Category: Follow The Money

Proposition C is the wrong method for ending homelessness

Proposition C is the most contested and consequential of the five local initiatives on the ballot this fall. It would…

4 weeks ago

Individual action to improve schools

I was motivated to write this four-part series of columns on education because I love public schools. Our public education…

3 months ago

Experimenting for education reform

Last week, we looked at the funding side of the root causes of the poor state of the public schools…

4 months ago

Funding the California school system

Last week we laid out the key problems with California (and San Francisco) public education. The primary problem is that…

4 months ago

California’s public schools earn poor marks

I’m passionate about public education. My wife and I were both educated in public schools, and our two kids go…

4 months ago

Where San Francisco’s money goes

San Francisco’s fiscal year ends each year on June 30 and begins anew on July 1, so we are now…

5 months ago

To solve affordability crisis, Bay Area housing stock must grow 50 percent in 20 years

When a region is fortunate enough to host the birth of a new industry, its population tends to increase. New…

7 months ago

Genuine solutions for San Francisco’s pension crisis

Last week, I wrote about how San Francisco is at least $10 billion in the hole, with the hole being…

8 months ago