Stories about Speculators

Could SF tax new IPO wealth?

Sup. Gordon Mar is raising the issue -- and asking about how to make sure the tech companies pay for the impacts they are having on the city.
Jeff Adachi

The local TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death is a disgrace

Plus: Letting developers drive Port land use decisions, cracking down on vacant storefronts, and telling the cops not to interrogate minors ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 25- March 3.

Save the Redstone Building!

Low-cost space for grassroots groups at risk as gentrification fuels speculative deal for historic labor temple. And this is why so many people don't want the Monster in the Mission.

Breed’s State of the City: Let’s all work together

Except that there's a class war in this city, and the speculators and big corporations have an agenda that's causing horrible problems -- and a lot of people want to know what side the mayor will be on.

Capturing Harvey Milk’s martyrdom and living legacy

From Leo Herrera's stunning photos of the suit he was shot in to the energy of today's housing activists, Milk is remembered 40 years after his murder.

A No on 10 study out of UC Berkeley is so dumb it’s almost a joke

A professor who is also a real-estate consultant says rent control is bad for tenants and small businesses. That's ridiculous -- and he doesn't seem to want to defend his argument.

Statewide tenant group celebrates ten years of organizing

Friday night event celebrates the first effort to organize California renters since the 1980s

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

Down to the wire, the race gets even nastier

A new dark money PAC funded by big landlords attacks Leno and Kim for taking money from big landlords -- which isn't true

Tenants win major victory over speculators

Fewer bill stops landlords from passing debt and tax costs along to their tenants