Stories about Board of Supervisors

The utter absurdity of the Central Soma Plan EIR

More traffic isn't an environmental impact. Displacement of existing residents isn't part of the discussion. No need to worry about earthquakes with buildings on landfill. Let's just create a new downtown in Soma

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

Or is the private sector -- and clear policy positions -- at the root of our homeless crisis?

The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Why consumer financial protection is a civil rights issue -- and the city needs to take it seriously

The case for another Rape Treatment Center in SF

One hospital is not enough -- and there may be federal money to help expand services in SF

OPINION: The cannabis industry should not disregard Chinatown’s voices

There are very good reasons to support a ban on cannabis outlets in this historic cultural, commercial, and residential district

OPINION: Yes we cannabis — even in Chinatown

Why neighborhood carve-outs banning a legal product are a bad idea

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

OPINION: How to fix the toxic Hunters Point Shipyard mess

Start by restoring community oversight and retesting every part and parcel of the project area

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other