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‘And so begins the resistance’

“And so begins the resistance,” Tom Temprano, a newly elected member of the Community College Board, told me. We were standing in the pouring rain,...

Obama’s supply-side toolkit attacks local housing policy

On September 27th the Obama administration released a "Housing Development Toolkit" promoting a deregulation program for market rate housing development at the local level....

Nasty, misogynistic vandals hit Ronen campaign office

Unknown vandals defaced the door of District 9 supe candidate Hillary Ronen last night with an alarmingly misogynist message posted by an apparent supporter...

Why Ed Lee’s policies are wrong — and unpopular

I should just ignore Randy Shaw’s piece today about Who Runs San Francisco; we all know Randy is a big fan of Mayor Ed...

Morning after the fire: San Francisco fights back with outpouring of donations

As families begin to process the aftermath of losing their home they're not alone in their grief, fellow San Franciscans have responded with love...

Have regional planners set their targets on SF’s growth-control law?

Plan Bay Area—the controversial, state-mandated regional “blueprint” for land use and transportation planning through 2040—is back. Actually, it never went away; it just stopped...

Can we stop the displacement of arts space and industry?

Sup Jane Kim is drafting legislation that seeks to strongly deter the destruction epidemic that is attacking arts and industrial spaces in the Mission,...

Sanctuary City law passes, unanimously

Sup. John Avalos won approval for his updated Sanctuary City law today, and in the end, after months of heated argument (and opposition from...

New chief promises reform — but can he stand up to the POA?

  San Francisco new police chief didn't mince his words while speaking at a meeting arranged by NAACP and Brothers Against Guns, a San Francisco...

Airbnb, tech execs fund nasty DCCC attack piece

A committee funded in large part by Airbnb and tech executives has unleashed a remarkable hit piece that targets almost entirely women of color...