Category: Editor’s Picks

San Francisco has gone to the dogs

I’ve got a pretty fantastic living situation. Solid rent control, great roommates, centrally located. Sure we don’t have a living…

9 hours ago

A very strange reaction

“Hey, cabbie! Can you turn up the music?” “Oh, sure,” I grumble and twist the volume knob to the right.…

9 hours ago

If you want to address climate change, clean up the air

Like climate change itself, recent environmental news from throughout the country can feel overwhelming and scary. As leaders from around…

1 day ago

Send in the clowns, and 4 a.m. bar closings

When I lived in Brooklyn I saw a lot of sunrises. The bars would let out at 4 am and…

1 week ago

Losing my edge

Not working for ten days really threw me off my taxi game. Once I’m finally behind the wheel of Veterans…

1 week ago

Gov. Brown, keep oil and gas in the ground

During a heat wave last year, the night-time temperature in Amanda Senior’s San Jose home was 95 degrees. The air…

1 week ago

Police could get increased power to disperse abortion clinic protesters

A proposed amendment to The City’s Police Code could allow officers to respond more quickly to complaints of harassment and…

1 week ago

Permanent minority rule

After Trump’s election, there was speculation about what would happen after a “Reichstag fire,” that would justify consolidation of authoritarian…

2 weeks ago