Examiner Readers

Members of the black bloc push into Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park after police officers retreated during protests in Berkeley on Aug. 27, 2017. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Letters: Antifa ‘violence,’ right-wing terror are not one and the same

“Only dummies are fighting Marxism in 2017,” Broke-Ass City, Aug. 31 Antifa…

Members of the black bloc push into Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park after police officers retreated during protests in Berkeley on Aug. 27, 2017. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
West Portal Muni station in San Francisco, seen June 6, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Better, cheaper plans exist for West Portal subway

"S.F. transit agency to vote on $21B wish list,” The City, Aug.…

West Portal Muni station in San Francisco, seen June 6, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A cyclist maneuvers around cars in a bike lane along Valencia Street near 16th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: SF should create ‘financial’ bike lane barriers

“After Uber, Lyft swarm Valencia bike lanes, supervisors demand barriers,” The City,…

A cyclist maneuvers around cars in a bike lane along Valencia Street near 16th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Fog creeps in from the ocean over San Francisco’s Sunset District on July 14, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Plan Bay Area absent from housing crisis complaints

“The big lie about California’s housing crisis,” In My View, July 27…

Fog creeps in from the ocean over San Francisco’s Sunset District on July 14, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Thursday, July 27 edition of the San Francisco Examiner.

Letters: Shame on the Examiner for its appalling front page

“S.F. to Trump: City rallies troops after the president prohibits military service…

The Thursday, July 27 edition of the San Francisco Examiner.
A woman walks by a a safe needle disposal box in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District in April 14. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Safe injection sites must be tied to assistance programs

“S.F. considers multiple supervised injection sites,” The City, July 24 Safe-injection sites…

A woman walks by a a safe needle disposal box in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District in April 14. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Officer Mayy Friedman with the San Francisco Police Department questions a group of people suspected of running a sidewalk bicycle “chop shop” near the main branch of the San Francisco Library. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: ‘Chop shop’ legislation is simply about crime

“‘Chop shop’ legislation targets homeless people,” In My View, July 16 ‘Chop…

Officer Mayy Friedman with the San Francisco Police Department questions a group of people suspected of running a sidewalk bicycle “chop shop” near the main branch of the San Francisco Library. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Axon, the company that manufactures the body cameras worn by San Francisco police officers, previously operated as Taser International. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Taser International makes SFPD body cameras

“Inconsistent audio on SFPD body cameras prompts transparency concerns,” Crime Ink, July…

Axon, the company that manufactures the body cameras worn by San Francisco police officers, previously operated as Taser International. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
Divestment from fossil fuels may result in unintended consequences for residents. (Courtesy photo)

Letters: Fossil fuel investment is far from The City’s only option

“Retirement Board must put the needs of SF retirees first,” In My…

Divestment from fossil fuels may result in unintended consequences for residents. (Courtesy photo)
Enforcement of moving violations, including distracted driving, would help improve the safety of pedestrians on San Francisco streets. (Courtesy photo)

Letters: Distracted driving enforcement crucial to pedestrian safety

“Why couldn’t the San Franciscan cross the road?” San Franstartup, June 5…

Enforcement of moving violations, including distracted driving, would help improve the safety of pedestrians on San Francisco streets. (Courtesy photo)
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Dan Schreiber/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: ‘Diversity’ in drinking water doesn’t mean better

“Groundwater mix making waves,” The City, May 25 ‘Diversity’ in drinking water…

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Dan Schreiber/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco resident Will Bruce looks over tickets as numbers are drawn during a housing lottery event hosted by Tenderloin Neighborhood Development and the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development in the Tenderloin on May 5. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Income inequality on full display

“Lottery hopeful seeks cheaper rent to live on fixed income,” The City,…

San Francisco resident Will Bruce looks over tickets as numbers are drawn during a housing lottery event hosted by Tenderloin Neighborhood Development and the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development in the Tenderloin on May 5. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco residents cast their votes during California’s primary election at City Hall on June 7, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Consider the benefits of ‘approval’ voting

“Ranked-choice voting a barrier to participation,” Nato Green, April 30 Consider the…

San Francisco residents cast their votes during California’s primary election at City Hall on June 7, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
President Donald Trump is celebrated by workers and executive from Snap-on in Kenosha, Wisc., after signing a workplace executive order on Tuesday that calls for a review of the United States’ H-1B visa process. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Letters: Congress must stop H-1B visa exploitation

“What ‘60 Minutes’ didn’t say about H-1B visas,” In Brown Type, April…

President Donald Trump is celebrated by workers and executive from Snap-on in Kenosha, Wisc., after signing a workplace executive order on Tuesday that calls for a review of the United States’ H-1B visa process. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident pictured June 27, passed away earlier this month. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Neil Taylor’s mark on San Francisco

“Homeless man dies nine days after city offers restitution,” On Guard, April…

Neil Taylor, a homeless San Francisco resident pictured June 27, passed away earlier this month. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: A simple solution

“Legislation would give DA’s Office teeth to prosecute illegal owner move-in evictions,”…

An advertisement by the American Freedom Defense Initiative is seen on the side of a Muni bus. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Muni ad ban points to larger societal issues

“Muni considers banning political ads,” The City, April 4 Muni ad ban…

An advertisement by the American Freedom Defense Initiative is seen on the side of a Muni bus. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Letters: Shameful lack of prosecution for unlawful evictions

“Major victory against fraudulent eviction begs $460K question: Why isn’t S.F. preventing…

San Franciscans are losing control of our city

“San Francisco is turning into New York City,” San Franstartup, March 13…

Shyenene Brown, a homeless woman in San Francisco, penned a letter about being displaced over the weekend. (Courtesy Kelley Cutler)

No injustice done in homeless sweep

“Woman writes letter after being displaced in rainy weekend sweeps,” The City,…

Shyenene Brown, a homeless woman in San Francisco, penned a letter about being displaced over the weekend. (Courtesy Kelley Cutler)