Stories about Mayor

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

New study shows that attracting high-skilled tech jobs to cities in the name of creating jobs has a net negative impact on the working-class population.

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.

What happens if Wiener gets challenged from both the right and the left?

Quentin Kopp could take votes from the West Side; a progressive could take votes from the East Side.

Vallie Brown’s big real-estate money

The landlords, speculators, realtors and developers have clearly chosen a favorite in the D5 supes race

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

CNN gives the GOP its talking points

Debate moderators attack progressive Democrats with questions that suggest real reform isn't possible.

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

Fewer, Mandelman, and Yee all backed an independent panel to oversee mayor's housing office.

Supes, under intense pressure from mayor, drop plan for homeless commission

Some progressives join move to delay a measure that all the service providers and advocates support, giving Breed more time to kill it, which she wants to do.