Stories about Mayor

The absurd, failed economics of the jobs-housing linkage fee

Developers would pay for only 20 percent of the demand their projects create - so why are we still building so much office space?

Fewer calls on city to ‘blow up’ taxi permit system

Supes looking at ways to help mediallion holders facing unfair competition from Uber and Lyft

SF seizes homeless people’s property — and they rarely get it back

Stunning new videos document how the cops and DPW are failing to follow even their own rules as tents, medicine, and personal belongings wind up in the trash.

What the vaping ballot initiative is really about

There are no new protections for kids; it's all about stopping the city from banning the sale of JUUL products.

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

SF pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

City employees reimbursed for 1,664 rides in the past year with companies that have labor trouble and are trying to destroy public transit -- and that violates city policy.

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

Democrats are finally talking about economic inequality, but many of the candidates failed to inspire anyone. Our Day Two report from the state Democratic Convention.

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

Nasty tactics in race for party chair reveal larger schisms between leadership and grassroots.

Senior housing, mental health — SF supes are pushing bold measures

The big policy ideas right now are not coming out of the Mayor's Office.

Ethics agrees to 6-1 match for local candidates

Updated law is designed to help grassroots candidates compete against big money.