News Columnists

Looking forward to the reopening of The City’s playgrounds

SF kids deserve the opportunity to get outside

David Kubrin on Marxism and magic in the Mission

Former academic, industrial designer pens book on alternative or people’s history of science

What an odd, half full city San Francisco has become

Despite feeling empty, mad and sad, we can make changes by getting out the vote

Market Musings: IKEA to the rescue?

Mayor Breed is among supporters of the retail giant moving to 945 Market St.

I Drive SF: San Francisco will always get the taxi service it deserves

As rideshare companies face increased regulation, voters will weigh in on what they want

In Brown Type: New survey finds engagement and trend to progressivism among Asian American voters

The 2016 election and ‘Trump effect’ have fired up the voting bloc

Golden Gate Bridge fentanyl exposure story is most likely false

Accidental consumption through air or skin is nearly impossible. So what actually happened?

Green Space: Middle-school students attack climate change with ‘Super Plants’

SF team wins Cousteau-sponsored challenge with biodiversity project

Patti Spaniak-Davidson’s beautiful days in the neighborhood

Community leader connects seniors to services and each other

Broke-Ass Stuart: Our individualism is killing us

We can survive only by thinking about what benefits the most people, not what feels fun

Market Musings: Tech replacing Realtors? Please.

There are few, if any, ‘easy’ commissions for real estate professionals

In Brown Type: A primer on how the census impacts presidential elections

It’s urgent that San Francisco submits an accurate count

On the prospect of driving an SF taxi again

With the bread and butter of the business gone, should I attempt to get behind the wheel?

Safe consumption sites bill killed at the worst possible time

Overdose deaths in SF rose 70% in one year, but legislators have yet to create meaningful change

Green Space: Seeking environmental justice in the Bayview

Residents who can’t breathe demand cleanup, reconsideration of India Basin project

Song for His Father: David and the Rev. Jesse James

Guitarist and bandleader makes new music in honor of his ‘complex’ dad

I’m a lifelong progressive voting for Joe Biden — here’s why

A Trump win threatens democracy not just in the U.S., but across the world

Market Musings: Landlord Go vs. Zillow

For a real estate break, choose dreaming over gaming

In Brown Type: Kamala Harris’ mother was also a trailblazer

Shyamala Gopalan Harris came from India at 19 to chart an impressive career in the U.S.

I Drive SF: Fear and loathing on Lombard Street

With heat, traffic and lightning, the Bay Area can still sometimes surprise