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Labor, organizing, money, and an East Bay Assembly race

The political world is full of surprises. Who will wind up winning the seat formerly occupied by Attorney General Rob Bonta?

COVID rent strips Latinx tenants in SF of savings, wealth, and security

El Tecolote survey shows that more than 75 percent of families lost all or most of their savings to preserve their housing during the pandemic.

The big GOP, real-estate, and tech money behind the Boudin recall effort

Many of the same individuals and corporations who tried to defeat the progressives last year -- including Trump allies -- are now trying to oust the elected DA

Death Row inmate who may be exonerated talks about his story

Kevin Cooper was three hours away from execution. Now he may be freed. He talks about racism, criminal justice, and his nearly 30-year fight to prove his innocence.

California could vastly expand affordable broadband — if the Legislature acts now

Gov. Newsom has asked for money for expanding accessible Internet service all over the state. The Legislature is stalling.

Giants honor Tom Ammiano as Honey Mahogany sings the national anthem

Plus: Hearings start on Breed's budget -- and why is the mayor making a controversy out of parklets when everyone pretty much agrees? That's The Agenda for June 6-13

Ruach Graffis, legendary SF cab driver and organizer, is dead at 74

Labor activist ends her life with dignity, surrounded by friends.

Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

Not one dollar of state rent-relief money has arrived in SF

Hundreds of millions in federal funding is available -- but tenants aren't getting it.

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.