California

State Housing Officials Slam San Francisco Over Housing Delays

A housing oversight body questioned whether two Board of Supervisors’ decisions to stall housing are indicative of a “larger trend” in the city.

Controversy Rages as California Follows SF’s Lead With New Approach to Teaching Math

San Francisco was an early pioneer of a proposed state framework for math instruction that’s sparked scrutiny and fierce debate.

Jackie Speier’s Departure Likely to Draw Crowded Field of Congressional Contenders

The rarely available seat is a big opportunity for ambitious politicians such as San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa.

California’s Redistricting Poised to Shake Up Dynamics of AD-17 Race

Candidates for the assembly seat must navigate a sequence of elections next year that includes a potentially big shift in the local political map.

S.F. Residents May be Asked to Cut Water Use, Despite Recent Rainfall

Fall storms helped San Francisco’s water supply, but November outlook remains dry.

Recall Election of District Attorney Chesa Boudin Heads to Ballot in June 2022

The recall election of Boudin is one of several scheduled for next year, including a separate recall of three school board members and an assembly race.

‘Our Last Best Chance’: HUD Secretary, Pelosi and Breed Push Biden’s Build Back Better Act at S.F. Housing Development

The sprawling redevelopment of the city’s Sunnydale neighborhood could be a national model for affordable housing, according to federal and local leaders.

State Steps in to Manage SFUSD’s Budget Amid Growing Fiscal Crisis

The district must come up with a plan to close a $116 million deficit by Dec. 15.

Assemblymember David Chiu Named San Francisco City Attorney

Chiu’s appointment will trigger a high-stakes special election for his seat in the state assembly.

California Voters Reject Recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom

The race was called shortly after polls closed on Sept. 14.