Stories about History

Ed Lee’s development legacy and the end of ‘balanced growth’

A serious reflection on how the mayor presided over evictions, displacement, and the greatest economic inequality in modern history

The Agenda, Jan 8-16: A critical rent-control vote, and the power struggle at City Hall

Can a good tenant bill clear the state Assembly -- and who does the power structure want in the Mayor's Office?

Garcia Zarate gets time served — but won’t go free

Judge sentences him to three years, which he has already served -- but now the feds want to try him again for the same gun crime

How do you feel?

The mayor has passed. The city is passing. How is one supposed to feel?

Doormat Division: 0-16! Browns wind the moldy carpet!

Bill make playoffs after 17-year wait; half the league fired

Our most-read stories of 2017

From the groundbreaking Women's March to the shocking death of Mayor Ed Lee, 48 Hills continued to cover the stories that mattered.

Doormat Division, Week 16: Garoppoloco and the wrong-way Whiners

Browns teetering on history. Bucs rocket into second. Toxic in Texas. Raiders ... oh, dear. AFC-NFC losing imbalance! We look at the worst of the worst

More housing. Higher prices. That’s what a new city report shows

The agenda: Mayor Ed Lee's legacy is reflected in part in a Planning Department report that shows the city is building lots of market-rate housing -- and prices are not coming down

Why we should all care about the FCC’s net neutrality vote

Too much power for the big companies that control your access to the Internet -- but there's still hope

Is Vasco Núñez de Balboa a role model for our children?

An SF school and street are named after a slave-trading conquistador who helped wipe out a native population