Stories about Growth

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.

Oakland budget fight focuses on city revenue

The money's there -- so why is the city failing to fund critical services?

The absurd, failed economics of the jobs-housing linkage fee

Developers would pay for only 20 percent of the demand their projects create - so why are we still building so much office space?

The facts about vaping emerge

Supes hearing produces remarkable data on the public-health impacts of JUUL.

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

Democrats are finally talking about economic inequality, but many of the candidates failed to inspire anyone. Our Day Two report from the state Democratic Convention.

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy

Big project at Divis and Oak could be issue in D5 supe race

Challenger Preston says luxury housing development needs more affordability and transit funding; where will incumbent Brown stand?

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.