Environment

City Attorney Dennis Herrera Approved to Lead Public Utilities Commission

Herrera’s contract approval marks a changing of the guard at the scandal-tainted utilities agency.

Supervisor Chan Says My Way or the Highway on Future of JFK Drive

The saga of JFK drive—and exactly what it should look like going forward—continues.

A Whole New Voyage: Floating Media Art Installation ‘Night Watch’ Makes its West Coast Debut in San Francisco Bay

The barge with a 20-foot LED screen displays moving images of asylees along San Francisco’s shoreline this weekend.

Why Is There a Warship in San Francisco Bay?

The USS Tripoli—the Navy’s “newest amphibious assault ship”—crossed under the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday and parked itself at Pier 30 ahead of Fleet Week. But some San Franciscans say it’s too loud.

Meet the Firefighting Goats Helping to Mitigate San Francisco’s Wildfire Risk

City Grazing’s herd of 100 goats provides sustainable land management through goat grazing.

S.F. Reimburses Sustainable Commuters for Emergency Rides Home

Reimbursements of up to $150 are available up to four times a year.

As Fire Season Looms, Some S.F. Residents Call for More Assistance

A growing body of evidence shows wildfire smoke can be deadly. With San Franciscans cautioned to stay indoors in smoky weather, what is the city doing to protect vulnerable residents?

Like It Or Not: The Great Highway Will Change

The Upper Great Highway has become an urban escape for locked-down San Franciscans, but some residents aren’t fans of the traffic its closure has created. The beachside road’s future as a pedestrian-friendly corridor or high-speed thoroughfare hangs in the balance. But nature might have the final say…