Category: Op-Ed

Making families suffer

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Penal Code 832.7 into law in 1977, making secret any information about the advancement, appraisal or…

7 days ago

Learning the lessons of the June election

So many times during this spring’s election season I found myself at my desk in the middle of the airy…

1 week ago

Keeping Pacific Pointe viable for the long-term

Recent headlines herald the ever-growing housing affordability gap in the San Francisco area. According to a CBS News report on…

2 weeks ago

There are reasons why there’s a shortage of Muni operators

Yes, it’s true, there is a shortage of Muni operators, but this is not the fault of the operators. If…

2 weeks ago

Optical illusions can improve pedestrian and driver safety

Optical illusions are used in many ways in the arts and entertainment industry, but a town in Iceland has come…

3 weeks ago

Cafeteria ban a ‘short-sighted and backward idea’

Supervisors have proposed legislation to ban cafeterias in businesses. I urge the Board of Supervisors to reject this short-sighted proposal,…

3 weeks ago

First Step Act will challenge leaders’ commitment to justice, public safety

In a political landscape barren of major bipartisan achievements, there’s hope on the horizon. On May 22, the U.S. House…

3 weeks ago

Tenants should not fear calling for help

Every day, tenants across California face difficult decisions that put the need for housing security at odds with the need…

4 weeks ago