Sally Stephens

An unprecedented last-minute change

Last Monday, an obscure city committee withdrew proposed funding for a new…

Coming to a street near you

The people in my neighborhood got so sick of looking at piles…

Helping animals actually helps people

Gandhi once said you can judge the greatness of a nation by…

Bringing light to a dark world

I’ve been feeling depressed listening to all the bad news lately, but,…

Fear and coyotes in San Francisco

Fear is a powerful emotion. It can make reasonable people take unreasonable…

Keeping Ocean Beach burning bright

Forty years ago, San Franciscans voted to transfer control of Ocean Beach,…

Whatever happened to environmentalists?

I always liked John Denver’s music. His songs celebrated nature in all…