Stories about Scott Wiener

SF planners blast Wiener housing bill that would upzone entire city

Even a pro-growth, pro-development department has to admit that Wiener's latest housing bill goes way too far (and does nothing for the affordable housing crisis)

What’s going on with the Armory?

More big changes scheduled for the legendary space, as moves out and a new developer nabs the site for $65 million.

The first salvo in the mayor’s race is a superPAC attack ad

Anonymous (so far) Breed supporters go after Leno for Farrell vote in what could be a sign of unlimited money flooding the race

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

None of the candidates made a case for why they are different than the others; that's a problem when the city is in a serious crisis and so many voters are undecided

The state Legislature has the housing crisis backwards

Instead of forcing new luxury housing on cities, why not limit commercial office growth until there is enough room for the new workers to live?

Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it

Only one candidate for governor wants real rent control

At a NARAL debate, all four Democrats were strong on reproductive rights -- but only Delaine Eastin said she would protect tenants

How we beat Airbnb

The news media have missed the real story of how a community coalition organized, ran campaigns, educated, and eventually forced the giant corporation to quit posting illegal listings

The Agenda, Jan 8-16: A critical rent-control vote, and the power struggle at City Hall

Can a good tenant bill clear the state Assembly -- and who does the power structure want in the Mayor's Office?

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

Leno comes out ahead -- but with ranked-choice voting, the real story is whether London Breed can run as the candidate of Ed Lee's legacy