Stories about Sacramento

‘In the name of climate sanity’

Hearing shows there is no way for the city to meet its greenhouse-gas goals without controlling Uber, Lyft, and car-based delivery services. Hello, Sacramento?

Kaiser workers prepare for strike over mental-health staffing

Plus: A massive upzoning at Van Ness and Market raised transportation and congestion issues. That's The Agenda for July 8-14

What if the ‘moderates’ are wrong, about everything?

Forget our ideological differences -- what if the mainstream Democrats (and Yimbys like Scott Wiener) simply have their facts wrong?

Planners hear how Nancy Skinner’s housing bill would hurt SF communities

Testimony looks at how 'streamlining' bill would cut the public out of crucial development discussions.

The problems with the gig economy and a housing ‘crisis’ bill

Supes hold a hearing on Uber, Lyft, and their ilk -- and planners look at a state measure that does nothing for affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 23-30

Wiener quietly turns barber bill into major housing legislation

Gut-and-amend strategy puts a version of SB 50 on the legislative fast track.

Wiener’s gut-and-amend tactics: Will they return with SB 50?

The senator has used a dubious legislative trick in the past, and some fear he is preparing to do it again.

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

Plus: Keeping Uber and Lyft out of SFO -- and the first hearing on a public-power report. That's The Agenda for June 10-16

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy