Stories about Jobs

Campaign Trail: Wiener’s upzoning bill becomes issue in SF mayor’s race

Kim takes a strong stand against measure that would raise height limits and density all over town

The flaws in Stanford’s anti-rent-control study

Two economists argue that rent control raises housing costs -- but that assumes we allow speculators to evict tenants

Hearing on Wiener housing bill points to the roots of this crisis

Supes committee, with two members missing, hears critical discussion on a measure that would upzone most of the city -- without providing the tools to prevent massive displacement

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

A challenge to sitting judges — and the secretive judicial system

Four public defenders take on the entire political and judicial establishment in an effort of bring reform to the courts

Trump’s new plan: Arm theater ushers

It's not enough to protect the schools; how about the movies?

SF planners blast Wiener housing bill that would upzone entire city

Even a pro-growth, pro-development department has to admit that Wiener's latest housing bill goes way too far (and does nothing for the affordable housing crisis)

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

None of the candidates made a case for why they are different than the others; that's a problem when the city is in a serious crisis and so many voters are undecided

The state Legislature has the housing crisis backwards

Instead of forcing new luxury housing on cities, why not limit commercial office growth until there is enough room for the new workers to live?

Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it