Stories about Rent

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 --...

Court ruling could impact ParkMerced — and the future of the city’s landmark growth measure, Prop. M

By Tim Redmond JUNE 13, 2014 -- A legal case that’s pending in the state Court of Appeal could change the future of the giant...

Setback for Ellis Act reform bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting, announce widespread support for Ellis Act reform. A state Assembly committee apparently...

What to look for on Election Night

David Campos and David Chiu face off tonight in round one of a two-round election By Tim Redmond By Tim Redmond JUNE 3, 2014 -- The most...

An agenda of jobs – for whom?

  By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee can be proud that San Francisco now has the lowest unemployment rate of any city in California, and at...

Why SF City Planning can’t protect local industry from office encroachment: An alarming case study

By Zelda Bronstein MAY 29, 2014 -- At its May Day meeting, the San Francisco Planning Commission took a stand for blue-collar jobs, affordable housing,...

Mapping profit and loss in San Francisco

By Julia Carrie Wong An anonymous millionaire known only by the twitter handle @hiddencash has turned San Francisco into a real-life treasure hunt and incited...

Politics on Tuesday: The missing issue in the campaign for Superior Court judge

By Tim Redmond MAY 27, 2014 -- I think it’s safe to say many of the people voting June 6th barely understand why there’s a...

Ask the Bud Man: Where do they cook those edibles, anyway? Are they safe?

Dear Ngaio: Where are edibles made? I'm asking specifically about chocolate bars,cookies, brownies et al sold at medical cannabis dispensaries. Are they made in commercially...