editorial

Speaking for the trees

Just in time for the holidays, our front page brings news of…

 

Thankful but inspired to do more

It’s the time of year when we all say the seasonal line:…

 

Road bond will save San Francisco from budget reality

Given the sorry state of San Francisco’s streets, it’s not surprising that…

 

IRS flubs show feds can’t protect your data

Here’s a distressing thought to start your week: Unauthorized IRS bureaucrats can…

Clear need for supercommittee transparency

When Senate and House negotiators crafted their deal to create the so-called…

Keystone oil pipeline is a major opportunity

President Barack Obama lamented recently that Americans have “lost our ambition, our…

Endorsements: Tuesday election will determine San Francisco’s future

The observation that “Democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on…

Do not threaten Freedom of Information Act

It’s not often that the liberal American Civil Liberties Union and conservative…

Energy Department OKs more suspect loans

President Barack Obama has learned nothing from the widening scandal surrounding the…

One man’s dream, most Americans’ nightmare

Scary realities about Obamacare keep seeping out. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

Krueger pick means more failed economics

President Barack Obama’s selection Monday of Princeton economist Alan B. Krueger to…

America is owed an accurate Obamacare cost

It now appears as if Obamacare might force millions of middle-class Americans…

Pulling the ‘Parent Trigger’ to save failing schools

One of the better slogans to come out of the 1960s was…

San Francisco program leads to whistle-blowing in the wind

San Francisco’s Whistleblower Complaints Program has uncovered and corrected many instances of…

City should accept $1.1 billion for new hospital

For six years, San Francisco officials have been playing hard-to-get over a…

Legislature should ctrl+alt+delete Internet tax

Internet users used to be greeted by a voice announcing, “You’ve got…

Another ‘kick the can down the road’ budget

Don’t look now, but Gov. Jerry Brown is morphing into Arnold Schwarzenegger…

Toying with a worthy SF homeless program

Care Not Cash has been The City’s keystone homeless transition program since…

What San Francisco needs from Muni's next boss

It seems fair to say that the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s…

Suspect in senseless gang murder should have been deported

It would seem San Francisco doesn’t need to bother declaring itself a…