Stories about Phil Ting

OPINION: Golf courses or affordable housing?

Just one of San Francisco's five public courses, which consume 1.5 percent of the city's land, could provide affordable housing for 10,000 people.

City College chancellor wants to reject emergency funding

Sup. Walton wants to allocate $2.7 million to avoid massive class cuts, but chancellor says there is 'no emergency.'

Control of SF Democratic Party up for grabs in March

DCCC Chair Campos has a slate of candidates -- and it appears that the mayor and the conservative interests do too.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

The heated race for party chair. Plus: Should we expect disruptions (the Party doesn't want any) ... and a guide to local convention events.

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.

Uber is already undermining public transit …

... and biking, and walking. A major new study says the Transportation Network Companies are adding more cars to the streets; where is the regulation?

The Democrats in Sacramento want to deregulate housing — but that has never worked

The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.

A new crisis at City College

Chancellor pushes big cuts as deficit balloons to $31 million -- and thanks to Jerry Brown, it could get even worse.

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.