Stories about Fires

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

A people’s climate summit

A call for action: Take to the streets Sept. 8 to save the planet

Prop. C will define progressive politics in SF

Homeless funding (along with state rent-control measure) pits tenants and community groups against landlords and Chamber of Commerce—and local officials will have to pick a side.

Netanyahu, Putin, and Trump — jockeying for power in Syria

Foreign Correspondent: While foreign powers continue their squabbles, Syrian civilians pay the price.

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

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

EXCLUSIVE: Tenants living in squalid conditions in building owned by SF’s largest landlord

Complaints against Veritas include lead-contaminated water, broken elevators, broken pipes -- and oh, the rent is going up

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

In Zarate Trial, firearms expert debunks prosecution theory

Zarate had gunshot residue on his hands — one tiny particle

Forensic evidence doesn't seem to add much to the prosecution's case