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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

How a permanent working-from-home scenario would harm San Francisco

The depth of nothing good in this scenario is impressive

Pandemic steals youth but imparts life lessons

Class of 2020’s resilience, optimism and concern for others inspires

I Drive SF: Once a taxi driver, always a taxi driver

It’s hard to believe I haven’t driven a cab in three months

Green Space: Stop taking trees down

Growing SF’s urban canopy provides economic, environmental benefits

Krip-Hop Nation’s Leroy F. Moore Jr. is a born fighter

Pandemic won’t slow this artist, disability rights educator and activist

As shelter-in-place goes on, exhaustion sets in

It’s harrowing to witness pandemic’s myriad impacts

In Brown Type: History repeats as Asians bear the brunt of coronavirus rage

Our best defense against the virus of animosity is to present a collective front, in defiance of division, whether we are Asian or not

Market Musings: Why we should root for Airbnb

Of course, Airbnb hasn’t always been the most popular kid on the San Francisco block

I Drive SF: The virus and the damage done

Just when you think it’s safe to go outside again, you wake up with a tickle in the back of your throat, or a stuffy nose

Green Space: Saving the future of the herring fishery

“We’re not in the business to catch the last fish,” said Nick Sohrakoff, president and director of the San Francisco Bay Herring Research Association

SF Lives: The fine art of sheltering in place

Satinover is a sculptor who often works in metal and found materials

SF restaurants turn to helping others during coronavirus crisis

Local chefs survive pandemic by cooking for people in need aided by angel investor Twitch CEO Emmett Shear

The things I miss, hate and love during coronavirus times

I miss hugging people. I miss hugging them when I run into them on the street, in the park, at the grocery, on Muni

Realtors can show houses again? Not so fast

As shelter-in-place rules loosen, confusion increases in San Francisco real estate market

Constructive Criticism: Keep SF golf courses closed

Golf courses are an inefficient use of land and money that could be better used for housing.

I Drive SF: Life goes on despite the pandemic

I’m officially a deadbeat. Now that I haven’t paid rent in two months.

Getting outdoors: Love the park you’re near

I’ve been needing and visiting the outdoors lately, and I’m not the only one.

This year’s Earth Day celebration was quiet, but determined

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day last week wasn’t the moment many anticipated.