Stories about governor

BREAKING: Wiener’s housing deregulation bill on hold — for now

Senate committee bumps the measure into next year, but Wiener vows he will continue to push for urban upzoning.

Wiener’s ‘transit-oriented development’ bill screws public transit

More cars, more trucks, more private tech shuttles -- but not a penny for Muni in SB 50.

Screen Grabs: A seriously funny Italian legend, JT LeRoy, Hail Satan?

An endangered community arts center, a Kenyan superhero, The Visitor from another decade, Juggalo comedy, more in cinemas this week.

Good for Gavin: Is this the end of the death penalty?

Newsom takes a bold stand that could have national implications.

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.

Taxing the rich is suddenly a popular idea

Even at Davos, you can't avoid the reality that one of the biggest problems facing humanity is economic inequality. Now if Newsom and Breed would only join the discussion....

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

And so should thousands of other Black and Latino men serving unjust sentences due to racist criminal justice policies.

After the Camp Fire, which destroyed an entire community, let’s not bail out PG&E again

There's a much better alternative: The state should take over this criminal enterprise and run it as a public-power agency.