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The real facts about the affordable housing debate

  A heated debate has raged around City Hall since last June, when voters raised the affordable housing requirements on private developers to 25 percent....

Willie Brown and the problem with corruption

There is, at this point, no smoking gun to implicate Ed Lee in any illegal behavior related to the Shrimp Boy case. But the...

The Agenda, March 20-26: Breed’s oddly conservative attack on income taxes

So now we know for sure what Donald Trump and the Republicans have in mind for their first budget:  Cut everything that is good...

The shape of the housing battle to come

You could see the shape of the next big housing battle at today’s Planning Commission hearing, where Sups. Ahsha Safai, London Breed, Jane Kim,...

Trial date for Luis Gongora case set for Fall 2018

Around a dozen supporters and family members attended the first court hearing at the federal courthouse for Can v City and County of San...

The Agenda, March 13-19: The next big housing battle

Two competing plans for affordable housing come before the Planning Commission Thursday/16, and they reflect the new politics of the Board of Supes and...

Would a simple tax create 30,000 new housing units in SF?

Let us stipulate for a moment that there are reasonable people who have rational disagreements about some local policy issues. We can also agree...

The Agenda, March 6-12: The next front in the anti-Trump resistance

The looming train wreck that is the San Francisco budget will start to take shape this week when the supes Budget and Finance Committee...