Nato Green

A welcome letter to Super Bowl visitors in San Francisco

Dear Super Bowl visitors, If you are visiting San Francisco for the…

Disrupting disruption

When I was a kid, my grandparents rented a vacation home on…

Latinos to decide who to be pawns of

San Francisco’s working-class Latinos have a veritable catch 22 before them: Do…

The Cranky Jew holiday report

Merry Christmas (two days ago)! Happy Hanukkah (a few weeks ago)! Happy…

Most of us are Nazis

My Facebook feed lately is evenly split between Donald Trump, the police…

Nerding Out on the Affordable Housing Bonus Program

For nerds like me, who love how technicalities buried on page 43…

District Elections 2016: The Force Awakens

As if on cue, the election results came in and San Francisco’s…

Analyzing possible outcome of elections

This election is probably already decided by absentee ballots. Everyone knows this,…

Airbnb breaking the bank to kill Prop. F

For a firm whose business was illegal for six out of seven…

Seeking a cure for premature capitulation

A medical affliction plagues the Bay Area. It’s hobbled the mayors of…

What is a “left of left firebrand” anyway?

If my fellow Examiner columnist Joel Engardio wants to pen anti-union propaganda…

Density or displacement, for dummies

Proposition I, the temporary moratorium on berserker market-rate housing in the Mission,…

History is written by hacks

School resumed in San Francisco last week. Students, schools and teachers are…

Prop E is a solution looking for a problem

Just when nothing cynical and disingenuous had besotted San Francisco politics lately,…

Welcome to a new world of U.S., Cuba relations

On July 20, the U.S. and Cuba reopened embassies in each other’s…

Peter Hartlaub is a chump

The founding publisher of the San Francisco Chronicle, Charles de Young, shot…

Schools are doomed without resources

Another school year has ended, which wraps another year of people pretending…