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Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.

SF has a new tech plan — but it ignores the need for public broadband

Plus: Confronting attacks on Asian seniors and a modest, but important, police reform ... That's The Agenda for April 4-11

What did Breed’s Nuru announcement really mean?

It’s taken a couple of days, but the local news media have mostly come around to the fact that the real news Friday was...

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

It's not unusual for businesses to spend princely sums lobbying government to free them from regulations, which generally means consumer protections are reduced or...

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

They’re at it again.  After losing in their attempt to torpedo net neutrality protections in California, Assembly members are back with a new and better way...

At Creativity Explored, Isaac Haney-Owens curates a vibrant ‘Cityscape’

ART LOOKS Artist Isaac Haney-Owens lives in San Francisco, in the Rincon Hill neighborhood. He likes walking around. He likes the skyline. He likes the...

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’ zaps, then entrances

The amped-up promo video for Cirque du Soleil's latest big top show Volta (at AT&T Park, through February 3) had me thinking we were...

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The last couple of weeks have not been good ones for those who see communications as a social justice issue. The 2015 Open Internet Order,...

The Agenda, June 11-17: A chance to move beyond PG&E

No matter who wins the mayor’s race, there’s a lot of good news from the San Francisco election – and one of the sleeper...