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September 15, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted, 9-0, to provide a legal shield for investors willing to buy the San Francisco Giants and keep them in the Bay area. The supervisors said the city will indemnify the investment group headed by George Shinn from damages arising from its bid to purchase the Giants.
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November 25, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
County supervisors chastised one of their own for cursing during a recent hearing but voted against a motion to censure him. The motion to censure Supervisor Chris Daly failed with an 8-2 vote Tuesday. It was prompted by Daly's actions during a tenants' rights hearing at City Hall on Nov. 8, when he walked into the audience and cursed at a landlord advocate.
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April 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
The Board of Supervisors has approved an ordinance that would allow the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society to raise money to renovate the Old Mint. The measure, approved Monday, would allow the sale of the Old Mint's transferable development rights to finance historic renovation and preservation work at the building. "This is an innovative way to restore a national landmark without using a penny of taxpayer dollars," said Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who sponsored the ordinance.
NEWS
January 4, 1988
A former San Francisco policewoman, who alleged that she was sexually harassed by her colleagues after exposing a police sex scandal, has settled her suit against the city for $800,000. The settlement--$275,000 in cash and a guaranteed half salary for life--is expected to receive final approval next month from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
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November 25, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
County supervisors chastised one of their own for cursing during a recent hearing but voted against a motion to censure him. The motion to censure Supervisor Chris Daly failed with an 8-2 vote Tuesday. It was prompted by Daly's actions during a tenants' rights hearing at City Hall on Nov. 8, when he walked into the audience and cursed at a landlord advocate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
The Board of Supervisors has approved an ordinance that would allow the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society to raise money to renovate the Old Mint. The measure, approved Monday, would allow the sale of the Old Mint's transferable development rights to finance historic renovation and preservation work at the building. "This is an innovative way to restore a national landmark without using a penny of taxpayer dollars," said Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who sponsored the ordinance.
NEWS
February 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
City supervisors approved an agreement with United Airlines on Monday that will require the airline to offer health benefits to same-sex partners of their employees within two years. The unanimous vote came in the form of a lease agreement for a $90-million expansion of United's facilities at San Francisco International Airport.
NEWS
March 31, 1997 | MICHAEL J. YBARRA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the lone member of a locally under-represented minority disappeared from the board of supervisors last fall, Examiner columnist Rob Morse pictured the aggrieved group taking to the streets, rhythmically challenged straight white males chanting: We're here. We're sincere. Get used to it. "You almost wouldn't know we're still running the town," wrote Morse, who is openly heterosexual. "Perhaps we've been priced out of the board.
NEWS
March 31, 1997 | MICHAEL J. YBARRA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the lone member of a locally under-represented minority disappeared from the board of supervisors last fall, Examiner columnist Rob Morse pictured the aggrieved group taking to the streets, rhythmically challenged straight white males chanting: We're here. We're sincere. Get used to it. "You almost wouldn't know we're still running the town," wrote Morse, who is openly heterosexual. "Perhaps we've been priced out of the board.
NEWS
February 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
City supervisors approved an agreement with United Airlines on Monday that will require the airline to offer health benefits to same-sex partners of their employees within two years. The unanimous vote came in the form of a lease agreement for a $90-million expansion of United's facilities at San Francisco International Airport.
SPORTS
September 15, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted, 9-0, to provide a legal shield for investors willing to buy the San Francisco Giants and keep them in the Bay area. The supervisors said the city will indemnify the investment group headed by George Shinn from damages arising from its bid to purchase the Giants.
NEWS
January 4, 1988
A former San Francisco policewoman, who alleged that she was sexually harassed by her colleagues after exposing a police sex scandal, has settled her suit against the city for $800,000. The settlement--$275,000 in cash and a guaranteed half salary for life--is expected to receive final approval next month from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
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