Opinion

The City needs a Homelessness Oversight Commission to provide accountability, transparency

By Matt Haney 2,285. That’s how many more people are unhoused in…

  • Jul 14, 2019

Keep those slaves on that wall!

We can tell the truth about our history and still respect student demands to remove Washington mural

  • Jul 12, 2019

The City needs to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to teacher housing

By Susan Solomon Across California, school districts are leveraging their underutilized land…

  • Jul 11, 2019

Kaiser executives need to change their priorities

Mental health clinicians in SF have called a one-day strike to press management for more resources

  • Jul 8, 2019

Affordable housing bond must include funding for fire victims

By Gabriel Medina This Tuesday, July 9, the mayor and Board of…

  • Jul 7, 2019

Infill housing for Outside Lands

Investments in affordable housing must include The City’s western neighborhoods

  • Jul 7, 2019

City College budget is a victory for inclusion

At City College of San Francisco, we celebrate inclusion, diversity, and opening…

  • Jul 3, 2019

Legislature should support sustainable funding to build affordable housing

SB 5 and AB 10 would give cities and counties new tools, funding for low-income projects

  • Jul 1, 2019

San Francisco vaping ban will disproportionately impact the black community

I grew up in Inglewood, California and as easily as I can…

  • Jun 30, 2019

Reading the logic behind the tariffs and trade war

By Wang Donghua With the trade tension between China and the U.S.…

  • Jun 27, 2019

Don’t whitewash history

Historic murals depict uncomfortable truths about our nation’s past

  • Jun 24, 2019

Has the SF SPCA lost its way?

When I started volunteering for the SF SPCA in 2003 the private…

  • Jun 23, 2019

Time for landlord licensing in San Francisco

A proactive approach will deter misconduct and protect tenants

  • Jun 19, 2019

Survivors of sexual assault deserve better

By Suzy Loftus Two years ago, a woman in San Francisco who…

  • Jun 18, 2019

DA’s office should do more to protect immigrants from Trump administration

San Francisco’s District Attorney should lead the resistance to the Trump administration’s…

  • Jun 18, 2019

Doing good without realizing it

There’s a homeless man I see every day during my commute to The City.

San Francisco isn’t dying, but it is at a crossroads

If you have an hour to spare I highly recommend a YouTube…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Traffic isn’t the only issue with Uber and Lyft

“When a group of USF graduate students released a study on local transportation in May, the headlines blared: Students Propose Free Muni! SF Must Eliminate Muni Fares, Say Students!

  • Jun 11, 2019

San Francisco’s housing bond is a big down payment for affordable housing

The affordability crisis demands a greater level of public investment

  • Jun 5, 2019

Are you starving?

Fasting for Ramadan brings greater awareness of self and others

  • Jun 4, 2019