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Sally Stephens: Why we sued the National Park Service over dog rules

We didn’t want to sue the Park Service.

I Drive SF: A long day’s journey into the night

When I don’t have the cab, getting home to Oakland at night can be a long, arduous journey.

In Brown Type: What our gazes say about how we view homeless people

In this neighborhood, he stood out, and I saw cars slow down as they passed him by.

Finding the capitalist spirit this season, the good kind

Yes, capitalism can feel like a dirty word today.

Big name officials crowd race for tiny Democratic Party board

The San Francisco Democratic Party campaign clown car is rollin’ once again.…

Legal challenge halts SFPD jurisdiction over dog attacks on federal land

Dog owners beware — canine attacks are now consequence-free on federal land…

SF Lives: Painting under pressure

Painting has always provided White a way through life’s inevitabilities

How to fix San Francisco’s poop problem

Yes, our glorious city is recognized the world over as the premier defecation destination

Will the ban on real estate ‘pocket listings’ help or hurt?

Last month, during its annual meeting in San Francisco (where else?), the…

Legalize public housing

California’s housing shortage is getting worse. In this hot housing market, private…

A letter to San Francisco’s new DA Chesa Boudin

But I worry that you may be less sympathetic to the physical and emotional toll that victims, their families, and their communities endure

When older residents can’t make ends meet

In less than 10 years I will be part of the elderly population.

I Drive SF: From a nightmare to a dream

The Dreamforce convention ended on Friday and most of the drivers are hoping some of the 170,000 attendees haven’t left already

Using DNA to map out the food that keep fish alive

San Francisco’s estuary has had more than 95 percent of its historic marshes leveed and filled.

This Thanksgiving, join Native Americans in fighting for the future of salmon

Like the Pilgrims who landed on Plymouth Rock, the early colonizers of San Francisco relied on Native Americans for food and water.

SF Lives: Learning what a gay man could do and be

Moisés Garcia wasn’t alive at the time The City was shaken by its tragic events of 41 years ago

Vote for real change in March

The fact that we have individual people that are billionaires is further proof that something is wrong.

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Whether you agree with Bernie Sanders that Apple “helped create the housing…

A public bank could make affordable housing more affordable

How would a public bank fund affordable housing? On Tuesday, Supervisor Sandra…

‘Doctor Dogs’ a prescription for health and happiness

Alert animals can detect disease, aid people with various medical conditions