Stories about climate change

Developers win with “smart growth” rule

New rules would make it harder to raise environmental challenges to projects that cause urban congestion

It’s cheaper to drive: A problem with regional transit

Taking a car costs less than taking three different transit systems from Oakland to SF. There's something very wrong here By Emily McPartlon DECEMBER 22, 2015...

The attack on local zoning control

A sweeping regional-government plan promotes growth at all costs, and seeks to cut community input out of the picture

The Agenda, Nov. 30-Dec. 6: A climate-change solution in SF?

Could this city lead the way with a carbon tax? And do we need a new jail? By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 30, 2015 – I was...

Censored: Ten big stories the news media ignored

Even in the social-media era, when a small news outlet can create a viral story, some of the biggest news of the past year...

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

A new twist in the power struggle over Bay Area planning

Solar power isn’t green? PG&E scam heads to the November ballot

Despite last-minute efforts, a misleading measure seeking to undermine clean public power is going to the voters. Will the mayor help defeat it? By Tim...

Watch out: What to see at Frameline 39

Mexican muxes, Indian desire, drunk guidance counselors, Tab Hunter, Yes Men, and a straight-again James Franco at the world's largest LGBT film fest. By Dennis...

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...

Politics on Tuesday: What is the mayor trying to hide?

By Tim Redmond JUNE 24, 2014 -- The front-page Chronicle story on Mayor Ed Lee's connections to PG&E didn't break a whole lot of new...