San Francisco is close to moving The City’s health care system into the 21st century. Read More
The food system is broken. In San Francisco and around the world, vast amounts of food are wasted while many go hungry. One-third of greenhouse-gas emissions come from agriculture. Food-related diseases are on the rise. Read More
The de Young and Legion of Honor museums are crowning jewels of our city.
San Francisco not only provides services such as parks and street maintenance, but also helps fund these gateways to art, community, history and pop culture.
Behind these priceless collections of art and artifacts are hundreds of hard-working men and women who make these exhibits possible and show us new ideas and worlds. Read More
This year’s California elections will test the theory that having independently drawn districts and a top-two primary ballot will result in a less polarized, more collegial and relevant political structure.That’s just theory, but it’s already evident that these changes are altering campaign dynamics, making the June 5 primary a political junkie’s dream and a bonanza for hired guns. Read More
You just graduated from college. You were taught at an early age to follow your dreams, reach for the stars and find work that makes you happy. You were taught that everything will work out if you believe in yourself.
Yet, for the first time in your life, you have no structure in your daily routine and $25,000 in student debt. You are job-hunting in a downturn and possibly living back home. Read More
Does it surprise readers that the Chamber of Commerce supports maintenance of a monopoly in San Francisco (“Ballot measures will hurt budget,” by Chamber of Commerce President Steve Falk, Opinion, May 3)? The Chamber of Commerce’s president characterizes Proposition A — a citizen-ratepayer initiative to require competitive bidding for garbage collection, recycling and disposal — as the “most alarming measure” on the June 5 ballot in San Francisco. Read More
We are welcoming the Golden State Warriors back home to San Francisco!
The Warriors have been the Bay Area’s basketball team for 50 years, and we are setting the stage for the team to bring the Bay Area another 50 years of exciting basketball with a brand-new, privately financed, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment arena on our iconic waterfront. Read More
It’s been more than six months since Gov. Jerry Brown revealed his 12-point pension plan, and Californians are still waiting on the Legislature to act on public employee pension reform. Read More
Coit Tower is a symbol of San Francisco, occupying a special spot in our city’s heart and soul. Read More
In today’s digital world, it might surprise you to learn that a large number of businesses — and their employees — still rely on paper paychecks. Even in San Francisco, nearly 30 percent of local businesses and more than 67,000 workers do not use direct deposit. This may sound trivial, but paper paychecks can pose problems for workers and employees alike — problems that can be avoided by switching to an electronic payroll system. Read More