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That bizarre rent-hike eviction in Bernal Heights

The worse abuse of of a rent-law loophole that we've ever seen is creating a furor among neighbors -- and a citywide discussion of...

Finally, a way to control the trolls: Our new comments policy is in place

  By Tim Redmond Hi folks, after listening to all of your suggestions we have decided to implement the following: Starting this week we will migrate to...

A moratorium on luxury housing makes sense in the Mission

 There's nothing crazy about the idea that too many high-end condos can ruin a working-class neighborhood.  By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 19, 2015 – The developers and...

There was never an “anti-tech” movement in SF

The protests aren't about technology -- they're about displacement, economic inequality, and bad corporate behavior. And they are part of a long political legacy By...

How do progressives win in 2015 and beyond?

An UrbanIDEA forum will look at the changing electorate, the lessons of 2014, and strategies for the future By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 12, 2015 -- The...

Why teachers protested the Google buses

Suddenly, a neighborhood parking area becomes a tech bus stop -- with no notice or input. Where will this happen next? By Erin McElroy and...

Mission community fights to save cancer-support service from displacement

 Landlord wants to replace Circulo de Vida with a tech firm By Christopher D. Cook FEBRUARY 10, 2015 -- The symbolism could not be more potent:...

The Agenda: Feb. 9-14

 Clean Power, the CIA, Hedge Funds ... and are we really punishing the rich?   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Question Time, the brilliant creation...

A new pro-growth group takes on the politics of housing

SFBARF is getting a lot of press for a theory -- build and build and build and housing prices will come down -- that...

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” marches through Bay Area

Spirited feminist history doc screens with live talks and QAs with important activists, now through Feb. 12. By Marke B.  FEBRUARY  6, 2015 -- Two years ago, filmmakers Mary...