Stories about Agenda

Ed Lee’s State of the City, for better and for worse

By Tim Redmond The good news about Mayor Ed Lee's State of the City Speech is that he clearly, finally, understands that he can't ignore...

Tenants planning 2014 agenda

Tenants packed the LGBT center to talk about how to fight back  By Tim Redmond There had to be 250 people at the Castro Tenants Convention...

Bad urbanism: Tech and planning forum misses the point

By Zelda Bronstein On Jan. 7, I went to an evening panel discussion at the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association entitled “What Urban...

The (quiet) privatization of San Francisco

By Tim Redmond It is, of course, illegal to drink an open alcoholic beverage on the streets of San Francisco. It's also illegal to sit...

Politics on Tuesday: Campos, Chiu, the bus “fee” and a worry for Greg Suhr…

By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos got the early endorsement of the influential teacher's union in his bid for state Assembly. And for reasons that...

A huge victory for City College

Flanked by Deputy City Attorneys Sara Eisenberg (left), Yvonne Mere and Tom Lakritz, Dennis Herrera celebrates a major legal victory By Tim Redmond When the Accrediting...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Dufty, again? Kelly, again? And what tech could really do to change its image

By Tim Redmond Wouldn’t it be crazy if Bevan Dufty, who has redeemed himself somewhat among progressives as the mayor’s homeless services coordinator, decided to...

Mayor Lee’s secret meeting with corporate CEO’s to discuss the city’s future

By Tim Redmond The email out of the Mayor's Office was very explicit: "This invitation is for CEO's (sic) and senior executives only and is...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...