Stories about Local Government
Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.
Measure that would harm public power and clean energy efforts sails through the Legislature.
Testimony looks at how 'streamlining' bill would cut the public out of crucial development discussions.
How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy
... and biking, and walking. A major new study says the Transportation Network Companies are adding more cars to the streets; where is the regulation?
Mar wants the city to oppose Wiener's radical deregulation bill -- and has seven votes. Will the mayor veto?
Supervisors -- unanimously -- approve a resolution calling on Sacramento to allow a municipal bank in San Francisco
Plus: Newsom's got the housing crisis all wrong -- and SF negotiates with PG&E over CLeanPowerSF. That's The Agenda for Jan 21-28.
The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.