Stories about Western Addition

There was never an “anti-tech” movement in SF

The protests aren't about technology -- they're about displacement, economic inequality, and bad corporate behavior. And they are part of a long political legacy By...

London Breed easily elected board president

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 8, 2014 – By the time the supervisors gathered for the ceremony of swearing in the new board, it was pretty...

What’s up for 2015 in SF? Well, sharing ….

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 5, 2014 – It’s all going to be about sharing in 2015. That’s what the Mayor’s Office is saying. But the...

Marcus Books returning to SF as legacy business as indie stores continue their struggle to survive

By Denise Sullivan NOVEMBER 14, 2014 -- It's been said that ghosts haunt the majestic purple Victorian on Fillmore and Post Streets. People who can...

Election night: Looking at the turnout

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (5:30pm) – Two and a half hours until the polls close, and turnout on the East side of town...

The (next) crisis for City College — the November election

By Tim Redmond Now that the lawsuit against the City College accreditors is moving forward, and the college is entering a new accreditation process, and...

Facebook is messing with drag queens. Big mistake

By Tom Temprano Facebook is ruffling quite a few wigs this week after sending notices to a number of notable drag queens, who locally include...

Big Soda uses Kim, Breed to fight sugary drink tax

By Tim Redmond The soda industry is already launching an attack on the November tax on sugary beverages, using the unusual comments several supervisors made...

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately...

Politics on Tuesday: Deals on minimum wage, health-care accounts; something screwy going on with housing proposal

Supervisors London Breed and Mark Farrell worked with David Campos to craft a health-care bill that everyone could accept. By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...