Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tag: Developers

Is San Francisco a ‘conservative’ city? That’s what the Chron thinks.

But is opposing the Big Business and Big Tech Agenda really 'conservative?' Plus: Free Muni --and a complex new Muni yard. That's The Agenda for May 10-18.

Supes challenge planners over construction on toxic sites

Resolution points to Planning Department's record of allowing new luxury housing despite hazards. Plus: Why City College matters. That's The Agenda for May 3-9

So what happens to all that empty downtown office space?

The supes (finally) are starting to discuss the post-COVID economy. Plus: Pay equity for nonprofit workers who operate under city contracts. That's The Agenda for April 25 to May 2.

Facebook’s housing echo chamber

Zuckerberg money funds news outlets that repeat Zuckerberg group's supply-side position on the housing crisis.

Screen Grabs: Films for a fragile planet, from Puerto Rico to Mars

Livable Planet fest opens with excellent Landfall, more. Plus: 8 Billion Angels, Occupy the Farm, Gunda, Malni

Muralist Nigel Sussman delights East Bay pedestrians with Escher-like worlds

Citing influences like R. Crumb and 'Where's Waldo,' the Berkeley artist draws walkers' eyes into colorful mazes.

SPUR, Yimbys say stealth state laws can force more housing

But what happens if developers don't want to build anything but luxury condos -- and maybe not even those?

We can reimagine the post-COVID San Francisco

The future should be up to us -- not the corporate overlords who have controlled city planning for decades.

ABAG’s regional housing plan is a fantasy

The affordable housing won't get built, developers will get rich, and low-income communities will be devastated.

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