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After surviving the bombing of Hiroshima, Jack Dairiki appreciates everyday life in The City

High above The City, Jack Dairiki enjoys a panoramic view from the…

Loftus leading on fundraising in District Attorney’s race, but Dautch is close behind

Yes folks it’s that time of year again, when financial reports come…

Grading San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s State of The City speech

While the soon-to-come State of the Union speech is set to give…

Navigating new terrain in familiar places

Deep in the cut, I play the radio hard. Taking one order…

Try using the internet for its original purpose

Last week I was feeling down. With that rodeo clown in the…

It’s too early to ban environmentally-damaging shotgun shell components

On Baker Beach last week, Anna Kauffman picked up 23 pieces of…

Haney wants to revamp ‘embarrassing’ effort to shelter homeless during extreme weather

Following a report by this columnist that San Francisco failed its homeless…

It’s time to expand the concept of what it means to be a man

Last weekend, I joined tens of thousands of other San Franciscans to…

For a roving and well-traveled local, there’s no place like home

“I spent my entire adult life trying to run away from here…

A bright spot in The City’s history of poor planning

The Bay Area has a rich and storied history of completely and…

Driving San Francisco again

It’s all about the radio… Back in the day, Veterans Cab was…

‘Da Mayor’ Willie Brown moves into sinking Millennium Tower

Seriously, readers, some news is too ridiculous to believe — but I…

Rapper Cardi B is scared about Trump’s wall-induced government shutdown and you should be too

A few days ago, I would have asked the question who is…

A couple’s lifetime of possessions find new homes

Refusing plastic straws and carrying a reusable water bottle is good for…

SF reboots 20-year-old effort to create law enforcement database

When police arrested 63 people over six days for selling heroin and…

On Guard: SF rolled out 25 extra mats for 4,200 homeless people during storm

This week’s rains pelted San Francisco like we haven’t seen in months,…

The scourge of the surge

It’s all part of the process. As demand spikes and dynamic pricing…

Manny’s is a perfect business for The Mission

Over the weekend I popped by Manny’s, the new café at 16th…

It’s time for Pelosi to endorse the Green New Deal

On a sunny, but wet morning, activists gathered recently in San Francisco’s…

Stepping up to keep The City’s national parks open during the government shutdown

Perhaps the most visible impact of the government shutdown has been in…