Stories about Jerry Brown

Prop. C will define progressive politics in SF

Homeless funding (along with state rent-control measure) pits tenants and community groups against landlords and Chamber of Commerce—and local officials will have to pick a side.

Why can’t we fix the DMV?

Assemblymember Phil Ting is taking on a problem that affects almost everyone in the state -- and that plays right into the Republicans' hands.

Responding to ICE raids: Power, not Panic

The Trump ICE raids are a real, frightening threat. Here's what advocates say we should do

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

Leno comes out ahead -- but with ranked-choice voting, the real story is whether London Breed can run as the candidate of Ed Lee's legacy

Chiang wants to be governor, but is a bit vague on some key issues

State treasurer won't commit to repealing the Ellis Act or Costa-Hawkins, won't promise to support split-role property taxes, and wants to be the progressive who can 'balance a check book.'

Little-known Yimby-developer bills will have big impact on local planning

Growth machine continues its attack on anything that stands in the way of more market-rate housing

The Lexus Lanes — and why they won’t work

Instead of rewarding carpools and getting people out of private cars, we are rewarding wealth and encouraging more people to drive. How does this make sense?

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

Democrats in Sacramento guarantee that real-estate interests will trump affordability

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

OPINION: Jerry Brown can help police accountability

SB 345 would mandate that policies and procedures go on the web -- and it's in the governor's hands