Jon Golinger

Learning the lessons of the June election

So many times during this spring’s election season I found myself at…

Majority rules

Last November, a majority of San Franciscans voted in favor of two…

Don’t silence the voters

Why is Gavin Newsom trying to take away San Franciscans’ right to…

Of resistance and persistence

Marching Signs We shall overcomb Nasty women unite Girls just wanna have…

Princess Leias lead the way

The Women’s Marches across America were so inspiring because they were so…

Planet defeats politics in SF Sierra Club election

The biggest little election of 2016 resulted in a clear winner who…

What would Harvey do?

‘Give him a chance?” Give me a break. Many national Democratic Party…

Vote to evict the lobbyists

Corporate lobbyists and big money dominate San Francisco politics today more than…

Stirring up San Francisco’s alphabet soup ballot

With an increasingly unpopular mayor, a divided Board of Supervisors and polls…

Hunting for Edith Hamlin

Coit Tower is a portal into the lives of so many colorful…

No mall on the waterfront

It’s like deja vu all over again on San Francisco’s waterfront. A…

‘The Realtors Association Can’

“The Realtors Association Can” (to the tune of “The Candy Man Can”)…

The real Super Tuesday is still months away

"Democracy is better off when more people participate.” — Ari Berman, author…

Coit Tower artists’ legacy still lives on

Eighty-two years ago, something magical happened on top of Telegraph Hill. In…

Gavin Newsom: Stop suing S.F.

It’s time for Gavin Newsom and the State Lands Commission, which Newsom…

Election Day is the most magical day

When I opened my front door on Election Day morning, the first…

Evict the lobbyists

"At this very minute, lobbyists and lawyers are lining up by the thousands…

Enjoy the candy

While we don’t yet know all the details about what a years-long…

Democracy is no stranger to The City

July is the time of year when we celebrate American democracy. Here…