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Tagged with: Peskin

A (major) new twist on affordable housing legislation

Last-minute Mandelman move seeks to allow widespread housing demolition—potentially dooming Chan's affordable-housing measure.

The June election was bad news for Mayor London Breed

That's just one of the many key messages that the news media have missed.

Will the city’s Climate Plan ever happen? Plus: Election Day, tech-worker dorms …

... and shelter politics, the cost of cops, and an embarrassing NYT story. That's The Agenda for June 6-13.

Supes propose major affordable-housing reform measures for fall ballot

Charter amendments directly challenge the Breed/Yimby approach and seek more accountability.

Where are all the vacant storefronts, and who are the owners?

And what about all the vacant apartments? New legislation might start to put some sunshine on the secrets of empty buildings.

New district lines would deeply hurt progressive politics in San Francisco

Astonishing gerrymandering blows District 5 into bits and divides up progressive voters across the city to give the conservatives a strong advantage.

The Treasure Island toll is regressive, pointless—and still somehow alive

The developers got a sweet deal, and now want to make low-income residents pay for the ferry service they need to sell high-end condos.

The new draft district supes maps: WTF?

Critics—and there are plenty—say the plan would undermine LGBT, Black, and progressive representation on the board.

Demolitions, speculation—and maybe not that much new housing anyway

Remarkable honesty at a supes hearing shows the actual impact of ending single-family zoning in San Francisco.

Can SF run its own bike-share program (and challenge the privatizers?)

Plus: The June 6 ballot shapes up—and will the Police Commission take civilian oversight seriously? That's The Agenda for Feb. 14-21