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Mayor Lee announces SF composting achievement

Mayor Lee announces SF composting achievement

Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced San Francisco reached a major environmental milestone last November having collected a million tons of compostable material through Recology’s green bin program, and today, the millionth ton returns to San Francisco to be applied as nutrient-rich compost to fertilize gardens and grow healthy, organic foods.  “San […]

by July 18, 2012
Mayor Edwin Lee launches ImproveSF

Mayor Edwin Lee launches ImproveSF

Mayor Edwin M. Lee launched ImproveSF, an online social media platform that engages community problem solvers to help solve civic challenges. ImproveSF underscores the Mayor’s commitment to using innovation to provide state of the art access to information, community engagement and government efficiency. “With shrinking budgets and increasing demand on City […]

by July 18, 2012
Pinterest relocates to San Francisco

Pinterest relocates to San Francisco

A growing majority is using Pinterest. The company founded in 2008 is a social platform that helps people collect things they love and connect with others through shared interests. Millions of people use Pinterest to share meal ideas, recipes, fashion, favorite places, home decor and fashion. Mayor Edwin M. Lee […]

by July 10, 2012
Sophie Azouaou of SophiSticate Interiors Receives  Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

Sophie Azouaou of SophiSticate Interiors Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country San Francisco, CA  — March 21st, 2012 – Sophie Azouaou of SophiSticate Interiors, San Francisco, CA has been awarded  “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform […]

by April 20, 2012
Mayor Lee challenges San Franciscans to pledge to conserve water

Mayor Lee challenges San Franciscans to pledge to conserve water

Mayor Edwin M. Lee challenged San Francisco residents and businesses to show the nation how wisely they use water by participating in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation – an online pledge drive to conserve water, save energy, and reduce pollution. The challenge is a friendly competition between cities […]

by March 30, 2012
San Francisco hits milestone for electric vehicle charging stations

San Francisco hits milestone for electric vehicle charging stations

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Assemblymember Fiona Ma joined the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and the Department of the Environment to announce the completion of the City’s first round of electric vehicle (EV) charging station installations in City-owned parking facilities. The 26 newly installed EV charging stations will join existing units currently installed at […]

by March 12, 2012