Planning Commission approves SOMA housing development despite community concerns over park shadow

UPDATED 5:45 P.M.: The Planning Commission narrowly approved a SoMa housing development Thursday despite community opposition over the shadow it…

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SF cop in racist text scandal linked to $24K theft from elderly neighbor as well as bank robbery

Before a San Francisco police officer implicated in the racist text message scandal allegedly robbed a bank in the Sunset…

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Golden Gate Bridge tolls set to go up

The Golden Gate Bridge district board is weighing proposed toll increases that could raise the price of crossing the bridge…

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Taking a cop’s reprimand as a compliment

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Demographic evolution recognizes that ethnic identities are fluid, multi-faceted

Since I first started this column almost two years ago, I am often asked by readers, what’s with the name?…

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Love thy neighbor even when you hear too much through the walls

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Disabled senior falls through the cracks of city’s system, struggles to avoid homelessness

Inside a quiet room at the UCSF Library, Robert Brown hit the play button on an aging tape player. Moments…

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Planning a Work-Appropriate Holiday Party

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