Stories about Zelda Bronstein

48hills sues MTC over secretive housing policy operation

We want to know how much public money went into funding a pro-developer operations aimed at promoting more market-rate housing with few protections for vulnerable communities.

The Sierra Club attacks our story; here’s our response

It's about democracy and open process -- and the real debate over market-rate housing development.

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

Have regional planners set their targets on SF’s growth-control law?

Future scenarios include eliminating Prop. M, which limits office space in the city

ABAG leaders betray local cities

Has the agency already decided to capitulate to the MTC's coup?

Regional government sells out Bay Area cities

The latest ABAG-MTC merger deal pays little attention to the constituents of the two powerful agencies

When city planners treat us like infants

The public gets dismissive events and sandbox games -- instead of serious discussions that allow meaningful input from the communities impacted by land-use decisions

Who’s ‘against change?’

Or does that just mean some of us are against the sort of change that the powers that be are pushing?

Developers win with “smart growth” rule

New rules would make it harder to raise environmental challenges to projects that cause urban congestion

The regional government merger: Is anyone asking why?

Money, policy, democracy at stake -- so what is the problem we are trying to solve?