Stories about Sandra Lee Fewer

Big reforms could be headed for fall ballot

Measures to tax big real-estate companies, cut the number of sworn cops, put DPW under a commission and create a public advocate will be heard at Rules Committee Thursday.

Supes reject Police Commission nominee, approve tenant protections

10-1 votes demand stronger reform advocates to oversee the cops and ban evictions for non-payment of rent during the crisis.

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The Agenda: Supes to question Police Commission appointments, COVID housing policies. Plus: a move to let undocumented people serve on commissions and allow young people to vote.

Sharply divided board allows curfew to continue — for now

6-5 vote keeps crackdown in place until Thursday; ACLU denounces 'moving toward a police state.'

Why won’t SF health officer order homeless into hotels?

'You expressed to us that If you made those decisions, your job would be jeopardized.'

Supes look to protect SRO residents

Alarming spread in low-income housing leads to emergency bill -- as false reports seek to derail plan to consider Rec-Park space for safe housing.

Campaign seeks to close jail at Hall of Justice

Sup. Fewer bill would shutter the dirty, dangerous, old facility by Nov. 1

Hotel rooms debate comes to the Board of Supes…

... and why is the city paying $197 a night for existing rooms? Plus funds to help undocumented people—and at last a move to stop tech-office creep in the Mission. That's The Agenda for April 12-19

Supes promise protections for small businesses and gig workers

Ronen, Preston also working to block commercial and residential evictions.

Could SF take over thousands of rent-controlled apartments?

Preston wants the city to put together a bid for some of the 2,164 units that a huge landlord has suddenly put on the market.