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A simple, fair tenant bill

  A simple, fair tenant bill   Legislation that would ban landlords from arbitrarily eliminating services or restricting access to common space in residential units is likely...

Newsom loses control

Mayor Gavin Newsom, who fancies himself a solution-oriented pragmatist, has allowed the supervisors to take over the urban policy agenda

Eviction battle continues

Latest effort to help renters wins board support, but Newsom veto remains possible

The veto question

Supervisors approve Saturday park closure, but will Newsom kill yet another measure prized by progressives?

20 questions for Fiona Ma

Sup. Fiona Ma, who is running for state Assembly, last week decided to skip an endorsement interview that she scheduled with the Guardian -...

Family business

The taxpayers bailed out Frank Lembi's S&L, but he emerged to build a huge real estate empire

Enforcing a hidden anti-eviction law

As the Board of Supervisors was in the process of approving a measure to require a public hearing before converting rental units into condominiums...