. Early in her career, Annie was a video journalist with Discovery Communications and taught writing at San Francisco State University. Born and raised in San Francisco, she enjoys the Giants and Warriors, stand-up comedy, foggy days, and going on long walks and Muni rides around her beloved city.

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Policymakers, Advocates Urge Tenants to Seek Relief Ahead of Sept. 30 Deadline

Between state and local programs, San Francisco residents have received about $25 million in relief payments so far. That may not be enough to stop a wave of evictions.

San Francisco Plans Booster Shots, Ramps Up Testing Amid COVID-19 Case Uptick

The CDC recommended additional vaccine shots for high-risk populations earlier this week.

New Census Data Sets the Stage for San Francisco’s Redistricting

The census data will play a key role in reshuffling San Francisco’s Supervisorial districts in 2022.

San Francisco to Mandate Vaccines for Bar, Restaurant Patrons Starting August 20

City officials hope that the new mandate will provide an added incentive to get vaccinated.

City’s Plan to Reopen Great Highway to Cars Met with Pushback

Two advocates filed a CEQA appeal to delay the reopening of the Great Highway to cars, and a parents’ group organized a demonstration this weekend.

Chesa Boudin Recall Campaigns Sprint to Signature-Gathering Deadlines

If the second signature-gathering effort succeeds, San Francisco voters could decide whether to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin as soon as February 2022.

SFUSD to Require Vaccinations for Teachers and Staff

School district employees will be required to present proof of vaccination by Aug. 31.

City Commissioner, Activist Jon Jacobo Resigns Following Rape Allegation

Jon Jacobo, a well-known San Francisco political figure with leadership roles at several local organizations, announced his resignation from a city commission in the wake of allegations by a local activist that he assaulted and raped her.

San Francisco Looks Ahead to Helping Children, Families Recover from Pandemic Upheaval

With public schools slated to reopen on Aug. 16, families will soon return to a…

San Francisco, Bay Area Counties Reinstate Indoor Mask Mandates for All Residents

The mask mandates apply to both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents of eight Bay Area jurisdictions.