Golden Gate Xpress

Lawsuit settlement between SF and the Academy of Art University rundown

Shelley Wang

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 5th the San Francisco Government Audit and Oversight Committee finalized the ordinance and ongoing lawsuit with the Academy of Art. The Academy of Art must pay the city $58 million and change buildings according to the correc...

Rent control bill passes

Wilson Gomez

September 18, 2019

Fewer than 5% of California cities impose rent control on landlords, but the state legislature approved Wednesday a bill to cap how much they can increase rent each year. Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, proposed the Tenant Pro...

New California Laws

David Mamaril Horowitz

September 18, 2019

California's legislature adjourned Sept. 13, leaving hundreds of bills awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom's final stamp of approval. The Xpress has covered three. Here’s a distillation of five more. Given Newsom’s signature, SB24 would require public ...

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