Stories about Dean Preston

Vallie Brown tenant disputes the supervisor’s version of her eviction

Mary Packer, who was evicted by Brown and her co-owners, says she was never given a chance to stay.

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

History as a landlord is missing from her campaign's well-crafted narrative.

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

Plus a move to get cars off Market Street. That's The Agenda for Oct. 7-13

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Campaign finance loophole allows more big money in D5 race

An outside campaign on behalf of Sup. Vallie Brown triggers new spending limits -- that wind up helping Brown.

Here’s who’s getting rich from tobacco money

Juul's main campaign consultants already have $2.1 million. Plus: The real-estate money in D5 and the cop money in the DA's race.

Outside money starts to pour into D5 supe race

$10K from IBEW national office suggests the flow of independent-expenditure cash is about the become a flood.

Who’s paying for a D5 poll aimed at attacking Preston?

Someone is spending money on poll-testing ways to go after the challenger -- but it's not clear who, and how that will effect spending limits.

SF Democrats side with mayor’s candidates for supe, DA

A Reform Slate elected to oppose real-estate interests can't prevent the industry's favorite candidate from winning the D5 nod.

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

Tenants worked to elect progressives to run the local Democratic Party; now some of those members appear ready to vote against the tenant choice. Plus: Who will stand up to Dede Wilsey and her support for Trump?