Sunday, May 16, 2021

Tag: San Francisco Chronicle

The Chron’s robo-journalism

It looked just like so many other short news briefs in the San Francisco Chronicle; straightforward, factual, a little boring. A modest earthquake struck in Soledad: The United States Geological...

The problem with the Blue Angels

Editor’s note: The news media in San Francisco are all agog about the Blue Angels – as they always are, every year. The main stories on the military fighter...

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

48 hills’ “Facebook money and California housing” series delves into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s multi-million-dollar funding of the pro-growth shadow government that’s reshaping California housing policy. The first installment...

Will Newsom sign PG&E bailout bill?

When the San Francisco Chronicle runs an editorial saying that a PG&E bailout bill is a bad idea because it might undermine the city’s right to public power, it’s...

Police chief gives up control of Adachi leak investigation

Mayor London Breed has ordered SF Police Chief Bill Scott to relinquish control of the investigation into the release of a police report on the death of Jeff Adachi. In...

Tamara Palmer’s California Eating is the SF food zine you need to read

We've been fans of Tamara Palmer for more than a minute. At SF Weekly, the Outer Sunset writer logged over 1,000 articles on the shifting Bay Area food scene,...

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

This was to be a banner year for San Francisco Yimbys at the polls. The group is the social-media focused, bright young face of the pro-development lobby. At the...

The socialists aren’t leaving the Democratic Party

In the October 20 “Willie’s World,” Willie Brown’s often surprisingly informative and entertaining San Francisco Chronicle column, the former mayor and state Assembly speaker tells us that, “Democratic socialists...

New study says rent control doesn’t discourage new housing

The landlord lobby – and it’s one of the most powerful interests in the state of California – is spending more than $40 million to convince voters not to...

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

The New American Oligarchy of Wealth and Privilege that seized control of the United States two years ago with the election of President Donald Trump and his Republican Congress...