Planning

Wiener’s housing density legislation faces hometown opposition

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s second attempt to pass legislation increasing housing density…

Cities are failing to protect their urban canopies

Earlier this month, general contractor Webcor Builders was brought before the San Francisco Board of Appeals for illegally removing two sidewalk Sycamore trees.

Housing production slows sharply despite growing backlog of approved projects

Housing production in San Francisco slowed across the board in 2018, with…

City moving ahead with contested transformation of India Basin

As Mayor London Breed announced a $25 million donation on Tuesday that…

Tenderloin food hall project advances; affordable housing to come later

A Tenderloin food hall is expected to open under a six-year lease…

Unpermitted vendors find a new, legal home in the Mission District

Unlicensed Mission Street vendors who became the focus of complaints from neighbors…

Bike rack requests rise after Bike Coalition pushes to add more in The City

It looks like the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition may have successfully spun…

San Francisco Giants ahead of the game in leaving fossil fuels behind

The San Francisco Giants are in the lead; at least, when it…

Two-year Mission library closing raises questions of where patrons will go

Plans to temporarily close and renovate the Mission District’s Public Library Branch…

Even while San Francisco’s economy is booming, people are restless to leave

Not everyone is choosing to stay in The City and Silicon Valley.…

There’s nothing natural about natural gas

Two weeks ago, contractors working at the corner of Geary Boulevard and…

After neighborhood pushback, first Ford GoBike stations headed to Marina District

Ford GoBike rentals are bound to the Marina District for the very…

City falling short on plan to house homeless youth, commission says

San Francisco continues to fall short of a 2015 goal to build…

Construction to begin on new police building in Bayview after years of delays

Nearly five years after voters approved $165 million for the project, San…

Residents appeal Outside Lands permit extension over noise concerns

Residents who say the annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival can…

Park or truck depot? Neighborhood groups and food bank tussle over Dogpatch land

The booming Dogpatch neighborhood’s hunger for new green space is clashing with…

Property owner sues city over order to rebuild illegally demolished house

A property owner who was ordered by the city to rebuild an…

Support builds for plan to give nonprofits first crack at buying apartment buildings

A proposal that would place nonprofits first in line to purchase multi-unit…

First cannabis equity permit moves toward approval, faces pushback from rejected applicants

A hearing on a retail cannabis dispensary in San Francisco’s Upper Haight…