News + Politics

The Beast on Bryant will face planning delay

Developer pulls back condo project in the wake of major community opposition AUGUST 27, 2015 – The Beast on Bryant, a major development that would...

Big-money interests seek to repeal rent control in Richmond

Tenant groups say that pricey petition campaign is using misleading tactics to confuse voters By Tim Redmond AUGUST 27, 2015 -- A real-estate-backed effort to repeal...

The developers are nervous about the Mission Moratorium

A crazy letter from a leading local developer, and a poll showing Prop. I leading, demonstrates how worried the industry is about a possible...

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Could the city buy out the Monster in the Mission?

Now that the project is in trouble, some say it's time to use city money to turn the 16th and Mission site into affordable...

The Agenda, August 24-31: tax money for a non-union hotel?

Plus the next wall on the waterfront -- and a capitalist-tool takedown of the Academy of Art University By Tim Redmond AUGUST 24, 2015 – The...

Opinion: Saving lives, not unleashing police violence

There are good reasons for people to worry about the way the cops are enforcing Vision Zero  by Fran Taylor The deaths of Sandra Bland in...

The Tom and Tim Show: Failures at the Democratic Party, at the Chronicle, and in homeless policy

We talk about the best and (all too often) the worst of the week

Stuck on dumb: A failure of SF homeless policy

Five years later, evidence shows that the twin pillars of the Newsom Administration -- the Sit/Lie law and the closure of the Haight Ashbury...

BIG WEEK: What to do Aug. 19-25, 2015

SF Drag King Contest, Origami-Palooza, Hempcon, Afterskool Specials, Thee Oh Sees, Coco Fusco, Jill Scott, more essential events. DON'T MISS OUT! Sign up for...