Stories about UCSF

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

How you can help feed overstressed healthcare workers

Square Pie Guys, Andytown Coffee, Escape from New York Pizza, and more are fortifying those on the frontline.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

The latest way VC and tech disruptors are attacking SF’s housing stock

Corporate rentals have become a threat to long-term affordable housing -- thanks to vulture start-ups.

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

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).

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

UC’s deal with Big Pharma should raise red flags

Why is there so little outcry over GlaxoSmithKline's role in a new genomic lab at two public universities?

The facts about vaping emerge

Supes hearing produces remarkable data on the public-health impacts of JUUL.

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

Search that embarrassed the city goes before a judge, leaving City Attorney Dennis Herrera to defend the cops in a pretty indefensible case. Plus: Harvey Milk's birthday events, UCSF and Dignity Health -- and 'politicizing' the Rent Board. That's The Agenda for May 20-26