In a letter to department heads, Mayor London Breed said she's preserving money for her top priorities.
The Supreme Court is wrestling with a nationwide settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma that would shield members of the Sackler family who own the company from civil lawsuits over the toll of opioids.
Car pulled over I-15 near Temecula had 81 pounds of fentanyl pills hidden inside
In an unprecedented move, the Santa Clara County District Attorney on Wednesday announced prosecutors charged two parents with the murder of their 18-month-old daughter, who died of fentanyl and methamphetamine toxicity.
Dex Carvey, the eldest son of "Saturday Night Live" alum Dana Carvey, has died at the age of 32.
A 26-year-old Fremont woman was arrested in connection with the death of her toddler son after the child had been exposed to fentanyl, police say.
For too long, officials say drug traffickers in the Tenderloin have been through a revolving door in local courts after being busted by the SFPD. Now, more and more dealers have been charged in federal court with selling fentanyl, cocaine, meth and heroin.
An on-duty deputy with the Sonoma County Sheriff was exposed to fentanyl early Wednesday morning and had to be administered an anti-opioid, the office said.
Santa Rosa officers arrested an alleged "runner" for a drug trafficking ring on Monday morning, according to police.
A self-confessed drug dealer from Oakland is facing 20 years to life in prison for selling various illegal drugs in San Francisco, federal prosecutors said.
Fentanyl dealers could be charged with homicide if a person dies from using the drug in San Francisco.
Starting soon, opioid-related deaths in San Francisco will be investigated as homicides. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is teaming up with San Francisco leaders to establish a new law enforcement task force to investigate and treat opioid deaths the same way as homicide cases, potentially charging drug dealers with murder, the Governor's Office announced Friday.
A San Jose father is being charged for the death of his baby girl after she died from an opioid overdose.
Rite Aid, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the country, has filed for bankruptcy.
The race for San Francisco mayor is heating up and now has 29 candidates vying for the position.
San Francisco launched a pilot program to help those struggling with addiction. The program focuses on cocaine and methamphetamine use. Patients who get clean are paid in gift cards.
San Francisco health officials say the number of people dying from drug overdoses is skyrocketing.
Dreamforce is back at the Moscone Center this week. The big Salesforce conference brings 40,000 people to San Francisco. But Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff told the San Francisco Chronicle this could be the last time the conference is held in the city if it's impacted by the city's growing homeless population or problems surrounding open-air drug use.
Two people died and three others were treated for suspected fentanyl overdoses within a 24-hour period in Union City.
Local and state law enforcement agencies have seized over 100 kilos of narcotics in San Francisco's Tenderloin and South of Market districts over the last three months, including more than 56 kilos of fentanyl, as part of the city's efforts to shut down open-air drug markets.