Opinion

Questions emerge about legitimacy of museum leadership

For twenty one years, Diane “Dede” Wilsey has ruled the Fine Arts…

  • Jun 4, 2019

When it comes to juvenile hall, don’t end it, mend it

A plan to shut down the youth facility is ‘systemic racism masquerading as compassionate policy’

  • Jun 3, 2019

No bike share monopoly in San Francisco

Competition is good for riders

  • Jun 2, 2019

Roadless areas are nature’s climate solutions

Pristine areas must protected from relentless development

  • May 29, 2019

Offshore drilling poses an unnecessary, unacceptable economic risk

What would the Golden State be without our beautiful coast?

  • May 29, 2019

The children of incarcerated parents live in their own prison

Sending parents to prison imposes life-long consequences on their children. I know…

  • May 25, 2019

Invest in teacher housing for our students and communities

Facing a severe teacher attrition rate, San Francisco must address the housing…

  • May 22, 2019

Access to mental health care eludes too many San Franciscans

No one can deny that there is a visible mental health crisis…

  • May 21, 2019

When treatment means punishment

Coercion is not an improvement on incarceration

  • May 18, 2019

How our publications decide to quote — and protect — unnamed sources

Sometimes we assume our readers know where we draw the line in acquiring information for a story.

The Endangered Species Act is in danger

One in five animal species is threatened or endangered

  • May 17, 2019

Outsourcing is the new front in the war on workers

University of California increasingly using contractors to undermine unions

  • May 16, 2019

Rec and Park officials need to justify their call for higher fees

This Thursday the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission is expected to…

  • May 15, 2019

Children and nature: Increasing access to the world’s oldest miracle drug

For millennia, nature has fueled the creative fires of people from every…

  • May 15, 2019

Moms want urgent climate action, green new deal for Mother’s Day

Youth are not the only ones panicked about inheriting a livable world.…

  • May 11, 2019

Rethinking the SFMTA at 20

Before choosing a new director, officials should restructure The City’s transportation agency

  • May 9, 2019

New surveillance oversight law keeps communities safe and redefines tech leadership

Technology should work for the public good, not against it.

  • May 8, 2019

Tackling digital inequality in the tech capital of the world

We cannot continue to ignore the enormity of the digital divide

  • May 7, 2019

Letters to the editor: Transportation Chaos

Also: Vote them all out; A navigation center compromise; Put health over profits, and more…

  • May 5, 2019

California’s zombie 4 a.m. bar bill lacks justification

Arguments for California to allow alcohol sales until 4 a.m. stagger around…

  • May 4, 2019