Stories about Growth

The real legacy of SF’s planning director

Displacement and gentrification -- while the Planning Department sought to 'accommodate growth.'

Will Breed make a real change at City Planning?

John Rahaim is stepping down, after 12 years of urban planning disaster. Who's next?

Massive new development would transform Dogpatch area

Lots of office space, hotel rooms, housing -- but how's it going to work without massive new investments in transit?

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

New study shows that attracting high-skilled tech jobs to cities in the name of creating jobs has a net negative impact on the working-class population.

China trade war not going well for Trump

Examining the real reasons behind this misguided US policy.

‘In the name of climate sanity’

Hearing shows there is no way for the city to meet its greenhouse-gas goals without controlling Uber, Lyft, and car-based delivery services. Hello, Sacramento?

New measure would link jobs and housing in SF

No more office space until there are affordable places for the new workers to live -- that's the goal of a March 2020 ballot initiative.

Magnificent obsession with Cate Le Bon

Five words to describe the rewards of following the brilliant, peripatetic songwriter through her musical inventions.

Vanessa Williams on her fearless Frameline ‘Luv Tale’

The lauded actress talks about her experience filming a new LGBTQ series revolving around women of color.