Opinion

Feral cats and their kittens are better off left outdoors

Bringing mothers indoors for extended periods is ‘inhumane and misguided’

Safety is where the rubber hits the road

By Michael Keating For the first time in a century, cities have…

Letters: Muni should fix its current Metro system before it adds a new subway

Your Sunday September 15 article “S.F.’s newest subway may emerge on West…

We work here, but can we live here?

By Maya Chupkov and Tracey Brieger Each day, over 800,000 people work…

SF’s mental health crisis: Where there’s a will, preventative, community-based treatment is the way

By Danielle Harris Our mental health crisis is not a tragedy waiting…

Contact your lawmaker: Do your part to help newspapers

As a concerned reader, here is what you should know before you ask your legislator and the governor to support AB 170

The suffering of migrant children and families in detention demands action

The abuse occurring at our border shames our nation in the eyes of the world and God

Buying PG&E’s distribution network could also make municipal broadband possible

By Preston Rhea The City of San Francisco is doubly harmed by…

Letter: Half the poison is still poison. Fight the 3 a.m. bar bill.

In the reckless rush to extend the hours in which California bars…

The money bail system is morally, fiscally, and intellectually bankrupt

The justice system should not discriminate based on wealth

Letters: Does a possible Brown Act violation justify pulling a false fire alarm?

A police sergeant facing misdemeanor charges may have had good reason for her actions

If the Adult Residential Facility closes, my son will have no safe place to go

By Judith K. I am a mother of a beautiful 29 year…

Asian Americans demand stronger gun control

Recent media accounts have drawn attention to certain individuals in the Chinese…

Frightening Embarcadero attack is an opportunity to improve mental health system

By Jennifer Friedenbach Many San Franciscans now have the images of Paneez…

Chase Center: Opulence is the price we pay for a privately-funded arena

Despite all these nods to the team’s new/old home of San Francisco, and to those sitting in non-luxury seats it’s hard to ignore the indulgence of the exclusive offerings.

The justice system must do better

This week, I convened a discussion about building safety in response to…

More crossing guards needed to make our streets safer

Joel Kamisher One pedestrian or bike rider death or injury in San…

Representation matters — now more than ever

Honoring Rose Pak would also demonstrate a recognition that Chinatown and its future matter.

Health care needs to be “disrupted,” but not in the way startups think

By Shannon Brownlee, Benjamin F. Miller, and Vikas Saini To Silicon Valley…

On-call prosecutors for traffic fatalities: the next step toward vision zero SF

By Leif Dautch Our City suffered another tragic traffic fatality this weekend,…