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Tagged with: District 5

Breed School Board appointee is now losing to progressive challenger

Alida Fisher will likely replace Ann Hsu; Mar's hopes are dimming in D4.

Election updates: SF ballot measures

Updates throughout the evening on the parties and returns for local initiatives

Tenants fight to save affordable homes at Plaza East

Developer wants luxury housing in Western Addition; residents fear displacement

Task Force finally listens to community, moves 5-4 to reject gerrymandered map

Community organizing and pressure forces panel to adopt a more acceptable map—for now.

Task Force members say Mayor’s Office was calling the shots on redistricting

The mapping was wired from the start, two members say—'I wish you could have been honest.'

In stunning late-night move, Redistricting Task Force switches to map community opposes

A version of supes lines that has nearly zero visible public support—but would help the Mayor's Agenda—is now moving forward.

New district lines would deeply hurt progressive politics in San Francisco

Astonishing gerrymandering blows District 5 into bits and divides up progressive voters across the city to give the conservatives a strong advantage.

Preston proposes a tax on vacant apartments

With 40,000 empty units in the city, taxing speculators and greedy landlords might bring 5,000 more homes onto the market—and pay for affordable housing.

Eviction-free SF: Advocates say that renters still have options

Know your rights—the moratorium is over but renters still have a lot of protections.

Opinion: The Great Highway shutdown fiasco

It's worse for the environment. It's infuriated residents. The city needs to rethink the highway closure—now, when a compromise is possible.