Stories about City Hall

SF could have a public bank by 2020

Fewer introduces bill to move city's funds out of Wall Street and into a local institution that would fund affordable housing, small business.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

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.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

Haney’s housing bill passes 11-0

In huge defeat for mayor and developers, bill to make offices pay for housing gets support from community and labor.

Human rights advocate shot in Philippines returns to SF

Brandon Lee at SF General Hospital as allies ask: Why is the US still giving millions to the Philippines military that sought to assassinate him?

Guess who’s a lawyer for the city’s worst planning scofflaw? (Hint: He writes for the Chron)

Plus: A key vote on Haney's housing bill -- and why has the Chron completely ignored the Vallie Brown eviction story? That's The Agenda for Oct. 27-Nov. 3

Filipino language access still lacking in SF

Multiple barriers remain as many residents are unable to obtain services in the city's third official language.

SF’s housing policy failure on full display this week

Plus: Limiting tax pass-throughs to tenants and a report card on the SFPD. That's The Agenda for Oct. 21-27

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

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