David Campos

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

 

Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Negative campaign season in San Francisco

October means our interminable tedious campaign season is about to get ugly.…

 

There has been community opposition to large housing developments in the Mission like the “Monster in the Mission” at 16th and Mission streets. But another project also opposed dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" is set to be built after the Board of Supervisors rejected appeals against it. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to the S.F. Examiner)

‘Beast on Bryant’ Mission development approved

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the housing development…

 

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Judge blocks SF law that provides eviction protections for teachers

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has blocked a city ordinance protecting…

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The only thing less sexy than renters insurance is losing all your stuff in a fire. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Renters insurance: A not-so-sexy necessity

You know what’s not sexy? Talking about renters insurance. I mean, talking…

The only thing less sexy than renters insurance is losing all your stuff in a fire. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)

Measure to protect SF artist, manufacturing space makes November ballot

In the last regularly scheduled meeting before summer recess, the Board of…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)
Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The main entrance of City Hall  is seen in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Measure to create an elected public advocate heading to November ballot

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to create an elected…

The main entrance of City Hall  is seen in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
In this 2015 file photo, Bruce Bennett folds a blanket in a room that he makes available to rent in he and his husband's home in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and…

In this 2015 file photo, Bruce Bennett folds a blanket in a room that he makes available to rent in he and his husband's home in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
San Francisco’s third Navigation Center, a proposed 14,000-square-foot facility with a $3.2 million price tag, could be opened in the Dogpatch neighborhood by February 2017. (Rendering courtesy Port of San Francisco)

SF’s third Navigation Center for homeless residents comes into focus

San Francisco plans to open its third nontraditional homeless shelter in the…

San Francisco’s third Navigation Center, a proposed 14,000-square-foot facility with a $3.2 million price tag, could be opened in the Dogpatch neighborhood by February 2017. (Rendering courtesy Port of San Francisco)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Amid heated political sparring, San Francisco approves $9.6 billion budget

Despite heated exchanges with accusations of hypocrisy and extortion, the Board of…

Who will serve as the next president of the Board of Supervisors? (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Special Board of Supes meeting showcases political divide

There was perhaps no better image of City Hall’s political divide than…

San Francisco City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Campos proposes changes to short-term rental law in response to Airbnb lawsuit

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos on Tuesday introduced amendments to short-term rental…

(Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor David Campos.

Public advocate proposal talks erupt in name-calling by supervisors

A sign political tensions have reached fever pitch at City Hall, Supervisor…

Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor David Campos.
The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Head hunting firm proposes $49K search for new SF police chief

Toney Chaplin may be the man leading the San Francisco Police Department…

The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
A five-alarm fire on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Why is The Mission burning?

At 2:30 p.m. on June 18, a five-alarm fire spread from building to building on…

A five-alarm fire on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
Two men embrace during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday to honor the victims of a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

No such thing as strangers

People streamed into the Castro from every possible direction. It was as…

Two men embrace during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday to honor the victims of a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LGBT Latinos forgotten in Orlando vigil planning; Democrats pull desperate move

Fifty people are dead following the country’s bloodiest shooting. On Sunday, San…

A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Reform Slate is what SF Democrats deserve

San Franciscans can take a major step toward preserving The City’s unique…