Stories about Central Soma

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

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

Massive new office development in Soma? Maybe not

A March ballot measure could slow office growth until there's enough affordable housing for the workers.

Will Breed make a real change at City Planning?

John Rahaim is stepping down, after 12 years of urban planning disaster. Who's next?

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.

The problems with the gig economy and a housing ‘crisis’ bill

Supes hold a hearing on Uber, Lyft, and their ilk -- and planners look at a state measure that does nothing for affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 23-30

Supes reject plan that would shadow Soma park

In direct rebuke to mayor, board says that a developer can't buy off the city when it comes to blocking sunshine in a crowded neighborhood.

Central Soma: The fix is in at City Planning

Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?

A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

6,000 more office workers with no housing, the failure of planning in the Eastern Neighborhoods …

... and the Monster in the Mission is back. That's The Agenda for Oct. 29- Nov. 4

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

Both therapeutic massage outlets and sex-worker advocates oppose measure by Sup. Katy Tang