Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: SFBARF

Nimbys, SFBARF, and a clueless writer at the NY Times

The easy thing to do is just try to ignore the likes of SFBARF and hope they will go away. But they don’t, and in fact, a technology reporter...

Tom’s Town: Young Dems survive takeover (sort of)

JANUARY 14, 2016 -- This past Wednesday a who’s who of fresh-faced politicos packed into the Women’s Building for the consummate game of inside baseball that was the San...

Developer allies fail to take over Sierra Club

    DECEMBER 21, 2015 -- An effort by pro-development forces to take control of the San Francisco chapter of the Sierra Club failed miserably after local club members organized to...

Supes oppose displacement — then approve displacement

After voting for a measure to give neighborhood preference in affordable housing, board votes for giant development that neighborhood opposes By Tim Redmond The Board of Supervisors approved a plan today...

The strange and telling story behind the regional planning merger deal

NOVEMBER 12, 2015 -- An overture by SEIU Local 1021, which represents the workers at the Association of Bay Area Governments, averted a showdown over the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s...

Pro-development group seeks to take over local Sierra Club

Move could change the politics of one  of SF's environmental stalwarts By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 6, 2015 -- A group that wants more market-rate housing development pretty much any cost is...

A Millennial’s view of housing in SF

A native sees the city go from the absurd to the insane By Lia Azul Salaverry OCTOBER 5, 2015 -- To say I am a Bay Area “native” would be an...

The Mission moratorium goes down, narrowly — but the fight has only begun

Hundreds and hundreds of Mission residents and community activists demonstrate the massive anger over displacement -- and some folks at City Hall didn't listen. This isn't over By Tim Redmond JUNE...

The Agenda: Moratorium at the Board, pricey SROs at Planning

Plus: Some crucial campaign-reform issues -- and what will be the fate of the Ethics Commission? (UPDATED) By Tim Redmond JUNE 1, 2015 – The vocal debate that took place at...

SF Democratic Party votes against the Mission

County committee rejects community call for a break in runaway development By Tim Redmond MAY 28, 2015 – As if there were any doubt left, the Democratic Party of  San Francisco...