Stories about Ed Lee
The IPOs will make the housing market even worse. Should we use the budget surplus to build affordable housing? That's The Agenda for April 21-28.
The Agenda: Sup. Fewer has an idea that—with adequate funding—could radically change homelessness, gentrification, and the way the city handles housing.
Proposal would allocate $15 million a year to the school -- if there's a way to make sure it doesn't get gutted in future budget cycles.
Sup. Gordon Mar is raising the issue -- and asking about how to make sure the tech companies pay for the impacts they are having on the city.
... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17
When did taking people's possessions, destroying their shelter, and leaving them to suffer in the rain become the new normal?
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
The mayor brags that 1,000 people have left the streets since she took office. The real numbers are a bit more complicated.
Except that there's a class war in this city, and the speculators and big corporations have an agenda that's causing horrible problems -- and a lot of people want to know what side the mayor will be on.
... plus transit justice -- and has Willie Brown forgotten his entire political career? That's The Agenda, New Year's Week edition