Stories about Mandelman

Supes reject plan that would shadow Soma park

In direct rebuke to mayor, board says that a developer can't buy off the city when it comes to blocking sunshine in a crowded neighborhood.

Breed Rent Board appointment raises issues for tenants

Ignoring 40 years of precedent, mayor appoints a political ally who has no ties to the organized tenant community.

Preston launches campaign with energetic event

Vallie Brown is the incumbent, but it appears that Preston is the front-runner in the D5 race.

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Mar and eight colleagues support plan to limit pay-to-play and secret independent-expenditure campaigns.

Debate over $185 million windfall begins this week

Mayor, supes have some competing priorities for money from education fund. Plus a vacancy tax -- and why we need it. That's The Agenda for Feb. 4-11.

Mar pushes Breed on budget accountability

Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.

Relax: Yee’s ‘interim committees’ are just placeholders

The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.

Yee is board president — what does that mean?

Some progressives side with moderates to elect a cautious, compromise leader -- but Ronen emerges with a powerful political base.

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

Celebrating the new supes …

... plus transit justice -- and has Willie Brown forgotten his entire political career? That's The Agenda, New Year's Week edition