Stories about Lawsuits

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

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

OPINION: The case against Tasers

They often don't work, when they do they can be deadly -- and they don't stop cops from shooting people

Opinion: Airbnb must stop discriminating against disabled people

The hospitality giant still allows hosts to reject people with disabilities, and that needs to end

Cohen moves to sideline opposition to ‘profoundly undemocratic’ state law

Tenant advocates fear that AB 943 could undermine ballot measures for rent control

Should Uber be shut down?

Harvard business professor says the real problem in the tech industry is a "contagious" culture of lawbreaking that society shouldn't tolerate

SF to pay out cash for cop misconduct

"Police Commission prepares to settle case of man in wheelchair held in "Vulcan death grip" by officers."

Ding-dong aesthetics

From jury-rigged buzzers to symbols of the surveillance state, Marc Weidenbaum explores the surprising cultural history of SF's humble doorbells.

Suit: California has illegally suspended licenses of more than 600,000 drivers

Low-income people suffer the most with the state's inflexible laws