Stories about Sanders

The Agenda, June 6-12, 2016: Key vote on Airbnb, Election Day partying ….

So the San Francisco Chronicle can’t bring itself to issue an endorsement in the presidential primary. That’s pretty astonishing for a big-city newspaper in...

Bernie comes to East Oakland — with Jane Kim — and talks about police killings and affordable housing

Bernie Sanders came to East Oakland today, showing up where few presidential candidates ever do, at a church where the Black Panthers once served...

Bernie comes to SF to support hotel workers

Bernie Sanders showed up today to support the hotel workers boycotting the Le Meridien, and while it was supposed to be a surprise, by...

Why allowing more housing makes property more expensive

Fred Sherburn-Zimmer, director of the Housing Rights Committee, stood on the steps of City Hall yesterday morning and explained why allowing the free market...
Protestor Prays for an End to Police Violence

The Agenda, May 9-15: Hunger strike moves to City Hall, early voting starts ….

UPDATED WITH CORRECTION The Frisco Five have changed tactics. The hunger strike is over, and they and their supporters are moving to large-scale protests, starting...

The case for the youth vote

The Board of Supes met with the Youth Commission Tuesday, and the biggest question around a potential charter amendment allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to...

The Agenda, April 18-25: Police accountability, fighting a really bad eviction ….

In Los Angeles County, law-enforcement officers have shot more than 2,000 people in the past 15 years – and exactly one officer has ever...

Seriously? Evicting a 99-year-old?

Supporters of a 99-year-old woman facing eviction from a Page Street apartment rallied in front of the Superior Court building this afternoon asking that...

The Agenda, April 10-17: Superdelegates, nationally and locally

Just as the Bernie Sanders campaign is stepping up its criticism of the role party officials play in the nomination process, a proposal to...

The Agenda, March 21-27, 2008: A homeless emergency, mayoral vetoes ….

The mayor was out of town when news broke that his approval ratings continue to dive, just a few months into his final term....