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10/25/2017

  The year is 2037, and San Francisco is thriving. The housing crisis is a distant memory. Homelessness is at an all-time low... More»

10/24/2017

  Around midday on April 22, 2015, Leonard Johnson, clad in his pajamas, was slicing vegetables for a salad when he heard the... More»

10/23/2017

    On a cloudless afternoon in June, Hamdy Abbass steps gingerly along the remnants of a country road, making... More»

9/26/2017

  Immigrants! They get the job done. And, having gotten the job done, they buy houses—and pay hundreds of millions of dollars in property... More»

8/31/2017

  In San Francisco there are two classes of renters: those with rent control and those without. But even renters who live in... More»

8/14/2017

  On August 7, the Brisbane City Council postponed—again—a decision on whether to approve the Brisbane Baylands, a... More»

8/11/2017

If and when Congress makes good on President Trump’s pledge to overhaul the country’s transportation infrastructure, authorities should use the... More»

6/28/2017

  It’s long been said that the biggest obstacle to solving San Francisco’s homeless crisis is a lack of available... More»

6/27/2017

  Earlier this year, Alex Lubinsky, the CEO of the company Rentberry, disseminated an email to local journalists billing... More»

6/5/2017

Wander into the Hibernia Bank building and you feel like Richard Dreyfuss in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, agog at the illuminated mother... More»

1/17/2017

  Deb Follingstad, the Bernal Heights tenant whose out-of-the-blue 315 percent rent increase... More»