Stories about Agenda

The problem with ‘centrists’

They've helped ruin the country and threaten the planet. Why are we surprised that young people are angry about it?

The Chron gives up on homelessness

Yes, there's a solution (which the paper reports). But an embarrassing editorial says there's nothing anyone (except the private market) can do. And what about the Democratic Party?

Big reforms could be headed for fall ballot

Measures to tax big real-estate companies, cut the number of sworn cops, put DPW under a commission and create a public advocate will be heard at Rules Committee Thursday.

COVID is devastating the US economy—while the very rich get very richer

Why is this radical economic inequality not at the top of everyone's political agenda—from Joe Biden to Gavin Newsom and London Breed?

SFPUC could be accepting PG&E’s nuclear energy

It's free. It's worth $1.4 million a year. But it's by no means 'clean energy' -- so why is CleanPowerSF considering it?

Screen Grabs: Two movies so bad they’re (almost) good

Plus: Religious quandaries and LGBTQ issues, the vanishing of the bees, more films to check out

Major police reforms on the agenda for SF supes

Ban on tear gas, shifting funds -- and possibly disarming some officers.

Planners to hear proposal for massive new UCSF development in Parnassus Heights

The Planning Commission will hear Thursday/4 a presentation on a massive new development plan for the University of California’s Parnassus Heights campus. In essence, the...

The Agenda: Saving local journalism ….

... plus the Police Commission and the POA -- and a huge development on the largest piece of available public land in the city.

A massive real-estate scam could force counties to give cash rebates to giant commercial landlords

Obscure state agency could cost communities billions and devastate schools to bail out huge corporations.