Stories about Development

An SF city bank is not only possible — it’s a great idea, budget analyst concludes

There's nothing in the way of a public bank except the finance industry and political will

Chiang wants to be governor, but is a bit vague on some key issues

State treasurer won't commit to repealing the Ellis Act or Costa-Hawkins, won't promise to support split-role property taxes, and wants to be the progressive who can 'balance a check book.'

Little-known Yimby-developer bills will have big impact on local planning

Growth machine continues its attack on anything that stands in the way of more market-rate housing

What if the housing crisis is caused by too much growth?

Supes hearing shows that affordable housing numbers are cooked, the crisis isn't getting better -- and part of the problem is too many tech offices

The Agenda, Nov. 12-19: A homeless sleep-in, a D-8 debate…

... plus reefer madness at City Hall and the history of local development politics

The Doormat Division, midseason: TWO 0-8 teams!

The worst teams in the worst league ever: welcome, Niners and Browns

The Agenda, Oct. 16-22: Zarate trial, robots on the sidewalks …

... plus preventing utility fires, and saving Mission St. We look at the week ahead

SF Planning Commission debates housing, ignores gentrification

When will there be a hearing on the human costs of accommodating too much commercial growth?

Tremble, fair reader, before the mighty Litquake!

13 can't-miss events -- from Black Panthers to Kathy Acker -- at this year's sprawling literary festival, October 6-14.

The Agenda, Oct. 1-8: Big changes at Ocean Beach …

... and more depressing news about the jobs-housing balance. We look at the week ahead