Opinion

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,…

To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food system

By Kathleen Rogers and Dr. Shenggen Fan The way we produce, consume…

Will the real presidential candidate for Asian Americans please show up?

Given that Andrew Yang, the first Chinese American presidential candidate, and Senator…

What I learned from living through the unthinkable

When I was in college decades ago, I found myself feeling a similar mix of grief, shame and disbelief.

Banning assault rifles isn’t the answer. It’s not even a first step.

By Juddson Taube The shootings are coming so fast now, you have…

The district attorney has a role to play in protecting tenants

By Chesa Boudin and Jennifer Fieber San Francisco is in the midst…

The anatomy of a young man’s rage

About a year ago, I met a twenty-something man, whom I’m going to call Z, who talked to me about his rage.

We have a plan. The time to act on reparations is now.

Finally. It only took 150 years, but at last a substantive, realistic,…

Sick of gerrymandering? Join California’s redistricting commission

Panel seeks to end political rigging of voting districts

  • Jul 31, 2019

Researchers set out to map San Francisco’s past

Researchers plan to virtually re-construct the ecology and hydrology of San Francisco pre-European contact

More salmon hatcheries will not help killer whales or Chinook

By Misty MacDuffee, Nick Gayeski and Chris Genovali In both British Columbia…

  • Jul 30, 2019

Continuing San Francisco’s community development legacy

New housing leadership brings a new opportunity for responsiveness and transparency

  • Jul 30, 2019

Joining the SF Homeless Project to inspire solutions

The visibility of the problem inspires some to seek solutions, but it makes others overwhelmed, frustrated or worse, complacent.

When our elections fail, so does our democracy

Future elections will be under attack until we develop secure, transparent voting systems

  • Jul 23, 2019

Affordable homes for educators and families NOW

What does it take to afford to live in San Francisco in…

  • Jul 21, 2019

GLIDE’s passionate voice for justice

In the face of resurgent anti-LGBTQ discrimination, SF needs civil rights leadership more than ever

  • Jul 18, 2019

How best to invest in clean air

By Bill Quinn and Joe Lyou When the leaders of one of…

  • Jul 18, 2019

Getting the downtown extension back on track

Connecting the 78-mile long Caltrain line via a 1.3 mile extension to…

  • Jul 16, 2019