Author: Joel P. Engardio

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

SF reboots 20-year-old effort to create law enforcement database

When police arrested 63 people over six days for selling heroin and meth on San Francisco’s streets last October, most…

4 weeks ago

This “retail doctor” helps neighborhoods, merchants thrive

Time travel is possible on a train through the Twin Peaks tunnel. Enter at Castro station and emerge in West…

2 months ago

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 months 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…

4 months 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…

6 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…

7 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…

8 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.…

9 months ago