Opinion

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

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