News Columnists

I Drive SF: San Francisco dreaming on such a gloomy LA day

When you go from the Bay Area to Southern California, you feel the differences in your skin

Not wearing a mask makes you selfish, not an independent-thinker

I’ve never been so bummed out about being right in my life.

Market Musings: Unraveling the pandemic exodus from San Francisco

A funny thing happened on the way to the apocalypse — everyone decided to leave San Francisco. Or did they?

I Drive SF: Until the robots take over

Pandemic leads to more automation, loss of human interaction

Green Space: AB 3030 a good step toward improving natural resources

Law has support among scientists and environmentists, but some industries fear burdensome restrictions

In Brown Type: Do San Francisco cops need guns for everyday policing?

SFPD motto seems to be ‘iron in peace, iron in war’

Activism is not a contest

Stand up, show up, listen and learn

Market Musings: Panic button abuse

Gen Z kids living with parents won’t devastate rental market

District 5 race presents a challenge for moderates

Despite support for London Breed, neighborhood continues to lean progressive by most measures

  • Jun 28, 2020

Down and out in the Bay Area

I’m about to become homeless.

Green Space: Stop trashing San Francisco

The pandemic has increased the use of single-use bags and take-out containers throughout The City

Class of 2020 confronts uncertain future

International High School graduate Sofia Zanfagna stays motivated to make a better future

You are an Antifa member, you just don’t know it

Antifa isn’t an organization; there is no president or treasurer, there’s not even a GoFundMe.

In Brown Type: Fatherless on Father’s Day

“What do you want people to know?” asked Eva Pilgrim, an anchor…

Market Musings: The pandemic is putting some San Francisco landlords in crisis

We have this image of “the landlord” — this predatory, over-funded, 1980s yuppie meme, polo shirt-wearing tech bro.

I Drive SF: The consequences of a fake bill

Even though I have a counterfeit testing pen in my bag, it just isn’t worth starting trouble

Green Space: Environmental groups fight for racial justice

Environmental justice activists have long fought some of these systemic acts of racial violence that are often less reported in the news

Thea Matthews wants justice ‘on a micro and macro level’

‘Pandemic or not, enough is enough’

In Brown Type: Lessons of trauma color the experiences of black children

A high schooler’s artwork frames this moment of disrepair in the country

It’s time for you to decide: Which side are you on?

You’re either on the side that is actively fighting to end violent, systemic racism or you’re helping maintain the original sin