The kids are back in school.
Labor Day used to be the official demarcation between summer idylls and school bells. But for many students, the first day of school was mid-August. They’ve been hard at work, and we should be, too.
It’s time for San Franciscans to do a little homework. Read More
Warning: I’m going to be asking you for money. This is my annual version of what I call “Joe’s Pledge Drive.”
I hope you kept reading because this is important. Read More
No matter how old you are, those words still have the power to evoke some powerful feelings and memories, don’t they? Summer stretched ahead — an endless blank canvas and you were going to create a masterpiece of fun for the next three months. It was like recess, but it lasted a lot longer. Read More
Happy New Year, lunar and otherwise. I have always liked that aspect of San Francisco. You have at least two, if not more, opportunities to celebrate the beginning of a new year and make a fresh start. According to some prognosticators, the Year of the Hare, which arrives Feb. 3, bodes well for the hospitality industry. Read More