Stories about Environment

As trial closes, a Big Lie about City College finances

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – So many stories, so little time, so in the middle of a heated election I missed the last...

Apple CEO needs to do more than come out

By Tommi Avicolli Mecca OCTOBER 31, 2014 -- I’m glad that Tim Cook has finally come out publicly. Everyone should. Living in the closet is...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature...

Behind Ferguson’s Unrest: Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap

By Andre Shashaty Aug. 18, 2014 -- On the surface, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., was about local police using deadly force on an unarmed...

16th and Mission developer gets schooled in community relations

By Julia Carrie Wong June 15, 2014 -- Almost 100 people attended the meeting of the San Francisco Board of Educations’ Buildings, Grounds, and Services...

How SF lets developers cheat Muni and affordable housing out of millions

By Zelda Bronstein When the San Francisco Planning Department allows property zoned for Production, Distribution, and Repair – also known as PDR -- to be...

City Beat: Dissecting the mayor’s interview on KQED. Plus: Ammiano Clean Energy bill moves forward — and why does...

By Tim Redmond APRIL 21, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee didn't really say anything new on KQED's Forum this morning, but he gave a few...

Supervisors defy progessive community, approve Google Bus Project

By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2014 -- The San Francisco supervisors defied pretty much the entire progressive community last night and gave a green light...

SF buys plenty of dirty power

Mayor Lee doesn't want to buy power from one dirty company, but is happy to buy from others. By Tim Redmond When the mayor summarily threw...

Obliviate! Mayor Lee makes CleanPowerSF vanish

Mayor Lee offers Sup. Avalos birthday greetings – before telling him that his administration no longer cares about generating city-owned clean power   By Tim Redmond MARCH...