Stories about State Lands Commission

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

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

Final arguments in lawsuit against the city show limited evidence that Prop. B has done any harm

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

Lands Commission says SF is losing money at the Port -- but can present no clear evidence at all

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.'

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Judge denies all dismissal motions, meaning the state and the city will face off starting Sept. 11

The Agenda, July 10-16: A landlord attack on ballot initiatives …

... plus what to do when robots take all our jobs, and Prince Gavin hides from the press. We look at the coming week

Newsom’s lawyer says voters can’t be trusted

In stunning argument, Lite Gov's legal team says land use decisions should be taken away from voters -- and that the Port's future should be all about big-money development

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF goes to court this week

Lite Guv wants to overturn local control over waterfront development

Does Newsom want to be the guv who turns SF into Miami Beach?

The Lt. Gov is pushing a lawsuit to strip voter control over waterfront development

The Agenda, March 30-April 5: The mayor’s eviction bungle, Newsom dredges further into the muck, and more

By Tim Redmond MARCH 30, 2015 – One day after tenant organizers worked hard to bring attention to an eviction attempt in Chinatown that demonstrated...