Stories about News Media

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

New DA vows end of cash bail, end of three-strikes, the start of restorative justice.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Breaking: New dramatic details in Mission police shooting

Victim was working with homeless youth; no clear evidence that he had a weapon.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The problem with the Blue Angels

Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Juul bails on Yes on C campaign

Effort to overturn the city's ban on vaping products collapses as national headlines suggest public-health hazards

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

Planners and developers freaking out over proposal to make offices pay more of the cost of the housing impacts they create.