Stories about Sacramento

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

How well-meaning, public-serving groups wound up as part of an alliance aimed at undermining state regulation of broadband and privacy laws.

From Lagos with love—and the god of fire

Nigerian-born, SF-based musician, DJ, and activist Bisi is just getting started on his quest to 'birth more.'

‘Women aren’t funny’? Tell that to Cirque clown Kelsey Custard

A star of Cirque du Soleil's new women-centered 'Amaluna' on prejudice, role models, and the best SF burritos.

As the fires rage and the blackouts continue, Newsom ducks

The guv sounds tough -- but he has no plan. And he's ignoring the only (obvious) solution to the current and future crisis.

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

The big missing story on the power outages

When will the news media point out that the era of PG&E as our power provider is, and has to be, over?

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.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

In the name of protecting internet calls, bill would eliminate state control over pretty much every type of telecommunications in California.