Stories about Ahsha Safai

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

Fewer calls on city to ‘blow up’ taxi permit system

Supes looking at ways to help mediallion holders facing unfair competition from Uber and Lyft

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

Plus: Keeping Uber and Lyft out of SFO -- and the first hearing on a public-power report. That's The Agenda for June 10-16

The SF supes’ salvo against Wiener’s housing deregulation bill

A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.

Mar pushes Breed on budget accountability

Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.

Relax: Yee’s ‘interim committees’ are just placeholders

The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.

SF keeps losing affordable housing

Plus: The future of a municipal bank, Free City College forever .. and look at which public officials are supporting the Yimbys. That's The Agenda for Dec. 9-16

When demolition threatens neighborhood merchants

Plus a Rent Board nominee who helps landlords screw tenants and a chance to make Free City College permanent ... that's The Agenda for Dec. 2-9

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

Plus: Do we need Whole Foods or housing on Jackson and Van Ness? That's The Agenda for Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

Big Tech, Real Estate money pours into D6 and D4

Ron Conway's favorite SuperPAC puts $150K into opposing Haney and Mar; why is a union that backs Mar putting big money into helping his opponent?