Magpie Politics
by Jen Longley
Mar 11, 2019

At the most recent planning commission meeting, a significant proposal to completely rezone the entire city and a minor regulatory change to require a conditional use permit for some big businesses were both passed and will now make their way to the Board of Supervisors for consideration. Guess which proposal received lobbyist attention, elected official pressure, and national news coverage? Mission Local’s Joe Eskenazi provides an ‘only in San Francisco’ study in contrasts, and where we choose to place our collective political attention, through the lens of the coverage received by the cafeteria ban.