Stories about Google

Hearing on Wiener housing bill points to the roots of this crisis

Supes committee, with two members missing, hears critical discussion on a measure that would upzone most of the city -- without providing the tools to prevent massive displacement

Is your retirement money invested in gun manufacturers?

Chances are it is—and Bay Area activists are fighting to get big investment funds to drop their stocks in the companies that make mass-murder machines.

Explosive debate finally shows the candidates as they are

Sparks fly at the Potrero Hill Democratic Club, where candidates could ask each other questions

Puff: Why isn’t SF a cannabis sanctuary city?

Berkeley's doing it—and will probably reap the rewards of a green economic boom. Meanwhile, San Francisco digs deeper into the tech rut.

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

Can we reform local politics in a Citizens United era? Or will some reforms just make things worse?

Planning Commission rejects condo application after 100-year-old was evicted

In a stunning, unanimous decision, planners say you can't evict a centenarian, lie about it on your condo application, and get a lucrative permit

Will SF allow the owner who evicted a 100-year-old to get a condo conversion permit?

Planning rules don't allow lucrative conversions after evictions -- so how can the Planning Commission allow Iris Canada's apartment to become a condo?

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

Leno comes out ahead -- but with ranked-choice voting, the real story is whether London Breed can run as the candidate of Ed Lee's legacy

The Agenda, Jan 2-9: The mayoral issues

The campaigns need to give us specific plans and proposals, starting today

Why we should all care about the FCC’s net neutrality vote

Too much power for the big companies that control your access to the Internet -- but there's still hope