Stories about Progressives

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

European cities show how more than half the housing stock can be taken out of the private market -- and it works.

LA producer Elusive steps into a fidgety ‘Ambient Void’

The scene fixture's latest builds minaiture worlds from cascading synths, vinyl crackles, and flush atmospherics.

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.

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.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Preston, Boudin are winners as vote-count nears finish

Stunning victories for progressive candidates are also major losses for Mayor Breed.

Latest ballots are trending conservative

Today's results put Brown up by 88 votes and Loftus up by 2,205. There are 70,000 votes to count, so it's way to early to draw conclusions.

Housing balance measure headed for March ballot

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

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

Tenants worked to elect progressives to run the local Democratic Party; now some of those members appear ready to vote against the tenant choice. Plus: Who will stand up to Dede Wilsey and her support for Trump?