The traditional interpretation of government goes something like this: We citizens scurry along the busy paths of our lives, pursuing our best interests. Every few years we pause and duck into a polling station to elect people who will watch over all those individual paths, quantify the effects and the results of all our efforts, and make some rules that ensure we're all pursuing our collective best interest. Yet this November, a state ballot initiative may change "traditional" into "passť." Propelled by out-of-state libertarian dollars, Proposition 90 glides into the arena as handsome as a clipper ship, and powerful as a speedboat packed f... More >>>
If Proposition 90 passes in November, San Francisco city planners may have a harder time controlling the spread of condos and high-rises.