Stories about Planning

Business districts use public money to attack homeless people, study finds

UC Berkeley report shows how obscure state law allows Business Improvement Districts, funded in part by taxpayers, to lobby for anti-homeless laws

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

Or is the private sector -- and clear policy positions -- at the root of our homeless crisis?

The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Why consumer financial protection is a civil rights issue -- and the city needs to take it seriously

Screen Grabs: Yayoi Kusama, Latino Film Fest, Nosferatu …

Club Foot Orchestra, tributes to Luchino Visconti and Frederick Wiseman, a hokey 'Grease 2,' 'Poor Little Rich Girl,' and more in cinemas this week

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

Plus: A critical vote on Soma's future and a conversation with Robert Kennedy Jr. -- that's what's happening this week

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

Rust Belt SF? Are we doomed by progressive politics?

SPUR report says the left is going to ruin the city -- but there are other ways of looking at the next 50 years

Screen Grabs: The Last Movie, Perfect Blue, Pick of the Litter…

Let the Corpses Tan, No Date, No Signature, and more movies in cinemas this week.

We know how to control housing costs

An urban economics and housing expert explains the truth about rent control

Screen Grabs: Support the Girls, Madeline’s Madeline, The Wife

A strong week for women in cinemas, plus Memoir of War, Wanda, Vertigo, The Happytime Murders, and more.