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Politics on Tuesday: The tenant vote, D10 – and a place where housing prices just go down

By Tim Redmond FEB. 11, 2014 -- There was a telling moment at the tenant convention this weekend, a hint at how the race for...

City College funding bill challenges state commission that wants to shut school down

  Sen. Mark Leno announces his bill with Trustees Anita Grier and Rafael Mandelman, Mayor Ed Lee and Chancellor Arthur Tyler looking on. Photo by...

Tom’s Town: Rain water, sugar water — and a Democratic Party squeaker

By Tom Temprano It’s raining! Real rain! Not just dense fog, but real rain in the form of droplets of water is finally making its...

Some real lessons on homelessness

By Tim Redmond Sup. Mark Farrell has an issue: Nine years after San Francisco launched its Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, the supervisor...

Fighting evictions – at all levels

By Tim Redmond Jeremy Mykaels is still in his home. And that's very good news. The longtime Castro resident who is living with AIDS – and...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the...

Tenants explain why Campos bill is needed

  By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos announced a bill today that would substantially increase relocation fees for tenants at a press event featuring three heart-rending...

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked...

City Beat: Has Feinstein found a loser of an issue?

By Tim Redmond Senator Dianne Feinstein, once the mayor of SF, has always been among the state's most popular politicians. She won her first Senate...

SF lost 1,017 rent-controlled apartments in 2013

By Tim Redmond Despite the mayor's pledges on housing policy, 2013 was a terrible year for affordable housing in San Francisco, the city's own statistics...