Jim Lazarus

Developing more supportive housing to address The City’s issue of chronic homelessness is among San Francisco’s top priorities. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

United priorities as one San Francisco

San Francisco politics can be divisive. As we battle over issues like…

Developing more supportive housing to address The City’s issue of chronic homelessness is among San Francisco’s top priorities. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
While Cuba trades with a handful of countries, there are no American cars on the road manufactured after 1961. The United States’ minor footprint is in the form of food products. (Courtesy photo)

End the Cuba trade embargo and support US exports

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join a “people-to-people”…

While Cuba trades with a handful of countries, there are no American cars on the road manufactured after 1961. The United States’ minor footprint is in the form of food products. (Courtesy photo)
Not a penny of the proposed funding in Measure RR can go toward operating costs — all must go to capital improvements. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area business leaders unite in support of Measure RR

BART has served as a backbone of the Bay Area’s transportation system…

Not a penny of the proposed funding in Measure RR can go toward operating costs — all must go to capital improvements. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A proposed 1.5 percent payroll tax on technology companies was shot down Monday at the Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No effort to build consensus on tech tax

Earlier this week the “tech tax” — a proposed 1.5 percent payroll…

A proposed 1.5 percent payroll tax on technology companies was shot down Monday at the Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s time for the San Francisco Police Department to do more, not less, to address The City’s homeless issue. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Quality-of-life laws in S.F.

Homelessness on our streets is at a crisis point in San Francisco.…

It’s time for the San Francisco Police Department to do more, not less, to address The City’s homeless issue. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

High speed rail gets the green light

Last month the California High Speed Rail Authority made an important decision,…