Stories about Science

A bad week for the Yimby narrative

New studies show that building more market-rate housing for rich people doesn't bring down rents for everyone else.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

The North Korea summit: We have been here before

Why Washington hawks will block any real peace agreement -- as they always have in the past

Mayor’s race even closer with 64,900 votes still to count

Kim votes keep Leno narrowly on top. Data analysis shows even more evidence of why the Chron's perspective is wrong

Supes to hear about squalid conditions for big-landlord tenants ….

Plus: Blocking speculative rent increases and making developers pay for transit .... That's The Agenda for May 14-20

Luxury yachts — or 5,000 school kids learning to sail?

The Treasure Island Development Authority wants to turn Clipper Cove -- now used for youth sailing programs -- over to 313 millionaires and their fancy boats

SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate

With all the challenges facing the city, the next mayor has to be willing to challenge the corporate, growth, and tech agendas

Trump, Tokyo, and the Korean crisis

Both the left and the right in Tokyo are angry at the US president, and they don't see much hope for talks with North Korea

Party Radar: The way, way, Wayback Machine

Rifling through the kooky Super Ego archives. Plus: Escort, Ssion, Stacey Pullen, Harder SF, Greg Wilson, Jus-Ed, Sunset Season Opener, more