Conor Johnston

Proposition D would allow voters to elect an interim supervisor, if a seat became available. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposition D is all about democracy

Some people think we vote on too many things and especially so…

 

Sierra Club consistently focused on protecting environment, building community

In a recent op-ed in these pages, Supervisor London Breed’s chief of…

 

SF Sierra Club puts politics over the planet

SF Sierra Club puts politics over the planet

I bleed green. I started a company making biofuels, then another working…

 

Muni may not be perfect, but it keeps cars off the road and provides afforable transportation to many. (Courtesy Nathan Yergler, used under CC BY-SA 2.0)

Why Muni doesn’t suck

Complaining about Muni is like a civic pastime, right up there with…

Muni may not be perfect, but it keeps cars off the road and provides afforable transportation to many. (Courtesy Nathan Yergler, used under CC BY-SA 2.0)
A rainbow flag flies at half-mast above Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on June 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Reflecting on Orlando

The tragedy earlier this month in Orlando was not an outlier, not…

A rainbow flag flies at half-mast above Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on June 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco’s water supply relies upon the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the Tuolumne River. And like beer: We don’t buy it; we just rent it. (Courtesy photo)

San Francisco’s underground river

Ever hear that adage: “You don’t buy beer; you just rent it”?…

San Francisco’s water supply relies upon the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the Tuolumne River. And like beer: We don’t buy it; we just rent it. (Courtesy photo)
That Bon Jovi CD you’ve been hanging onto all these years belongs in the blue bin, with the other recyclables. (Courtesy photo)

Where does the garbage go?

It can be surprisingly confusing to throw something away in San Francisco.…

That Bon Jovi CD you’ve been hanging onto all these years belongs in the blue bin, with the other recyclables. (Courtesy photo)