Stories about Malia Cohen

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

Or is the private sector -- and clear policy positions -- at the root of our homeless crisis?

The Agenda, July 22-July 29: The new (same old) Planning Commission …

... and finally, some action on Sunshine Task Force appointments (and on updating and improving the city's open-government law)

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Supes reject Farrell’s final Police Commission nominee

Mayor Breed will now get two nominations to a commission that has struggled to hold rogue officers in check

Cohen is unanimous choice for board prez

Progressives accept that Breed's "unfortunate" political play worked

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

Why the cops get a raise without accountability

An obscure 1990 law, that passed with a lot of progressive support, forces the city into a very bad deal that lets the POA keep blocking reforms

Wiener endorses Breed as battle over SB 827 heats up

Move puts state senator on the same side as group that has attacked his longtime friend and mentor, Mark Leno

Can the police contract be a vehicle for reform?

Not if the cops and Mayor Farrell's consultant, who also worked for the POA, find a way to bypass the supervisors and sneak through a bad deal for the city.