Stories about Ahsha Safai

A stunning surprise: Interim Mayor Mark Farrell

In a move that nobody anticipated, the board appoints a conservative supe who is not running for office to be a caretaker mayor

The Agenda, Jan 8-16: A critical rent-control vote, and the power struggle at City Hall

Can a good tenant bill clear the state Assembly -- and who does the power structure want in the Mayor's Office?

The Agenda: Tasers, cannabis, and homeless deaths…

We look at the key events of the week ahead

Protest over ‘backroom deal’ on Excelsior affordable housing project

Community leaders cry foul over closed-door Safai talks with Safeway and Bridge Housing

St. Luke’s won’t evict sub-acute patients ….

... but CPMC, which owns the Mission hospital, won't promise to preserve the critical-care beds after the current patients die

Supes rebuke Planning Commission

Hotel rejected; pot clubs limited; Kim wants more sunshine on dark money ... the last board meeting before summer break was packed with action

A move to ban all new medical cannabis outlets in SF

With little public comment, Planning Commission approves total moratorium on new dispensaries

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

... plus St. Luke's Hospital, chop shops, those ugly sidewalk boxes and a hotel v. housing on Hyde St: We look at the week ahead

Cohen moves to sideline opposition to ‘profoundly undemocratic’ state law

Tenant advocates fear that AB 943 could undermine ballot measures for rent control

Supes pass anti-eviction bill — but vote 6-5 against a key enforcement measure

OMI bill passes -- but moderate majority rejects a key element that tenants wanted