Stories about Phil Ting

Large majority of voters support tax on millionaires

State legislators, wide range of activists talking about making the wealthiest pay their fair share in this crisis.

The future of cities—and the one percent

Urban America faces a crisis -- and we can't seriously discuss it unless we talk about billionaires.

Court agrees to put evictions on hold

Under pressure from just about everyone in local politics, Superior Court finally agrees to delay cases for 90 days.

Results show strong night for local progressives

Huge numbers of votes still to count, but trends are favoring the local left.

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.