Stories about Voting

In ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble,’ filmmaker Dawn Porter limns civil rights icon

The Bay Area director's new doc follows the congressional lion from early years to legendary status.

Wearing a mask is a political statement—that you care about community

Plus youth voting, undocumented residents on commissions -- and a major change to the way SF does affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 22-29.

Supes reject Police Commission nominee, approve tenant protections

10-1 votes demand stronger reform advocates to oversee the cops and ban evictions for non-payment of rent during the crisis.

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The Agenda: Supes to question Police Commission appointments, COVID housing policies. Plus: a move to let undocumented people serve on commissions and allow young people to vote.

Sharply divided board allows curfew to continue — for now

6-5 vote keeps crackdown in place until Thursday; ACLU denounces 'moving toward a police state.'

Foreign Correspondent: Trump v. Biden on foreign policy

The presumptive Democratic nominee criticizes the president but continues to support failed policies of the Obama era.

Preston seeks to end Muni ‘price gouging’

Supervisor says 12 percent fare hike may violate state law that limits price increases in an emergency.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

Is rent extraction really an 'essential service'? And where is the relief for commercial and residential tenants?

Developer wants huge density bonus — should we know why?

The Agenda: If supes upzone site for housing and cut the affordability to make it "pencil out," shouldn't the public see the developer's financials?

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

MTA continues to discuss price hikes, forcing advocates to scramble to respond.