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The Agenda: Standing up to the cops

In an unprecedented move, most of City Hall is demanding that the police union accept reforms before getting a raise. Plus: Budget priorities and the real story behind the mayor's inaccurate Hetch Hetchy resolution. That's the Agenda, April 30 - May 6

SF supes oppose Wiener real-estate bill

Breed sides with Wiener as debate shows clear differences among candidates for mayor

Wiener endorses Breed as battle over SB 827 heats up

Move puts state senator on the same side as group that has attacked his longtime friend and mentor, Mark Leno

Progressive groups promote Kim-Leno dual endorsement strategy

Forget the polls: The candidate who makes ranked-choice-voting work will be the next mayor

Newsom’s agency folds on waterfront case

After a long legal struggle, State Lands Commission leaves SF's waterfront alone -- and saves the Lite Guv from a tricky political issue

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

Senior staff at two big developers combined to give Jeff Sheehy $12,500, by far the biggest influence money in the race so far

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

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: A new mayor (maybe?) and and end to fossil-fuel investments

Supes will at least discuss the idea of a caretaker mayor -- and the retirement board might (finally) say no to oil, gas, and coal. That's what's happening Jan. 22-19

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

State Lands Commission argues that San Franciscans aren't smart enough to understand land-use issues; former city attorney Renne calls that position 'elitist in the extreme.'