Kerry Jackson

Some academics suggest Senate Bill 827, which sought to upzone neighborhoods in proximity to existing transit corridors, is a groundbreaking bill that could take years to finally become law. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What’s next for housing relief after defeat of SB 827?

A Senate bill that would have helped relieve California’s bleak housing situation…

Some academics suggest Senate Bill 827, which sought to upzone neighborhoods in proximity to existing transit corridors, is a groundbreaking bill that could take years to finally become law. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Healthy San Francisco ordinance was signed into law by then-Mayor Gavin Newsom. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Expanding SF restaurant surcharge statewide is a bad idea

Dining at a premium San Francisco restaurant will always be expensive. But…

The Healthy San Francisco ordinance was signed into law by then-Mayor Gavin Newsom. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
Gov. Jerry Brown has reportedly expressed interest in outlawing gas-dependant cars, but the logistics of such a ban could be difficult and impractical. (Courtesy photo)

Proposed California gas car ban is a farce worthy of The Onion

When a New York Times reporter called the Pacific Research Institute asking…

Gov. Jerry Brown has reportedly expressed interest in outlawing gas-dependant cars, but the logistics of such a ban could be difficult and impractical. (Courtesy photo)