Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Dean Preston

Supes move to open more hotel rooms for homeless

Legislation could set up another confrontation with Mayor Breed, who wants to wind down the hotel program.

SF moved people onto Treasure Island despite serious toxic dangers

Navy and its contractors gave inaccurate info on chemicals and radiation as development of housing moved forward, data at hearing shows.

Are SF departments ‘corruption resilient?’

Despite assurances from the Controller's Office, it sure doesn't look that way.

Can SF supes take on political corruption?

Committee hearing will give us a clue. Plus: Protecting SRO tenants, preventing evictions and saving nightlife venues ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 1 - 8

SF moves a big step closer to a public bank

At least six supes on board with visionary plan that has never been done in a city.

Again, the Chron pushes the Yimby agenda that will never work

But a public bank might actually make a difference. Plus: Rent relief and accountability for business districts. That's The Agenda for Jan. 24-31

UC Regents set conditions on massive new development project

After misinformation and criticism, board approves next steps on Parnassus Heights campus plan -- but this is just the beginning.

UCSF deal is unenforceable

And the housing component is far less than the city needs.

Supes to ask mayor about corruption

Plus: Hearing on UCSF's hospital expansion plans and the new committee lineup: That's The Agenda for Jan 11-18.

Shamann Walton is the new board president

Unanimous vote a win for progressives as tough issues face City Hall in 2021.