Category: Sally Stephens

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…

6 days ago

Glen Park GoBike station could add congestion to an already chaotic intersection

An intersection in the Glen Park neighborhood has become the poster child in the fight over the placement of bike…

4 weeks ago

New Mars lander will help answer deep questions

Last Monday, after an almost seven-month-long, 300-million-mile journey from Earth, the InSight spacecraft survived an intense plunge through the atmosphere…

2 months ago

Badasses’ and basketball players have brought good news in tumultuous year for women

This has been a tumultuous year for women. The Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh hearings and the #MeToo movement highlighted…

2 months ago

Finding reasons to be less afraid

Last week I went to a friend’s house. Everyone there had lived through the turbulence and violence of the ‘60s…

3 months ago

Let’s ensure that money to end homelessness will actually help

San Francisco has a major problem with homelessness. The human cost is heavy on those who live on the streets.…

3 months ago

Did astronomers just find Spock’s home planet Vulcan?

Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, the pointy-eared, highly logical alien who served on the starship Enterprise, transcends science fiction. And, it…

3 months ago

Who’s in charge at Lake Merced?

Lake Merced is a recreational and natural wonder in the southwest corner of San Francisco. Rowers, dragon boat racers, golfers,…

4 months ago