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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…

Tenants in supportive housing urgently need rent relief

By the #30 Right Now Coalition We are living in a tumultuous,…

COVID-19 and the physicians we need

Pandemic highlights demand for racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse health care workforce

COVID-19 crisis shows need to close digital divide

State legislature should keep funding for alternative education programs such as Calbright College

Stopping the ‘avalanche of evictions’

The City needs to step up for renters post-COVID

San Francisco’s health and recovery bond leaves Chinatown behind

By Ding Lee San Francisco’s effort to recover from the pandemic with…

Tenderloin lawsuit will have catastrophic impact on homeless residents

UC Hastings should sign pledge disavowing sweeps, increased policing

The legacy of white privilege and power is pain, anger and fear

By Dante King As we continue to witness the gruesome effects and…

Democrats need to talk about taxes as well as cuts

By Jeremy Pilaar Earlier this month, officials revealed the devastating toll COVID-19…

A new vision for emergency shelter services

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing nonprofits and officials to rethink services for the homeless

Letters: Notification legislation could prevent unnecessary animal deaths

To the editor: In August 2019, I found an abandoned German Shepherd…

San Francisco needs to change to reverse racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths

By Rev. Norman Fong, Antonio Diaz, and Kevine Boggess Compared to many…

Japantown’s Peace Plaza – a chance to heal

By Jon Osaki Shattered tiles, forced removal, and broken promises. To those…

Unions are a voice for workers during and after the pandemic

By Adam Wood Christian Smalls was fired from his warehouse job in…

We need smart spending, not dumb cuts for higher ed

By Larry Hanley, Brad Erickson and Juliette Hua California colleges and universities…

Safe sleeping sites are a critical step during pandemic

The City must explore all possible solutions to its homelessness crisis

In the midst of a crisis, California needs to improve access to food aid

By Scott Wiener and Paul Ash As the number of new CalFresh…

Large nonprofits are endangered by COVID-19

Federal assistance programs exclude some of the organizations that need them the most

New SF HELP loan product for small businesses provides model for California

The state needs to find ways to help low-income communities during the COVID-19 crisis