Stories about CEQA

Supes oppose displacement — then approve displacement

After voting for a measure to give neighborhood preference in affordable housing, board votes for giant development that neighborhood opposes By Tim Redmond The Board of...

Mayor Lee’s delusion: He tells developers the city is doing great

Lots of talk of the business boom, just passing mention of the housing crisis as mayor delivers speech to real-estate industry breakfast By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER...

Who pays for the damage the tech boom has done to SF?

We are allowing the industries that make great wealth to avoid paying for the human costs of their actions. That didn't work the last...

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

A new twist in the power struggle over Bay Area planning

Secrecy rules in regional-planning power struggle

Critical funding, equity issues playing out with very little public input By Zelda Bronstein SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 -- Last week the power struggle between the Metropolitan...

Supes move forward with jail that we might not need

$240 million project that nobody has seen and that might be obsolete the day it opens gets preliminary approval from board members who say...

The Agenda: Moratorium at the Board, pricey SROs at Planning

Plus: Some crucial campaign-reform issues -- and what will be the fate of the Ethics Commission? (UPDATED) By Tim Redmond JUNE 1, 2015 – The vocal...

SF Democratic Party votes against the Mission

County committee rejects community call for a break in runaway development By Tim Redmond MAY 28, 2015 – As if there were any doubt left, the...

The false promise of regional governance

Unless the elites change their ways, centralized planning is never going to work MAY 13 -- There’s a push on by Bay Area elites to...

The battle over SF bus stops

As foes of the Google Bus deal take their case to court, a state bill would legalize the privatization of public bus stops By Sue...