Stories about Planning

Why SF’s City Planning Department doesn’t get it

The Mission District and the SF of the future that planners are endorsing is not what San Franciscans want. Spirit matters

Why won’t SFMade support Prop. X?

SF's outspoken advocate for local manufacturing is on the wrong side on a measure that would save ... local manufacturing

Why Prop. X is needed to save PDR

City planners have done nothing to stop the loss of blue-collar jobs and arts space. So now it's up to the voters

The Eastern Neighborhoods Plan is a bust

Too much office space, too little affordable housing, industrial space destroyed -- the report card is bleak

The Agenda: Rose Pak, the devastation of the Eastern Neighborhoods ….

... and a major D5 debate: We look at the week ahead (and complain a little about the week behind)

The developers are wrong: CEQA doesn’t stop housing

A major new study, mostly ignored by local news media, shows that the state's key environmental law is not an impediment to housing or affordable housing

Can we stop the displacement of arts space and industry?

Kim drafts legislation that would stop the decimation of affordable PDR and arts space in Soma and the Mission

The Agenda, May 16-22: Big, ugly luxury housing projects in the Mission and the Tenderloin….

Plus lying cops, some very cool events -- and a new level of political sleaze. We look at the week ahead

Who sent the mayor to Brazil? A group that wants to turn the Mission into tech offices

So we haven’t seen much of Mayor Ed Lee for a while, partly because he doesn’t seem to want to hear protesters go after...

When city planners treat us like infants

The public gets dismissive events and sandbox games -- instead of serious discussions that allow meaningful input from the communities impacted by land-use decisions