Stories about Scott Wiener

Appeals Court upholds Prop. C in major win for local tax measures

Ruling opens the door for citizen initiatives to tax big business -- just when that's most needed.

SF bars push to reopen in July, alongside restaurants

Owners launch petition, claim drinking is as safe as dining with proper precautions.

Big money from the cops is becoming politically toxic

A way to remove obstacles to reform -- plus a move in SF to start to "defund" the SFPD.

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

In wake of COVID, organization pivots to online, other commemorations. "Our community is resilient," says executive director.

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

Court agrees to put evictions on hold

Under pressure from just about everyone in local politics, Superior Court finally agrees to delay cases for 90 days.

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Rodrigo Santos was an ally of Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom and gave tens of thousands of dollars to conservative local candidates and pro-development causes.

Final, final results: Progressives win three judges, DCCC

Mary Jung, the former party chair and real-estate lobbyist, loses her seat on the party's policy-making board.

Some surprising political analysis from the local election results

Safai is in trouble. The progressives are winning across the board. A deep dive into the March 3 election results.

Results show strong night for local progressives

Huge numbers of votes still to count, but trends are favoring the local left.