Stories about John Avalos

SF could have a public bank by 2020

Fewer introduces bill to move city's funds out of Wall Street and into a local institution that would fund affordable housing, small business.

The Trump supporters who opposed Rose Pak Chinatown Station

Plus: The bizarre traffic report on Market and Van Ness from City Planning. That's The Agenda for Aug. 26-31

The real stakes in the board president vote

What direction do the progressives want to take in the next two years?

Two local slates vie to set direction for state Democratic Party

Progressives take on Chiu and Yimbys in key January vote. Plus: A chance to go to Cuba (without following the rules) ... That's The Agenda, Holiday Week Edition

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

It's the oligarchy vs. the community and the people as we head to the ballot

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

Where the mayoral candidates stood on regulating Airbnb

The role of the tech industry is a major issue in the race. We look back at where Breed, Kim, and Leno stood on the heated battle over short-term rentals

Campaign trail: Three donors give $15K to Breed superPAC

Two have ties to real-estate industry; one, oddly, used to support Leno and is now funding an attack on him

Campaign trail: Kim gets progressive endorsements, Breed wants Tasers …

Can SF's Democrats endorse a candidate for mayor? And what do the polls mean in an RCV race?

Leno, Kim backers adopting ranked-choice voting strategy

Progressives appear united in endorsing both as Leno holds a festive kickoff featuring a diverse and energetic crowd