Stories about Ballot Measures

What to look for on Election Day

It's going to be about turnout and RCV. We will be updating you on results all evening.

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor uses sleazy 'poison pill' tactic to undermine affordable housing and mental-health care.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Behind the big money influencing City Hall

Corporate interests and developers spend $12 million on lobbying in just six months.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

It's hard to campaign to be a neighborhood supervisor when you attack neighborhoods.

Statewide tenant group celebrates ten years of organizing

Friday night event celebrates the first effort to organize California renters since the 1980s

Business districts use public money to attack homeless people, study finds

UC Berkeley report shows how obscure state law allows Business Improvement Districts, funded in part by taxpayers, to lobby for anti-homeless laws