Stories about Sacramento

Two oversight hearings sidetracked when mayoral staffers don’t show

Peskin says it's "bizarre and unacceptable" that the Mayor's Office couldn't get a key person to a committee hearing.

How the Twitter tax break continues to damage San Francisco …

... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17

The Democrats in Sacramento want to deregulate housing — but that has never worked

The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

Another step toward a public bank

Supervisors -- unanimously -- approve a resolution calling on Sacramento to allow a municipal bank in San Francisco

ACLU sues after Sacramento sheriff blocks Black Lives Matter on Facebook

Case could expand the First Amendment right of critics to be heard on public officials' pages.

Fight the PG&E bailout!

Plus: Planning wants to give developers a bonus—and ignore the roots of the housing crisis. This week's Agenda.

CASA’s secret New York junket

42 people flew to Manhattan for a three-day event that had no real policy purpose -- and MTC is stonewalling on releasing the price tag.

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.