Author: Joel P. Engardio

Joel Engardio lives west of Twin Peaks. Follow his blog at www.engardio.com. Email him at jengardio@sfexaminer.com.

Leading a bicycle coalition in San Francisco is a perilous ride

Riding a bike in San Francisco can be perilous. There are speeding cars and potholes. Then there is the politics…

3 days ago

Can a Paris streetscape inspire San Francisco to create 10,000 new homes?

Most millennials have little hope of raising a family in San Francisco while Baby Boomers face growing old without their…

3 weeks ago

From Iran, With Persistence

Iranian-American Nima Rahimi wore sunglasses the morning in June when the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban targeting Iran…

3 months ago

SF police union gets openly gay leader and a new style, at last

An openly gay leader of the San Francisco Police Officers Association should seem unremarkable in a city synonymous with celebrating…

4 months ago

A green rainbow for our time

A road trip in Jim Crow America was a nightmare for African Americans who feared being arrested or beaten up…

5 months ago

Will the Great War ever end?

Fake news, global warming, deadly flu outbreaks, chemical weapons attacks in Syria and presidents for life in China and Russia.…

6 months ago

Finding the best places to build Westside housing

When state Sen. Scott Wiener told me about his plan to require California cities to build four to eight stories…

7 months ago

Beyond Assessor: Carmen Chu redefines her role

It’s hard to get excited about a political office called “Assessor.” There are rallies and house parties for candidates who…

8 months ago