Well, what purpose do marches serve anyway?

An estimated 15,000 people marched from Mission Dolores Park to San Francisco City Hall on June 30, one of 600…

3 months ago

Setting the record straight, in my own words

In the past few weeks articles in the Chronicle and Examiner have been written about my reappointment to the Police…

3 months ago

What would Herb Caen say?

For over half a century, Herb Caen was the “voice and conscience” of San Francisco. In his daily column, Caen…

3 months ago

Death and dying in the modern age

A couple of Fridays ago I got the news that my best friend Jeremy’s dad had suddenly passed away. Jeremy…

3 months ago

SFUSD and parents address historic challenges

The June 12 San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education meeting was a doozy. The meeting didn’t go into…

3 months ago

Despite a few thrills, ‘Skyscraper’ isn’t up to code

How might the pitch meeting for “Skyscraper” have gone? “It’s like ‘Die Hard,’ but the building is much bigger, and…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics take second game from Houston Astros with big hits from Khris Davis, Chad Pinder

When Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers controls his knuckle-curve, it’s almost unhittable. He often breaks the mid-80s offering into the…

3 months ago

Mandelman takes oath as District 8 Supervisor

Rafael Mandelman was sworn in as the new supervisor for District 8 in the Board of Supervisors Chambers shortly after…

3 months ago