Stories about Growth

SF 2019 Housing scorecard is really bleak

2019 numbers show plenty of $5,000-a-month apartments and multimillion-dollar penthouses -- but only about 5 percent of the affordable housing the city needs.

City College chancellor wants to reject emergency funding

Sup. Walton wants to allocate $2.7 million to avoid massive class cuts, but chancellor says there is 'no emergency.'

Downtown prepares attack on jobs-housing measure

But the arguments are bogus. Plus: Breed goes after Mental Health SF and threatens budget cuts as Preston prepares to join the board. That's The Agenda for Dec. 16-22

Mayor pulls poison-pill office development measure

Facing likely defeat, Breed backs off attempt to undermine office-housing linkage campaign.

Supes look to protect tenants while planners make the housing crisis worse

Eviction limits headed to board -- while massive highrise goes before Planning Commission. That's The Agenda for Dec. 2-9, 2019

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

New album 'TXLAX' arrives, loaded from tip to tail with deep house cuts and future funk darts.

Breed refuses to sign housing bill

Haney's legislation charging developers for affordable housing will become law anyway -- but the mayor's message is stunning.

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

Plus: Taxing vacant storefronts, controlling new technology before it takes over the sidewalks, and housing issues in D4: That's The Agenda for Nov. 18-24

Community groups demand equity agenda in choice of new planning director

Activists demand a dramatic change in the direction of planning policy; will the mayor respond?

Housing balance measure headed for March ballot

Campaign will define the city's future -- and the state of local politics.