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February 17, 2017

Mobile recycling centers would become legal in San Francisco under legislation introduced by state Sen. Scott Wiener on Thursday.

February 16, 2017

Today Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced the introduction of legislation to allow San Francisco to pursue a mobile recycling redemption program - specifically, to allow mobile recycling centers to qualify as full recycling centers under California law and thus to relieve surrounding small businesses of the onerous obligation of having to accept recycling for redemption.

February 15, 2017

San Francisco’s state senator is taking another run at extending last call in California by two hours.

The bill, which Democrat Scott Wiener plans to introduce Wednesday, would allow bars and restaurants to serve alcohol between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m., pending appropriate permits and approval from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Wiener’s bill is similar to one proposed in 2013 by his predecessor, Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, which failed to get enough votes.

The LOCAL Act (Let Our Communities Adjust Late Night) allows, but does not require, local governments to extend hours of alcohol service beyond 2 AM and up until 4 AM, limited to areas zoned for late-night entertainment
February 15, 2017

Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced the LOCAL Act (Let Our Communities Adjust Late Night) to allow, but not require, local governments to extend alcohol service hours to a specified time between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m for bars and restaurants. Under Senate Bill 384, the decision for how and where to implement any extension of alcohol service hours would be up to the local jurisdiction, with approval by the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC).