Stories about Planning

Screen Grabs: Three of the year’s best dramas and more

It's that time of year when "serious" films get wide release—and here are some of the best ones you'll see.

Community groups demand equity agenda in choice of new planning director

Activists demand a dramatic change in the direction of planning policy; will the mayor respond?

Housing balance measure headed for March ballot

Campaign will define the city's future -- and the state of local politics.

Guess who’s a lawyer for the city’s worst planning scofflaw? (Hint: He writes for the Chron)

Plus: A key vote on Haney's housing bill -- and why has the Chron completely ignored the Vallie Brown eviction story? That's The Agenda for Oct. 27-Nov. 3

UCSF’s secret plans to expand dramatically in Parnassus Heights

With no community input, adminstrators decide behind closed doors to add 1.5 million square feet of new space (with no housing or transit mitigation fees).

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor uses sleazy 'poison pill' tactic to undermine affordable housing and mental-health care.

SF Planning’s really weak ‘Community Stabilization Policy’

Plus: A developer lawyer on the commission? And Sups. Haney and Ronen to grill DPH on mental-health beds. That's The Agenda for Oct. 14-20

SF planners say 11-year-old data is just fine — and will never expire

Forget all the changes in the city since 2008; the Mission still has to live with an EIR from a bygone era. Forever.

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

Plus a move to get cars off Market Street. That's The Agenda for Oct. 7-13

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.