Stories about Development

‘Art of Peace’ transforms guns into beauty

YBCA exhibit displays power of gun buyback and education programs of United Playaz and Robby Poblete Foundation.

At Creativity Explored, Isaac Haney-Owens curates a vibrant ‘Cityscape’

From a replica of a newsstand to his own painted reproductions of iconic signs, the artist presents a vision of San Francisco.

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

Plus: Helping small business -- and a massive project that will make the housing crisis worse (but is back by TMG Partners and Ron Conway). That's The Agenda for July 22-28

New measure would link jobs and housing in SF

No more office space until there are affordable places for the new workers to live -- that's the goal of a March 2020 ballot initiative.

The stunning corruption that shows why supporters are pushing a Dark Money initiative

Real-estate developers have found ways around the existing laws and poured vast sums into local campaigns.

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

Kaiser workers prepare for strike over mental-health staffing

Plus: A massive upzoning at Van Ness and Market raised transportation and congestion issues. That's The Agenda for July 8-14

Planners hear how Nancy Skinner’s housing bill would hurt SF communities

Testimony looks at how 'streamlining' bill would cut the public out of crucial development discussions.

Avast ye, developers! SF Mime Troupe’s ‘Treasure Island’ opens 60th season

Street theater legends take on massive housing project in the bay, with singing, dancing, and radiation level warnings.