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San Francisco debates when, where and how to build affordable housing

Prop. E aims to strike a balance by placing new limits on office projects

Sally Stephens: Waiting for the 11th hour to vote

I have never had so much trouble deciding who to vote for in an election as I had this year.

Rev. Norman Fong retires after a life of activism seen ‘through the lens of faith’

Chinatown CDC leader’s career joined need for justice with an eye for balance

SF’s top homeless official to step down, assume new city role

Kositsky to take new position managing Health Streets Operation Center

Progressive campaign consultant allegedly assaults former Chesa Boudin campaign staffer

Venerated progressive campaign consultant Jim Stearns allegedly assaulted a former campaign staffer of Chesa Boudin Tuesday night at an election party,according to witnesses.

I can tell right away things aren’t what they seem…

I Drive SF: Two strangers in the backseat

Some politicos make a weak showing in Democratic Party race

Name recognition usually a big factor in low profile race

Green Space: The environmental movement and the housing crisis

Much like San Francisco today, rows and rows of temporary homes were erected around The City in the 1940s.

Fielder’s progressive campaign aims to give Wiener a reality check

Here in our tiny 7x7 burg, state senate candidate Jackie Fielder has…

Remembering rockin’ Roy Loney: San Francisco born and bred

“I wanted to be Roy when I grew up,” said Jello Biafra…

Sanders surging in California and San Franciscans are leading the way

California is Bern’n, and no, it isn’t just our uncharacteristically warm weather…

Mayor Breed defends Bloomberg’s LGBTQ record after calls for her to rescind endorsement

Transgender people are “he, she, or it” and “some guy in a…

City Attorney targets permit expediter, developers in new round of subpoenas

San Francisco’s corruption scandal is the dumpster fire that keeps on giving…

What having a brother with special needs taught me about socialism

From doctors to therapists to special schools, raising a kid like my brother nearly bankrupted my parents.

Market Musings: The latest SF real estate firm deal is a good one

Pour one out, real estate homies, for another independent San Francisco real estate firm.

Nuru corruption scandal prompts call to boost Ethics Commission budget

Watchdog agency lacks staff, resources to carry out its duties

Making inclusive coaching decisions in major league baseball

Last month, the Giants announced another change – they hired Alyssa Nakken as an assistant coach.

Mayor Breed may appear in Matrix 4

Mayor London Breed may soon enter the Matrix. Multiple sources confirmed to…

I Drive SF: Bizarre love triangle

“Getting a cab is just so…” her voice trails off.

Trump’s travel ban ignores the Nigerian success story

Adebajo left Nigeria to come to America in 2016, when she turned 21, to enroll in the University of San Francisco for a master’s in International Economics.