Stories about Taxes

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

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

What if the ‘moderates’ are wrong, about everything?

Forget our ideological differences -- what if the mainstream Democrats (and Yimbys like Scott Wiener) simply have their facts wrong?

Tobacco industry freaks out about vaping ban in SF

The critics are missing the point -- the ban is all about protecting kids from an industry that aggressively sought to hook them on nicotine.