Category: News Columnists

It’s time for Pelosi to endorse the Green New Deal

On a sunny, but wet morning, activists gathered recently in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza to demand Representative Nancy Pelosi…

21 hours ago

Stepping up to keep The City’s national parks open during the government shutdown

Perhaps the most visible impact of the government shutdown has been in our national parks and recreation areas. With close…

5 days ago

A brief history of walls being used as political tools

On New Year’s Day, the southern state of Kerala in India experienced a never-before-seen phenomenon. Pledging and demanding gender equality,…

7 days ago

Why electric cars make sense for Uber, Lyft drivers in San Francisco

On a recent cold, San Francisco day, Marcel Espia picked me up in a new Ford Focus electric. As we…

1 week ago

Simplistic narratives at play in red-hot SF board president vote

In the least surprising outcome in many moons at City Hall, the Board of Supervisors has a new president at…

1 week ago

Playing the San Francisco music scene from BART plazas to Sketchfest

Marc Capelle has beaten the odds on a few scores: Not only is he native to The City and still…

2 weeks ago

Homeless puppet helps kids talk about life on SF’s streets

Maliya is only 8-years-old and midway through third grade, but she already knows more than the average adult about San…

2 weeks ago

Getting stalked by a bad aura

Maybe it’s just my imagination. Or maybe I really do need to get my aura cleansed. That was Irina’s sardonic…

2 weeks ago