The warring parties contesting San Francisco's nascent Waterfront Right-to-Vote initiative have told it to the judge. And now, the Hon. Marla Miller will decide whether or not San Franciscans will have the opportunity to vote on a measure that would, if passed, mandate they vote on every subseq ... More >>
Matt SmithLet them wait in the traffic they created, for heaven's sake.Billed as a "livable" alternative to the freeway offramp that once shadowed Market Street, Octavia Boulevard has, in reality, been a confusing, deadly grid of expressways and frontage streets.Accidents are plentiful along Octa ... More >>
So the minute I got this gig writing I Heart Street Art, the SFPD announced a major crackdown on graffiti, and suddenly everybody's asking me for the answer to the eternal question: How do you reconcile your appreciation for street art with the fact that it is vandalism?In the back of my mind, I gue ... More >>
Don't be too concerned with the originators of Proposition 98. instead, look at what they might deliver.
A questionable proposition may dramatically inhibit the city's attempts to regulate growth
More than ready to take on politicians and redevelopers, Willie Ratcliff is in the most important fight of his life.
Visitacion Valley might have its dream transit village in a few years, if only Ingersoll-Rand will get out of the way
Why San Francisco supervisors who call themselves progressives should get the boot in November
The new de Young Museum is an architectural marvel; its parking garage shows what's wrong with S.F. development policy
Week of December 17, 2003
On the heels of Gov. Davis' recall, angry constituents are trying to oust Supervisor Sophie Maxwell
The fear of change has been an ongoing parable of San Francisco. The city needs a new parable.
Woh Hei Yuen
Valencia Street Bike Lane
In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.
Planning Commission gives up most authority over waterfront development