Posts Tagged: Mission moratorium

San Francisco 2015: The Year in Review

San Francisco 2015: The Year in Review

Posted December 17, 2015 by

In the past two decades, San Francisco politics has seen five very politically significant years: In 1995, Willie Brown’s rescued the city from the far too conservative accidental mayor Frank Jordan; In 2000, district elections brought grassroots progressives like Chris
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Election Won’t End SF Conflicts

Election Won’t End SF Conflicts

Posted October 29, 2015 by

I’ve got bad news for those thinking that the political conflicts underlying San Francisco’s increasingly nasty election season will end on Nov. 3—they won’t.  To the contrary, battles over short-term rentals (Prop F) and market rate housing in the Mission
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Rising Tensions as SF Election Nears

Rising Tensions as SF Election Nears

Posted October 20, 2015 by

San Francisco’s November 3 election is two weeks away and tensions are already boiling over. This is most evident in the two most high profile races: the District 3 contest between Julie Christensen and Aaron Peskin and Prop F, which
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Assessing the Mission Moratorium

Assessing the Mission Moratorium

Posted September 10, 2015 by

On October 7, 2005 I wrote “New Affordable Housing Engine Needed in Mission.” Contrasting the Mission with the Tenderloin, I stated “whereas the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation pounces on every available piece of land and moves to build affordable family
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