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The number of high-value real estate transactions in San Francisco such as office or hotel properties has declined since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Decline in high-end real estate sales this year means less money for The City

Transfer tax revenues on track to come in far below previous years

 

Acting Mayor London Breed speaks to Fillmore community activists during a rally on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 18, 2018. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

8 reasons why London Breed should remain mayor of San Francisco

Today, the Board of Supervisors will discuss — and potentially proceed with…

 

San Francisco City Hall. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Report: SF’s public assets need $1 billion for maintenance

San Francisco needs $1 billion in repairs to public assets like government-owned…

 

In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)

The Sacramento Problem

In San Francisco, we contort ourselves crafting ambitious policies to solve problems…

In San Francisco politics, Assemblyman David Chiu may be the unprincipled lapdog of Ron Conway, but the so-called “moderates” in Sacramento are beholden to just about everyone else. (Noah Berger/2012 AP)

Homogenization and the State

“In some ways, the ‘night watchman’ state — the state that enables…

Pocket candidate?

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The government sets up shop in your cupboard

Alarmed by a tripling of obesity rates among U.S. children during the…