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

I live on the top floor of a building constructed in 1914. To put that in context, Russia still had…

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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

Every year, my firm receives multiple phone calls from people who have been the victim of some form of harassment…

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A miracle for all seasons

The holiday season always mean special attention to acts of generosity toward those in need, and the sometimes-miraculous outcomes. A…

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City College to drop one third of class offerings over 7 years

City College of San Francisco administrators say they need to permanently cancel as much as a third of the school’s…

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A Lebanese boy fends for himself in compassionate ‘Capernaum’

Part neorealism, part Dickens and part Hollywood heart-tugger, “Capernaum,” directed and co-written by Nadine Labaki, depicts the effects of child…

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