Stories about Hate

Tom’s Town: Another chain store in the Castro?

By Tom Temprano Behemoth businesses masquerading as mom-and-pops are nothing new in San Francisco. Last year, Jack Spade tried to skirt the city’s formula-retail restrictions...

Ask the Bud Man: Can we keep 420 clean? (Please?)

By Ngaio Bealum Dude. What’s the deal with the 420 gathering in Golden Gate Park? Stoners can’t clean up after themselves? Jeez. Dave Dude. Right?  I...

Supervisors defy progessive community, approve Google Bus Project

By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2014 -- The San Francisco supervisors defied pretty much the entire progressive community last night and gave a green light...

Does private zoning trump public zoning? Do we care?

By Tim Redmond You don't hear much about Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions in San Francisco these days. The "CC&Rs," as they are called, are private...

Why techies are the new yuppies

By Annalee Newitz Back in the 1980s, people talked about the 1 percent by referring to "young urban professionals," or yuppies. The term was supposed...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the...

Politics on Tuesday: Can we take back City College?

By Tim Redmond Everybody knows that state officials have taken complete control of City College – and show no signs of returning the school to...

Tom’s Town: Back at the BART Board

By Tom Temprano Even though workers and management at BART have settled on a new contract, it appears that Rail Rage will continue here in...

City Beat: Airbnb, the cost of Google buses — and was there actually a protest at a Google employee’s...

By Tim Redmond Finally, someone has sued Airbnb over an eviction, arguing that his landlord wanted him out so the apartment could be rented as...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how...