Stories about Hillary Ronen

Unlikely coalition demands better cannabis law

Both sides of the progressive/moderate political divide were in agreement that the current cannabis legislation is a mess

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

If we treated bars and nightlife the way some at City Hall want to treat weed outlets, this city would be a much worse place

Police Commission approves Tasers

Now the battle moves to the Board of Supes, which will have to approve funding for the dangerous stun guns

The Agenda, Oct. 16-22: Zarate trial, robots on the sidewalks …

... plus preventing utility fires, and saving Mission St. We look at the week ahead

Supes approve ‘chop shop’ bill, which will do nothing to stop bike theft

Once again, City Hall goes after homeless people with a feel-good bill that could just create more problems

Why Wiener’s housing bill undermines good policy outcomes

Recent deals at Board of Supes show that the city gets more affordable housing and more mitigation when the community has a role in the process -- exactly what Sen. Wiener wants to eliminate

Police reform hearing is all about Tasers

Sups say that Tasers undermine the whole idea of reform in the SFPD's Use of Force rules

Cops, cars, guns and death

If the SFPD can't follow its own policies, the supervisors may decide to tighten the city's laws against officers leaving firearms in vehicles

Houses over Bernal gas pipeline delayed again

Ronen points out that we can't trust PG&E to ensure that a 36-year-old high-pressure gas pipe won't blow up

St. Luke’s won’t evict sub-acute patients ….

... but CPMC, which owns the Mission hospital, won't promise to preserve the critical-care beds after the current patients die