Stories about News Media

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10

Judge rules in favor of media in death-penalty case

Lawsuit by 48hills, LA Times, and KQED demanding access to all stages of California executions will now move forward

Supes asked to allow condos where centenarian was evicted

Landlord who tossed out Iris Canada still wants the city to give him a lucrative permit. Plus: How does SF respond to sexual assault? That's The Agenda for April 23-29

Campaign Trail: Leno blasts Breed’s housing record

The mayoral campaign heats up as former senator and tenant advocates directly criticize supervisor's history on tenant issues

Campaign trail: Kim ad attacks Wiener bill

Plus: How the ranked-choice voting will play out ... and why would Angela Alioto (or anyone else) want the POA endorsement?

Media outlets sue over death penalty secrets

48hills, KQED, and LA Times seek to block rules that allow key parts of executions to take place in secret

The myth of long-term housing “underproduction”

Has California—and SF—failed to build housing for the past 50 years? The data show otherwise

SF planners blast Wiener housing bill that would upzone entire city

Even a pro-growth, pro-development department has to admit that Wiener's latest housing bill goes way too far (and does nothing for the affordable housing crisis)

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

Can we reform local politics in a Citizens United era? Or will some reforms just make things worse?

Cops push stunning ballot measure to allow Tasers

POA measure would override civilian oversight, force the city to spend millions on dangerous stun guns, and undermine the new Use of Force policies. Why isn't everyone at City Hall opposing this?