Opinion

Why is SF considering banning fake cigarettes but allowing the real ones to stay on the market?

This is a political maneuver under the guise of a desire to protect children’s health

  • Mar 26, 2019

Pressure of college admission takes toll on students

By Liza Meak I live in the heart of Silicon Valley, which…

  • Mar 22, 2019

City employee lawsuit costs soar to $90.7 million

Since January 2007 San Franciscans have paid $90.7 million in costs for…

  • Mar 21, 2019

Treasure Island marina Deserves Approval

A new marina in Treasure Island’s Clipper Cove is close to becoming…

  • Mar 20, 2019

Addressing SF’s anticipated shelter service gaps with Safe Organized Spaces

Elected representatives, voters, and residents across San Francisco’s political spectrum agree that…

  • Mar 20, 2019

Ask the editor: When conversations about our articles are less than civil

Mention the article commenting section of a news website to any reporter or editor, and most of them will roll their eyes.

  • Mar 17, 2019

Height isn’t the issue: Good buildings boost vitality

New commercial buildings and mixed-use structures are generating fresh revenues for San…

The City’s unaffordable ‘affordable’ senior housing system must change

As elder San Franciscans we join together to bring attention to an…

Bay Area measles outbreak: it can happen here

To recap what’s been going on nationally with the measles outbreak of…

Increasing standing space on Muni trains is not the answer

The SFMTA’s incoming LRV fleet of new Siemens cars clearly represents a…

SoMa West community comes together to improve the neighborhood

For decades, the South of Market Area felt like a neglected neighborhood.…

Sustaining ourselves to sustain our movement

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of…

Let’s Talk: Beginning a conversation with our readers

As the leader of a newsroom, I strive to be as transparent…

Ripples from the Oakland teacher strike

There is something about us humans that enjoys throwing a pebble into…

A more ‘just and compassionate’ approach to the homeless is needed

In response to the sweeps to confiscate tents without adequate shelter beds…

A legislative bargain on housing needs labor standards

The last time California produced housing in quantities commensurate with what industry…

Don’t ‘lock them up’

During the last presidential elections cries of “lock her up” energized the…

The recycling myth

I watched the conveyor belt whiz past and recognized the brand of…

After high-speed rail demise: Downtown SF to Downtown LA trains?

The U. S. Census counted 10 million Californians in 1950. Today the…

The European parliament has voted to protect vulnerable children — is California next?

I am a proud member of the intersex community, meaning I am…