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Juan Pardo/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe Balboa Reservoir is land The City is considering selling for development.

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

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

Juan Pardo/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe Balboa Reservoir is land The City is considering selling for development.

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…

Thomas Mendoza/2011 AP file photoWith the 49ers moving to Santa Clara

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

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

Thomas Mendoza/2011 AP file photoWith the 49ers moving to Santa Clara

San Francisco makes smart move to boost another thriving industry

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

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF must have minimum-wage conversation

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

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
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San Francisco must address housing, not bicker

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

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Sasha Fleischman

Sasha Fleishman sets example in aftermath of bus attack

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

Sasha Fleischman

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

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

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photoIf BART’s board of directors rejects the agreed-upon labor deal today

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

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

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photoIf BART’s board of directors rejects the agreed-upon labor deal today
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File photoThe Board of Supervisors passed a ban on oversize vehicles parking overnight on certain streets

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…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File photoThe Board of Supervisors passed a ban on oversize vehicles parking overnight on certain streets
EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERLondon Breed is proposing that vandals should pay to clean up their marks.

Graffiti vandals should pay for cleanup costs

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

EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERLondon Breed is proposing that vandals should pay to clean up their marks.
Evan DuCharme/S.F. Examiner file photoA volunteer works with a dog up for adoption at Animal Care and Control.

Police unit dealing with dangerous dogs needs to remain

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

Evan DuCharme/S.F. Examiner file photoA volunteer works with a dog up for adoption at Animal Care and Control.
COURTESY RENDERINGThe proposed Warriors arena will be up for voter approval.

8 Washington vote wasn’t a rebuke of Warriors plan

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

COURTESY RENDERINGThe proposed Warriors arena will be up for voter approval.
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West Coast pact on climate sends the right message

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

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Courtesy ImageThe proposed George Lucas museum would be a good project for San Francisco

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

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

Courtesy ImageThe proposed George Lucas museum would be a good project for San Francisco

BART strikes show importance of transit system to Bay Area

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

courtesy RenderingA rendering of the proposed 8 Washington project.

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…

courtesy RenderingA rendering of the proposed 8 Washington project.
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Prop. D could help S.F. battle drug price increases

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

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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…