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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

Green Space: The many benefits of free, tasty tap water

SF should fund safe use of hydration stations

Documentarian Anne Flatté introduces inspirational musicians in ‘River City Drumbeat’

San Francisco filmmaker Anne Flatté remembers when physical location was everything to…

The conspiracy theories that are killing Americans

Take a moment to see the source of your information

Market Musings: An unprecedented familiarity

Home buyers interestingly seeking suburban qualities in S.F.

I Drive SF: Home is where the weather suits your clothes

Good to be back after sweltering SoCal stay

Green Space: Pitch in to protect a city park

Enjoy – and support — S.F.’s open spaces

In Brown Type: 2020 census count must include undocumented immigrants

Reliable reporting from nonpartisan source is essential to democracy

A fiery reminder: Get renters insurance

Inexpensive policies cover major losses from a big blaze

Market Musings: Pandemic brings new surge of refi madness

Mortgage business booms with appealing rates, uncertain market