Stories about Development

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.

Screen Grabs: Jewish Film Fest, Eighth Grade, Blindspotting …

The Cakemaker, a double feature of classic French films starring Andrew Clement, Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, and more in cinemas this week.

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22

OPINION: We need housing, not more offices, in Soma

The Planning Commission keeps approving commercial buildings, making the jobs-housing balance worse

OPINION: Stopping rent-hikes in affordable housing

A for-profit developer keeps trying to charge residents more money in an affordable housing project in Bayview Hunters Point

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

OPINION: How to fix the toxic Hunters Point Shipyard mess

Start by restoring community oversight and retesting every part and parcel of the project area

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

... plus public-notice and supporting the Tenants Union. That's The Agenda for June 24 to July 1

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

Plus how to support the Tenants Union and the first big debate for D10 candidates

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city