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The Agenda, April 17-24: Planners and developers, Free City College ….

The San Francisco Planning Department has never really been about planning; in the 35 years I’ve been in San Francisco, it’s been driven by...

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,...

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...

The Agenda, Feb 21-26: More Mission displacement ….

The luxury-housing assault on the Mission continues this week as the Planning Commission decides Thursday/23 whether to allow a developer to demolish an auto...

The Agenda: LGBT history, high insurance rates, the leaning tower of Soma …

Phil Burton, the legendary politician who created the Golden Gate National Recreation Era and helped define the modern US Congress, lost his first race...

Corporate Democrats, nationally and at home

I am not an expert on national politics or the national Democratic Party. But I think at this point we ought to be able...

Company Town: Tech vs. grassroots on the screen

SCREEN GRABS It’s hard to imagine that the Aaron Peskin-Julie Christensen election was just a year ago. Back then, the mayor was heavily involved...

Lights, camera, Mill Valley

SCREEN GRABS In the Bay Area we’re fortunate to have arthouses, film festivals and other outlets providing year-round access to movies not typically on...

Sorting out the DCCC fallout

We are all still sorting through the backroom (and frontroom) deals that went on at the DCCC last night; the panel had to sort...

The Agenda, June 20-27: The budget battle begins

It’s all about the budget this week. For months, the supes Budget and Finance Committee has been holding hearings and going over department needs and...