➤ “Parklets are all business” From Readers, Opinion, May 5 Read More
➤ “Beach Chalet soccer field plan panned by state agency,” Local News, Thursday Read More
This week’s question comes from Joshua P. in the Dogpatch, who asks: Read More
➤ “Shorty Goldstein’s: Nice Jewish deli now in San Francisco,” Food, Friday
This Jewish deli is pure S.F., not N.Y.
I would like to begin by thanking food critic Alex Hochman for his detailed and thoughtful review of our restaurant, Shorty Goldstein’s. Read More
I agree with the Thursday letter that explained why Newt Gingrich is the only electable Republican presidential candidate. I have carefully followed Newt’s career since the Reagan years and I’m convinced he is the man for president in these trying, dangerous times. Read More
At a time when the 49ers’ surprising and deeply satisfying drive into the playoffs has displayed an on-field team of impeccable class, it is time for the entirety of San Francisco fans to step up and act in a way that will make the games pleasant for everyone. Read More
Rogelio Servin entered deportation proceedings in San Francisco earlier this month and came home a legal resident, thanks to a little-used wrinkle in immigration law.Servin, 32, who lives in Sacramento, was a boy when he came here from Mexico with his family without documentation. After 20 years of worrying about whether he might be deported, he rushed home after the decision, eager to celebrate with his wife, Juana; daughters Diamond and Princess; and Romeo, his baby boy. Read More
It was good to read of BART’s extension into San Jose. Ultimately, it will be $3 billion spent for a desperately needed project, serving a pretty densely populated region. You will get no complaints from the commuters and other riders who benefit from a less-congested transportation alternative.
I cannot say the same for the $98 billion (thus far) high-speed rail project, which I believe will end up being nothing more than an expensive amusement park ride for tourists. Read More
As we start the new year, San Francisco appears united to take on jobs and the economy. Read More
The California Department of Finance has confirmed that the state’s fiscal year revenues through June will be $2.2 billion short of expectations, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown to implement $1 billion in budget cuts.
These cuts include a $258 million busing subsidy, $320 million from public universities, $200 million in programs for the elderly and disabled, and $79.6 million from public schools — equal to half a day of schooling. Read More