Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: San Francisco Chronicle

Mayor won’t veto tenant protections

Lee realizes that his candidate in D3 is in enough trouble with tenants already By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 9, 2015 -- Five pm came and went today without a mayoral veto,...
48 Hills: Mark I. Chester

Four decades of SF radical sex on display

New book, gallery show, and talk look back at photographer Mark I. Chester's vital, historic work in the leather-BDSM community. By Marke B. ART LOOKS He's been called "Leather's Proust" by famous sexologist...

The Tom and Tim Show: Failures at the Democratic Party, at the Chronicle, and in homeless policy

We talk about the best and (all too often) the worst of the week

The false promise of regional governance

Unless the elites change their ways, centralized planning is never going to work MAY 13 -- There’s a push on by Bay Area elites to centralize the region’s governance. When the...

On St. Patrick’s Day, a film about the Troubles

The Chron's critic seemed to miss the whole political point of '71 By Marc Norton  MARCH 17, 2015 -- I have learned over the years that when Mick LaSalle, the San...

The tragedy of InnerMission

How market-rate housing could wipe out a cultural landmark, destroy jobs, and undermine the history of the Mission District By Steven T. Jones MARCH 11, 2015 -- The rapid development of...

The secrets of Burning Man’s money

New documents give a glimpse into how the company is becoming a nonprofit -- and who benefits By Steven T. Jones JANUARY 16, 2015 -- Burning Man is now under...

‘A water company that skims oil’

Who's watching to make sure that Chevron oil-field wastewater is safe to use for irrigating crops? EDITOR'S NOTE: As we reported earlier this month, it's an open secret that Chevron...

Chevron and big ag are irrigating crops with oil wastewater

Oil company says the 'recycled' waste is perfectly safe. When have we heard that before? By Marc Norton FEBRUARY 3, 2015 -- The San Francisco Chronicle ran a major investigative story...

Democratic Party in SF faces a question: Should Airbnb pay its back taxes?

Obama wants to end tax breaks for big corporations; will his party in SF go along? By Tim Redmond JANUARY 22, 2015 – The San Francisco Democratic Party has moved to...