Sally Stephens

When the Sun suddenly vanishes for a few minutes

One week from tomorrow, the Moon will slide between the Earth and…

AT&T utility boxes nothing more than an eyesore

You’ve seen them in nearly every neighborhood in The City — those…

Red transit-only lanes have no use in West Portal

One size doesn’t always fit all. Most of us know that, but…

SF residents are the only casualties in ‘war on cars’

San Francisco is a transit-first city. Those of us who live here…

Not your father’s action movie

"Wonder Woman” may just be the movie we need right now. This…

Bridging the divide one living room at a time

We are a deeply divided country. And yet, to solve the serious…

How magical thinking helps us feel involved

One of my favorite memories of the Giants’ World Series run in…

A look back at our pale, blue dot

Last month, as it began the final phase of its 13-year exploration…

Avoid repeating the mistakes of our past

Watching “The Great War” documentary on PBS last week, I realized there…

Reawaken your sense of wonder

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a…

The decision to say that final goodbye

This past week, a friend of mine said a final goodbye to…

If you like law and order, you should like sanctuary cities

When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents grabbed an undocumented woman in…

Is there anybody out there?

Within a decade, we could have an answer to one of the…

Mars and mistrust of science

The broad mistrust of science and critical thinking is a significant —…

The day the Sun almost caused World War III

People have only recently learned about an incident in the 1960s when…

WoofieLeaks docs raise legal issues about National Park Service

Our democracy only works when government treats its citizens equally and fairly.…

Universe a little darker without Vera Rubin

The end of a dark year got worse with news that a…

The reason so many hate government

I used to think the National Park Service was a great institution.…

Stopping San Francisco’s biggest land grab

When the first Spanish explorers came to San Francisco, they weren’t impressed.…

On elections and despair

I’ve been on the losing side of presidential elections before, but I’ve…