Stories about Tech Industry

SF Democratic Party votes against the Mission

County committee rejects community call for a break in runaway development By Tim Redmond MAY 28, 2015 – As if there were any doubt left, the...

Some strange rumblings in the SF economy

Too much office space -- or too little? Is the rent too damn high even for tech workers? Is it time to take a...

Peskin event sets stage for epic D3 battle

Packed room shows unhappiness with the mayor's agenda By Tim Redmond MAY 20, 2015 – The room was packed, and it seemed as if most of...

Welcome to the strange world of Airbnb logic

Nothing makes sense -- except the billions that company is reaping by avoiding local regulations By Tim Redmond MAY 18, 2015 – The City Planning Department...

The Agenda, May 18-24: The Airbnb showdown begins

Plus: The future of the Ethics Commission, City College contract talks ... and why I ran the Bay to Breakers By Tim Redmond MAY 18, 2015...

The politics and economics of the new tenant-protection proposals

Kim's eviction regulations will infuriate the big landlord lobby -- but they could be good news for the local economy By Tim Redmond MARCH 13, 2015...

SF kids speak out against displacement in ‘City Not For Sale’

By Caitlin Donohue While adults (grant inequity-spurring tax breaks to social media companies and) dither on about the current influx of wealthy tech workers and...

The false promise of regional governance

Unless the elites change their ways, centralized planning is never going to work MAY 13 -- There’s a push on by Bay Area elites to...

Stories of displacement — and resistance

National video project uses San Francisco as a case study in how to fight back against eviction   MAY 7, 2015 -- The eviction crisis in...

The Agenda, May 4-10: Housing protests, housing policies, and housing politics

When is it "political games" and when is it political reality? And it's fun to see the mayor praising Chris Daly, who did exactly...