If the Exploratorium relocates to piers 15 to 17 along The Embarcadero by 2012, perhaps its former location at the Palace of Fine Arts would be ideal for the San Francisco History Museum. Read More
It’s been 20 years since the earthquake that damaged part of the Bay Bridge, the new span is still years away from being put into service and, gee, there is new damage to the bridge. Why, why, why has it taken so long to get the new bridge up and running? Read More
I witnessed how the health care system destroyed the lives of two of my own brothers at their most vulnerable. One died before he was 50, the other before he was 40. Both suffered painful, chronic, life-threatening illnesses, while simultaneously being bombarded with medical bills and hounded into bankruptcy by health care providers and their collection agencies. Read More
I think the MTA, the Board of Supervisors and the mayor have not looked at the whole picture with the proposed expansion of parking meter hours.
Who will enforce these extended hours? Will DPT staff work overtime or will they have to hire more people? How much more expensive will it be for the increased wear and tear on the Cushman vehicles they ride around in? Read More
I am a property owner who owns three dogs and I consider myself an animal lover. But, I waited until my children were grown and out of the house before I got the dogs because my son has always been asthmatic and is highly allergic to animal dander.
Asthma can be labeled a disability. If I am required to rent to a tenant with a dog and I have an asthmatic tenant in the same building, do I tell the asthmatic tenant tough luck? Read More
I joined thousands of Americans across the country in celebrating the 16th annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday. The National Environmental Education Foundation estimated that more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide participated by working to make our national forests, monuments, wildlife refuges and parks better places by planting trees, repairing trails, cleaning campsites and picking trash out of rivers and wetlands. Read More
I am surprised that The San Francisco Examiner published a column supporting Rep. Joe Wilson’s embarrassing outburst during President Barack Obama’s speech before Congress. Read More