Stuart Schuffman

Getting a visitor’s perspective of San Francisco

Living in San Francisco can make you jaded and cynical, so hearing the insights of someone who’s seeing this place with fresh eyes is heartening.

Getting fined for gummed up sidewalks in the Tenderloin

It’s no secret that San Francisco has used the Tenderloin as a containment zone for homelessness and drug use for decades.

Any plan by Trump to deal with homelessness should scare you

We’ve seen how the Trump Administration deals with human beings it considers “undesirable.”

A letter to the Florida mayor who trashed our fine city of San Francisco

The mayor of tiny Vero Beach, Florida wrote a letter, on official letterhead, lambasting San Francisco and the Board of Supervisors.

Hiero Day is the best parts of the Bay wrapped into one event

The best part of Labor Day Weekend isn’t the Burning Man Rapture anyway, it’s Hiero Day.

Chase Center: A giant roomba that is still a bad idea

Given this incredible propensity for screwing up huge projects, none of us should be surprised that The City went ahead with this absurdly placed arena.

Why would any Jew be a Republican?

As a Jew, a loud obnoxious one at that, I’m also repeatedly flabbergasted that other Jews are Republicans.

Gun control: We have to start somewhere and now

The point of terrorism is to cause terror

Missing the days when a writer could just be a writer

Sometimes it’s easy to do this: Sit down in front of a…

What history can teach us about defeating fascism today

Beyond being a great historical tale about beating fascism, the story of the Battle of Cable Street has many important parallels to today.

Faint lights flickering in the fog

Celebrating Fourth of July in San Francisco

If you support the detention camps, you’re a bad person

Driving down Interstate 10 toward the hotel I could see the border…

Taking a day to let San Francisco wash over us

It’s not often that I wake up with nothing on my agenda.

San Franciscans cannot take the heat

As I write this I’m sitting in a hotel lobby in Downtown San Francisco simply because they have air conditioning.

Let’s be more patient with those who are not woke

A couple weeks ago my girlfriend Kayla and I were lying in bed trying to figure out what to watch on Netflix.

Homeless people take to boats in wealthy Marin county

I was on Twitter the other night and came across a tweet by ABC7 anchor and reporter Dion Lim.

Why so many SF storefronts are empty

A couple weeks ago I found myself with a little bit of extra time to kill in North Beach.

Make your mother proud: Help Free Black Mamas

For the past couple years I’ve been doing something extra special for my mom on Mother’s Day.

The hypocrisy of the Embarcadero Navigation Center opponents

By now you’ve most likely heard about the drama on the Embarcadero.

When the city you love does not love you back

Back in 2011 I had a travel TV show on IFC that I’d created and hosted called Young, Broke, and Beautiful.