Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Gavin Newsom

State auditor attacks local land-use authority

Study of housing agency finances veers into politically disputed territory.

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.

Progressives are winning the Battle of San Francisco

The powerful moderates -- and their financial supporters -- lost overwhelmingly in the Nov. 3 election.

Where will homeless people moved out of hotels go?

Plus: A continuing progressive majority on the board, protections for small businesses -- and who in SF is going to DC? That's The Agenda for Nov. 8-16

State billionaires saw vast windfall since COVID

While millions suffer, 161 rich people take in $312 billion -- and nobody in Sacramento seems to care.

The big GOP and real-estate money moves into District One

Fake tenants group and big outside cash is now trying to promote Philhour over Chan in a race that could determine the balance of power on the board.

The mystery of Newsom’s 3.5 million housing units shortage

The data shows that the figure the governor still uses to justify his policies is just wrong.

Gavin Newsom’s climate hypocrisy

Sure, electric cars are great -- but what about ending oil and gas extraction (including fracking) in California?

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

Newsom, Chiu agree on bill that could lead to widespread evictions

Assemblymember David Chiu has reached a compromise with Gov. Gavin Newsom and the big landlord groups on a relatively limited bill to protect renters from evictions during the COVID...