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SF Mayor and City Administrator Appoints Carrie Bishop as City’s First Chief Digital Services Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly today announced the appointment of Carrie Bishop to serve as San Francisco’s first Chief Digital Services Officer.
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S.F. Mayor Lee and Supervisor Kim Announce Plan to Provide Access to City College for Calif. Residents

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim and City College Acting Chancellor Susan Lamb announced this week that starting next school year City College will be accessible for all California residents living in San Francisco and taking courses for credit.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Signs Historic Legislation for Mixed-Income Development in Sunnydale

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee last week (Feb. 1) signed historic legislation to authorize the phased redevelopment of the Potrero Terrace and Annex and Sunnydale public housing sites, both part of the City’s HOPE SF neighborhood transformation initiative.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Statement on State Legislature Approving Bill to Raise California Minimum Wage

SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding both State Senate and State Assembly in...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Swears in New Appointments and Reappointments to City Boards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last week, March 7, San Franciso Mayor Edwin M. Lee swore in the following new appointments and reappointments...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Launches Innovative Emergency Medical Response Team to Reduce 911 Calls

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Homeless Emergency Assessment & Response...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Armistead Maupin as Recipient of 2016 Mayor's Art Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces $8.2 Million Federal Grant for Fire Department Hiring

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee recently announced the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) was awarded an $8.2 million...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Increased Funding to Strengthen San Francisco Immigrant Community

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced $10 million in total budget funding over two years...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces $25.6 Million in U.S. HUD Grants for Homeless Programs in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday announced that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Outlines Shared Prosperity Agenda in 2015 State of the City Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2015 State of the City address at the recently...
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SF Mayor Lee Outlines Bold 2014 Agenda in State of San Francisco Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2014 "State of the City Address" at the construction...
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First San Francisco Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program in Collaboration with The White House Announces Finalists for 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inspired by President Obama's call, "We've got to have the brightest minds to help solve our biggest challenges,"...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces New Initiative to Help Veterans Reenter Calif. Workforce

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Lee announced a new initiative called the Veterans Access Point for Workforce Development,...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Appoints Barbara Carlson as Director of the Office of Early Care and Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this week appointed Barbara Coccodrilli Carlson as the first new Director of the...
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SF Mayor Lee Launches Nation’s First Living Innovation Zone

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, as part of Innovation Month, officially opened the nation’s first...
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SF Mayor Ed Lee, SFUSD & Salesforce.com Foundation Launch Public-Private Middle School Leadership Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Mayor Ed Lee joined San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Superintendent Richard Carranza and Marc Benioff,...
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SF Mayor Lee Breaks Ground on New Ocean Avenue Housing Project for Low Income Families and Transitional-Age Youth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee with District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee, the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, Mercy...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Filming of New HBO Series 'Looking' in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and HBO announced the signing of a lease for stage and...
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S.F. Mayor Lee and Attorney General Harris Launch JusticeMobile Initiative and SFPD Mobile App

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Attorney General Kamala Harris launched the JusticeMobile mobile application. On Sept. 9 they jointly announced that the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) is the first police department in the State of California to launch JusticeMobile law enforcement data initiative on a smartphone.
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SF Mayor Lee and Supervisor Farrell Launch Home Loan Assistance Program for First Responders

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell today launched the down payment home loan assistance program...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco's Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this past week announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival coming...
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SF Mayor Lee Appoints Allen Nanceto Lead San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation Department

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced his appointment of Allen A. Nance as San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation...
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SF Mayor Lee Launches San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee with Board President David Chiu and local community partners announced a new...
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San Francisco to Host 2015 US Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last week, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that San Francisco awarded as the host of the U.S....
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SF Mayor Lee and New York City Mayor Bloomberg to Co-Host Second Annual Bloomberg Technology Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that they will...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Spotify Becomes Eleventh Tech Company to Move to the Central Market Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that four new businesses have signed leases in the Central Market...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces New QB3 Biotech Incubator in Central San Francisco Waterfront

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) announced that QB3...
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San Francisco Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4 Percent in April 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 5.4...
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San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Plans for New Apple Retail Store in Union Square

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced plans for a new Apple...
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Kicking off San Francisco's Small Business Week, SF Mayor Lee Announces New Loans to Boost Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the "Emerging Business Loan Fund" which will make...
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San Francisco Submits Bid to Host NFL Super Bowl L/LI in 2016/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today celebrated the submission of the San Francisco Bay Area regional bid in...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Recipients of 2013 Mayor’s Teacher of the Year Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced five recipients of the 2012-2013 Mayor's Teacher of the Year...
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SF Mayor Lee & Supervisors Sign Mandatory Seismic Retrofit Program for City's Soft Story Buildings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the Board of Supervisors and City Officials to mark the 107th...
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SF Mayor Lee Launches Initiative to Improve Pedestrian Safety and Reduce Pedestrian Injuries in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee - as part of the Nation’s first Walk to Work Day...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Full Funding for GoSolarSF Program: Two Million Dollars for Solar for Fiscal Year 2013-2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that the City’s successful solar initiative, GoSolarSF, will receive an...
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SF Mayor Lee Celebrates Phase One Completion of Pier 27 James R. Herman Cruise Terminal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee celebrated the completion of Phase One of the James R. Herman...
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S.F. Mayor Lee Appoints Katy Tang as District 4 Supervisor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced his appointment of Katy Tang to the District 4 Supervisor’s seat...
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San Francisco Moves Forward with Pedestrian Strategy: the Pedestrian Safety Executive Directive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and San Francisco Department of Public Health to announce the draft Pedestrian Strategy is nearing completion. City officials, advocates and community groups reaffirmed their commitment to pedestrian safety during the holiday shopping season today at the Powell Street Promenade where existing pedestrian improvements have helped holiday shoppers stay safe on busy San Francisco sidewalks.
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SF Mayor Lee and Supervisor Chu Launch Invest in Neighborhoods Pilot to Protect Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu announced the launch of a new Invest in Neighborhoods pilot program called the Americans with Disabilities Act Small Business Assessment Program. The pilot will begin in District Four and will provide small businesses with an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) assessment report, a plan for compliance, and access to new grant funding and loan programs to make upgrades.
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Renewed Partnership with Benioff Family and Salesforce Foundation to Help House Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Monday announced Marc and Lynne Benioff and the Salesforce.com Foundation will renew their important financial support to house homeless families in San Francisco and announced additional contributions from City agencies. Contributions will ensure a second successful year for the Home for the Holidays initiative.
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SF Mayor Lee Launches Season of Giving Campaign to Support San Francisco Families and People in Need

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of San Francisco’s Season of Giving campaign to support organizations that help San Franciscans and organizations helping victims of Hurricane Sandy. The Season of Giving will last through Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday weekend on January 15, 2013 and residents and businesses are encouraged to give back to their own communities or to the American Red Cross for hurricane victims to provide warm meals, a place to stay and other essential services.
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San Francisco Named Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced San Francisco has been selected as a finalist for the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, a competition created to inspire United States cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges, improve city life and can be shared with other cities across the nation.
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SF Mayor Lee Unveils Violence Prevention Service Center in Sunnydale Hope SF Public Housing

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday opened the new Visitacion Valley Family Resource Center annex at the Sunnydale HOPE SF public housing site as part of the Mayor’s IPO (Interrupt, Predict and Organize for a Safer San Francisco) violence prevention strategy.
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Square Moving to New Central Market HQ: Tech Company Plans to Employ 1,000 People in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Square CEO Jack Dorsey today announced that Square, the company "making commerce easy for everyone," is relocating its corporate headquarters to 1455 Market Street in the City’s Central Market neighborhood. Square has signed a lease and expects to move into its new location in mid-2013.
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San Francisco Mayor Lee’s Statement on SF Unemployment Rate Dropping to 6.9 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping below seven percent in September, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the State Employment Development Department (EDD):
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San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Patrick Otellini as Director of Earthquake Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As San Francisco Bay Area marks the 23rd anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake, Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Wednesday announced the appointment of Patrick Otellini to lead San Francisco’s groundbreaking Earthquake Safety Implementation Program (ESIP).
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SF Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco to Submit Bid to Host Super Bowl 'L'

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that San Francisco, in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and a San Francisco Bay Area regional bid committee, will submit a formal bid to the National Football League (NFL) to host Super Bowl L in 2016.
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SF Mayor Lee and President Chiu Announce New Open Data Legislation for San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday S.F. Mayor Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced introduction of new Open Data legislation to strengthen San Francisco’s landmark Open Data initiatives, including the creation of a Chief Data Officer and encouraging the use of information for more efficient government services.
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Moscone Center Achieves LEED Gold

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Monday announced that the Moscone Center has received LEED Gold certification, the first convention center on the West Coast to attain the green building honor. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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S.F. Mayor Lee Celebrates Opening of City's New Bridge HIV Research Facility

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today officially cut the ribbon to open the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH)’s new Bridge HIV research facility as part of the City’s new $9.5 million HIV/AIDS Research Center, located at 25 Van Ness Avenue.
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San Francisco Named America’s Best City by Bloomberg Businessweek, says Mayor Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Wednesday announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as America's Best City in Bloomberg Businessweek.com’s 2012 best places to live ranking. San Francisco topped their list of 100 American cities researched.
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San Francisco Mayor Lee Proclaims October 2012 as Innovation Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday announced during his remarks at TechCrunch Disrupt SF that October 2012 is Innovation Month in San Francisco. This declaration is both a celebration and a call to action to highlight the City’s need to further embrace technology and catalyze greater job creation, community engagement and government efficiency through innovation.
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S.F. Mayor Lee Appoints Rodrigo Santos to City College Board of Trustees

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday appointed Rodrigo Santos to the City College Board of Trustees, filling the vacancy left by the passing of Milton Marks III.
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SF Mayor Lee and US Transportation Secretary LaHood Break Ground on New SFO Air Traffic Control Tower

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Acting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Pinterest Relocating to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann announced today that Pinterest, one of the fastest...
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SF Mayor Lee Announces Completion of SFPUC HQ – North America's Greenest Urban Office Building

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) officially unveiled its completed...

San Francisco Launches Innovative Muni History Exhibit to Celebrate 100 Years

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and partners Market Street Railway (MSR) and Historypin announced the launch of 'Treasures from the Muni Archive,' a new exhibit of photographs from Muni's extensive archive celebrating the last 100 years.
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S.F. Mayor Lee to Lead New Innovation and Technology Task Force of U.S. Mayors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the formation of a Technology and Innovation Task Force at the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) that will demonstrate how cities can support growth of technology and new economy jobs and foster innovation in local governments through technology and transparency.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Law to Help San Francisco Finance America's Cup Infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday signed AB 664 (Ammiano) to finance improvements the Port of San Francisco needs to host the 2013 America’s Cup yacht race, considered along with the Olympics and the World Cup to be one of the world’s top sporting events.

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