Opinion

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…

Cut consumer health care costs in California

Health care was a top concern for consumers leading into the mid-term…

Sexual assault response should be centered around the needs of survivors

Over the past year, San Francisco’s response to sexual assault, particularly within…

To close the income gap, our city government must first lead by example

The City and County of San Francisco has long been known for…

Black America’s vanishing wealth is bad for all Americans

Want an impossible task? Try identifying the most disturbing trend in America…

Political activism crosses the line in California

Every parent makes agonizing health decisions for their child at crucial points…

Clipper Cove marina boondoggle is back

Over the holiday break the Mayor’s Office quietly submitted to the Board…

More YIMBY than NIMBY

San Francisco is often unfairly parodied as a haven for NIMBYs– a…