Stories about Manufacturing

The Agenda, July 17-23: Ballot politics and cannabis

Peskin wants the supes to oppose a state bill making it harder to vote down development -- and do we need a Dept. of Cannabis?

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

How to keep saving the planet

Tips to help avoid an environmental Trumpocalypse.

Why won’t SFMade support Prop. X?

SF's outspoken advocate for local manufacturing is on the wrong side on a measure that would save ... local manufacturing

Why Prop. X is needed to save PDR

City planners have done nothing to stop the loss of blue-collar jobs and arts space. So now it's up to the voters

Illegal office conversion: A case study

For years, the owners of a Third St. building defied city zoning rules -- and they are still getting away with it. How is this possible?

The attack on local zoning control

A sweeping regional-government plan promotes growth at all costs, and seeks to cut community input out of the picture

Who pays for the damage the tech boom has done to SF?

We are allowing the industries that make great wealth to avoid paying for the human costs of their actions. That didn't work the last...

SF finally cracks down on illegal offices

Zoning decision on Soma building sends a message that developers can't just turn industrial space into offices By Zelda Bronstein SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 -- San Francisco’s...

Can SF ever enforce its own zoning laws?

The story of 660 Third Street is a case study in how property owners seem to think they can violate the rules at will,...