John Elberling

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Let’s start over, Mayor Breed

How about showing some good faith by ending the homeless sweeps?

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

Breed could have stood up to the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown and brought the city together to solve the homeless problem. It will be hard for her to go back.

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

It's the oligarchy vs. the community and the people as we head to the ballot

Tech and Prop. C

Ron Conway's against it -- but where are Zuckerberg, Benioff and the other "philanthropists" who put their names on city buildings and landmarks?

OPINION: We need housing, not more offices, in Soma

The Planning Commission keeps approving commercial buildings, making the jobs-housing balance worse

This is how gentrification works

Following a pattern in the Mission

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

Racism — and politics — in SF Redevelopment history

The history of the Western Addition is complicated -- and has lessons for today

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

Local housing: A little reality

Much of the "expert commentary" is wrong. Here's what's really happened, and what's in store, for the local housing market