Stories about Development

SF community rallies to support Brandon Lee, shot in the Philippines

Sup. Mar leads effort to protect SF native who is one of many activists whose lives are at risk under the Duterte regime.

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Excelsior residents oppose new luxury housing project

Critics say Ocean Ave project has too little affordable housing and not enough room for working-class families.

China trade war not going well for Trump

Examining the real reasons behind this misguided US policy.

Vallie Brown’s big real-estate money

The landlords, speculators, realtors and developers have clearly chosen a favorite in the D5 supes race

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

Fewer, Mandelman, and Yee all backed an independent panel to oversee mayor's housing office.

Supes, under intense pressure from mayor, drop plan for homeless commission

Some progressives join move to delay a measure that all the service providers and advocates support, giving Breed more time to kill it, which she wants to do.

‘The Great Hack’: They’ve got your data, and yes they’ve used it

New Netflix doc plumbs the depths of social media's political deception, examining the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica case.

‘Art of Peace’ transforms guns into beauty

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