Patrick Wolff

San Francisco cannot solve the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis on its own

In the Follow the Money column published April 29, I argued that…

Proposition C is the wrong method for ending homelessness

Proposition C is the most contested and consequential of the five local…

Individual action to improve schools

I was motivated to write this four-part series of columns on education…

Experimenting for education reform

Last week, we looked at the funding side of the root causes…

Funding the California school system

Last week we laid out the key problems with California (and San…

California’s public schools earn poor marks

I’m passionate about public education. My wife and I were both educated…

Where San Francisco’s money goes

San Francisco’s fiscal year ends each year on June 30 and begins…

Genuine solutions for San Francisco’s pension crisis

Last week, I wrote about how San Francisco is at least $10…

San Francisco is officially $10 billion in the hole

My wife and I have two kids; our 12-year-old son is in…