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Jeff Adachi

The local TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death is a disgrace

I’m just going to come right out and say it: Some of the TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death has been utterly repugnant. Channel 4 and Channel 7 seem...

When demolition threatens neighborhood merchants

The Board of Supes will consider Tuesday/4 extending a rule that exempts many property owner on commercial strips in D4 and D11 from notification requirements when they change the type...

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Jessica Ho conceded today and Gordon Mar declared victory in the only sup race that was still up in the air, making clear that Mayor London Breed will face...

Josephine Zhao hasn’t really dropped out

Josephine Zhao has dropped out of the School Board race. She has stopped campaigning, she says, and has not raised any money in the past month. She has been widely...

Two big (and environmentally awful) projects — and a step toward saving the Mission

The India Basin environmental impact report, which was more-or-less rejected by the supes two weeks ago when the local air board said the construction proposals would cause too much...

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

The New American Oligarchy of Wealth and Privilege that seized control of the United States two years ago with the election of President Donald Trump and his Republican Congress...

Gun fired at Balboa High; three students detained

San Francisco police took three students into custody this afternoon after one of them apparently discharged a gun in a Balboa High School auditorium. One person was injured in the...

Should private shuttles be able to use Muni-only lanes?

San Francisco transit planners have been working for years on a proposal to create bus-only lanes on Geary Boulevard. It’s called Bus Rapid Transit, and the idea is that...

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

Sponsors of a measure that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars to build supportive housing, increase the city’s shelter capacity, and fund efforts to prevent homelessness turned in...

SF moves—finally—toward a survivor-centered policy on sexual assault

The Board of Supervisors Rules Committee approved Wednesday a plan for a new agency to oversee the city’s response to sexual assault and sexual harassment. The legislation comes as a...