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The San Francisco Board of Education is failing our children

By Michelle Parker The uncertainties of the upcoming school year are keeping…

It’s going to get even worse for California’s Latinos unless the U.S. Senate acts swiftly around HEROES Act

By Luis Granados A sobering look at the state of Latinos under…

An open letter to San Francisco Unified School District leadership

Dear Superintendent Matthews and commissioners of the San Francisco Board of Education,…

Louis’ Diner slips away into memory

By Spring Berlandt What can I say about Louis’ Diner. It was…

SB 899 puts faith into action to rectify California housing shortage

By Lucie Bacho A few months ago, my minister approached me about…

City leaders pledge to reject SFPOA support

We are current and former government officials in San Francisco. We declare…

The Balboa Reservoir project will be a huge benefit to the community

I am a resident of Ingleside and I live across the street…

Reconsidering our heroes and history

Restoring Frederick Douglass Plaza would show that we have learned from history

California’s inaction on COVID-19 amounts to a death sentence for prisoners

In early 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that placed…

Board of Supervisors should say no to the Balboa Reservoir project

By Jean Barish and Wynd Kaufman The proposed 1,100-unit housing development on…

450,000 new homes for the Bay Area —where will they go, and who will decide?

By Debra Ballinger and Poncho Guevara Last month, the State of California…

2008 offers key lessons for COVID recession

Austerity and budget cuts are not the best response to a recession

Street sweeps endanger the health of the homeless

By Diane Qi, Rani Mukherjee, Kamran Abri As demands for justice in…

What kind of world will we leave behind for our children?

By Gina M. Fromer Most people are surprised when I tell them…

Protect public health by stopping the pipeline into immigration detention

Our patient’s voice trembled as she shared how her husband was released…

Proposed ordinance could keep hotels closed, hurt environment and worse

By Thomas J. Baltimore The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact…

COVID must not divert us from HIV and hepatitis elimination

By William Remak COVID-19 is devastating the health of Americans — and…

For low income San Franciscans, health and recovery means prioritizing our parks

By Tyrone Mullins and Joyce Armstrong This November, San Francisco voters will…

Mayor Breed is right: It’s time to defund police and reinvest in public safety

By Alexander Post In the wake of the brutal murder of George…

A Juneteenth call to action

As a young Black man, I feel elated that large private sector…