Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Growth

Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

Can immigration reform be part of Biden’s infrastructure plan?

Advocates call on Pelosi to push the measure -- but that will be a tough battle in this Congress.

So what happens to all that empty downtown office space?

The supes (finally) are starting to discuss the post-COVID economy. Plus: Pay equity for nonprofit workers who operate under city contracts. That's The Agenda for April 25 to May 2.

Facebook’s housing echo chamber

Zuckerberg money funds news outlets that repeat Zuckerberg group's supply-side position on the housing crisis.

US Senate committee takes on economic inequality

It's a defining issue -- but the news media don't seem to be paying attention, and half the members didn't bother to show up.

Chiu, Wiener attack ‘left-right pincers’ on housing

Legislators decry alliance between progressive housing activists and 'Nimby' homeowners.

Big new cuts at City College

ESL, Disabled Programming, and other classes (and faculty) will be terminated after this spring.

Teaching Behind the Mask: Overcoming stereotypes to promote change

Public schools, private schools, privilege, and how I became an early-childhood educator.

SPUR, Yimbys say stealth state laws can force more housing

But what happens if developers don't want to build anything but luxury condos -- and maybe not even those?

We can reimagine the post-COVID San Francisco

The future should be up to us -- not the corporate overlords who have controlled city planning for decades.