Stories about City Hall

The Agenda, July 22-July 29: The new (same old) Planning Commission …

... and finally, some action on Sunshine Task Force appointments (and on updating and improving the city's open-government law)

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Dean Preston files for D5 supe

Plus: Progressives rally around Gordon Mar -- and a powerful housing measure needs help

Screen Grabs: Sorry To Bother You, Whitney, The King…

Three Identical Strangers, "Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood," The Films of Aki Kaurismaki, That Summer, more in cinemas this week.

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

Screen Grabs: Jaws, RGB, Leave No Trace …

"Black Panthers in '68," Damsel, Breath, and more in cinemas this week. Plus, details on how you can help save Opera Plaza Cinemas.

SF moves—finally—toward a survivor-centered policy on sexual assault

The Board of Supervisors Rules Committee approved Wednesday a plan for a new agency to oversee the city’s response to sexual assault and sexual...

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Breed now well ahead with only 8,000 to count

It seems likely at this point that Mayor Breed will take office in July -- and the next stage of the battle for the city will begin immediately