➤ “Parklets are all business” From Readers, Opinion, May 5 Read More
➤ “Muni for today, Muni for tomorrow,” Opinion, Thursday Read More
➤ “Beach Chalet soccer field plan panned by state agency,” Local News, Thursday 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
➤ “ Industry must try to curb cellphone thefts,” Letters, Opinion, March 17 Read More
The Sunday San Francisco Examiner op-ed promoting California’s high-speed rail project claimed that the voters approved the project and a solid plan was put forth. These statements are not quite accurate. The plan that the voters approved was far different than what is on the table today. 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
With respect to the reported fan violence and vulgar language directed at fans wearing New Orleans Saints garb last weekend, I can tell you that the San Diego Chargers have put a “no tolerance” security policy in place for home games that includes both very visible yellow-jacketed security personnel along with uniformed police officers in between every pair of seat sections, and it has virtually shut down these idiotic incidents. Read More
A lot of 49ers fans witnessed a moment of miracle Saturday as the last 97 seconds sealed a victory against the New Orleans Saints. I know that up until that game, many San Franciscans did not believe the 49ers could go all the way. But the stoic performance they put up should have proven a point. 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