Stories about Developers

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

Community groups demand equity agenda in choice of new planning director

Activists demand a dramatic change in the direction of planning policy; will the mayor respond?

Election night: Ballot problems in D5

Some precincts had no supervisorial ballots. Some had no power. Both sides scramble for turnout.

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.

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

In dramatic hearing, Haney housing measure moves forward

City economist produces laughable report on negative impacts as Peskin raises the key question: Why do we want more office development anyway?

UCSF’s secret plans to expand dramatically in Parnassus Heights

With no community input, adminstrators decide behind closed doors to add 1.5 million square feet of new space (with no housing or transit mitigation fees).

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.

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.