Stories about Mandelman

Sharply divided board allows curfew to continue — for now

6-5 vote keeps crackdown in place until Thursday; ACLU denounces 'moving toward a police state.'

Homeless women take over vacant house in the Castro

Derelict building, empty for years, becomes the focus of a movement to put houseless people in unused buildings.

Campaign seeks to close jail at Hall of Justice

Sup. Fewer bill would shutter the dirty, dangerous, old facility by Nov. 1

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

In wake of COVID, organization pivots to online, other commemorations. "Our community is resilient," says executive director.

Hotel rooms debate comes to the Board of Supes…

... and why is the city paying $197 a night for existing rooms? Plus funds to help undocumented people—and at last a move to stop tech-office creep in the Mission. That's The Agenda for April 12-19

City College board fires chancellor

At a critical time for the school, trustees have to seek a new leader who has community credibility.

Some surprising political analysis from the local election results

Safai is in trouble. The progressives are winning across the board. A deep dive into the March 3 election results.

First results: A few surprises

Progressives dominate the DCCC; Buttar far behind; propositions close.

Castro march a ‘funeral’ for vacant storefronts

Landlord greed is devastating the community, activists say. A colorful event drew awareness to the problem.

Supes approve City College money; will mayor veto?

Money to prevent class cuts gets 7-4 approval, but chancellor shows no signs of wanting to accept it.