editorials

S.F. wise to look to own land to ease housing crisis

One issue facing San Francisco when it comes to new development is…

S.F. can vastly improve direction of next America’s Cup if city wins bid

About halfway through the 34th America's Cup finals this past summer, Oracle…

Last 49ers game in Candlestick a loss for all of The City

Much of the recent focus on Candlestick Park has been on what…

San Francisco makes smart move to boost another thriving industry

In the past few years, there has been a growing industry in…

SF must have minimum-wage conversation

The conversation about raising San Francisco’s minimum wage will be tricky —…

San Francisco must address housing, not bicker

San Francisco has a housing crisis. On top of the increases in…

Sasha Fleishman sets example in aftermath of bus attack

Sasha Fleischman should be a role model for everyone. The 18-year-old, who…

Presidio Trust is right to take time for Crissy Field project decision

The Presidio Trust has to make an important decision about the future…

BART needs to fess up for ‘error,’ contain fallout

What BART management calls a pricey error in the recently approved deal…

Expansion of SF oversize vehicle ban needs to come with homeless outreach services

The good news: The ban on oversize vehicles parking on certain streets…

Graffiti vandals should pay for cleanup costs

Graffiti is a costly, enduring problem in San Francisco. Taggers have marked…

Police unit dealing with dangerous dogs needs to remain

The math regarding dogs in San Francisco is staggering: There are an…

8 Washington vote wasn’t a rebuke of Warriors plan

San Francisco voters had a chance to weigh in on the 8…

West Coast pact on climate sends the right message

This week, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington and a top…

Presidio Exchange, not George Lucas' museum, is best for Presidio

George Lucas, the Bay Area resident best known for creating "Star Wars,"…

BART strikes show importance of transit system to Bay Area

There have been many lessons learned over the past few months from…

Ballot-box planning is bad for S.F.; vote ‘no’ on Props. B and C

The fight over the 8 Washington St. development project on The Embarcadero…

Prop. D could help S.F. battle drug price increases

Voters have a chance this November to urge San Francisco to help…

S.F. Examiner endorsement for District 4 supervisor, assessor-recorder, city attorney, treasurer

Katy Tang for District 4 supervisor The Sunset district often is wrongly…

Support Prop. A to help ensure fiscal stability

Politicians and officials have notoriously kicked the can down the road on…