Expansion of former Lyft building was the final straw
Here’s why you should care.
Chinatown opposition to Howard Street high-rise evaporates.
Dennis Richards is absent from the Planning Commission after his vendetta against the Department of Building Inspection boiled over.
Dennis Richards unleashed his anger at a surreal Board of Appeals hearing.
Neighbors anxious about gentrification demanded more scrutiny.
Proposed redesign includes permanent street closure, dog park, pavilion, and UN Plaza fountain makeover.
"The Planning Commission decision is invalid, bizarre, and illegal"
Hillary Ronen wants to cap restaurants and bars at 167 in the neighborhood.
New conflict-of-interest law prompts five of the city’s seven commissioners to walk off the job.
"A recipe for Beverly Hills in the Sunset."
"I think this is where we have to draw the line."
"The primary goal here is to improve the predictability and consistency in the review of design qualities of the projects."
Neighborhood feud laced with anxiety about tech money and a "Zuckerberg-style takeover" in a flap about one wealthy resident’s plan for a three story addition with a basketball court inside the remodeled 1965 home.
Eight-year City Hall vet John Rahaim admits planning rules can be a pain but says we’d be sorry if they weren’t in place.
MAP 2020 is city bid to keep Mission residents in homes and accelerate affordable housing. Planning commissioners passed it unanimously.
New building will still offer the same number of units, but the retail space on the bottom might start to feel a little hunched as the city knocks (some of) its block off to keep it from casting too much shade on nearby Zeitgeist’s outdoor area.
Yearlong trial after TL eviction finally done, as City Hall approves a new home for the hardworking nuns and their charity kitchen, despite the objections of some of their new upstairs neighbors on Mission Street.
Accounting calls for 40,000 jobs and 7,500 homes, pouring tens of millions of dollars of value into some buildings—the vast majority of it spent on things like affordable housing.
San Francisco city officials are preparing for the worst case scenarios — the good news (?) is that they are so far off you are unlikely to be alive to see them.
In the last round, concerns and questions made for a nine-hour meeting