Stories about Jobs

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

Where’s the money for health care and saving the planet? Well, we clearly have it

OPINION: The necessary response to the COVID outbreak shows how foolish politicians have been to say there's no money for the things the US -- and the world -- so desperately need.

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

COVID froze tours, shuttered venues, shelved releases, and canceled festivals. Local bands do their best to carry on.

Howdy, neighbor! Storied: San Francisco podcast bridges divide

Lively tales about fellow city dwellers are just the ticket for our isolating moment.

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

MTA continues to discuss price hikes, forcing advocates to scramble to respond.

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

Tough times for musicians, DJs, performers, and artists as bars and events are shut down.

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Rodrigo Santos was an ally of Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom and gave tens of thousands of dollars to conservative local candidates and pro-development causes.

DBI director suspended in widening corruption probe

City attorney releases memo linking Tom Hui, an Ed Lee appointee, to the Mohammed Nuru scandal.

Screen Grabs: A major director quietly remakes the Western

Plus: New films about the horrible toll of the gig economy, gay love in Guatemala, the future of genetic technology, more.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.