Stories about Aaron Peskin

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

Plus: Taxing vacant storefronts, controlling new technology before it takes over the sidewalks, and housing issues in D4: That's The Agenda for Nov. 18-24

SF could have a public bank by 2020

Fewer introduces bill to move city's funds out of Wall Street and into a local institution that would fund affordable housing, small business.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

In dramatic hearing, Haney housing measure moves forward

City economist produces laughable report on negative impacts as Peskin raises the key question: Why do we want more office development anyway?

SF’s housing policy failure on full display this week

Plus: Limiting tax pass-throughs to tenants and a report card on the SFPD. That's The Agenda for Oct. 21-27

SF planners say 11-year-old data is just fine — and will never expire

Forget all the changes in the city since 2008; the Mission still has to live with an EIR from a bygone era. Forever.

Will the taxpayers bail out the Millennium Tower developer?

It appears that a big part of the settlement deal over the Leaning Tower of Soma will involve public money.

Massive new development would transform Dogpatch area

Lots of office space, hotel rooms, housing -- but how's it going to work without massive new investments in transit?

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25

Supes, under intense pressure from mayor, drop plan for homeless commission

Some progressives join move to delay a measure that all the service providers and advocates support, giving Breed more time to kill it, which she wants to do.