Stories about Taxes

UCSF’s secret plans to expand dramatically in Parnassus Heights

With no community input, adminstrators decide behind closed doors to add 1.5 million square feet of new space (with no housing or transit mitigation fees).

SF’s housing policy failure on full display this week

Plus: Limiting tax pass-throughs to tenants and a report card on the SFPD. That's The Agenda for Oct. 21-27

How the NY Times bungled coverage of the Warren/Sanders tax plans

Unpacking the assumptions and failures of a story on (gasp!) how conservative economists respond to the concept of a wealth tax.

SF’s PG&E buyout makes political — and economic — sense

At the price the city is offering, SF could net half a billion dollars a year -- and get cleaner power.

Screen Grabs: The 5000 fingers of Dr. Seuss

A cult classic that gave kids nightmares. Plus: Miles Davis bio-pic, Glenn Danzig's 'Verotika,' 9-11 Truther Fest, more in cinemas

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

CNN gives the GOP its talking points

Debate moderators attack progressive Democrats with questions that suggest real reform isn't possible.

After 50 years, SF poised to move on public power

Plus: The Chron asks some questions about homelessness. That's The Agenda for July 29-Aug 4

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

Plus: Helping small business -- and a massive project that will make the housing crisis worse (but is back by TMG Partners and Ron Conway). That's The Agenda for July 22-28