editorials

Drakes Bay site belongs to public, not a company

Few stretches of unspoiled coastline in the United States are protected so…

President is right to hold out for more comprehensive immigration reform

Immigration reform is an innately thorny subject. It forces lawmakers to balance…

New SFUSD food provider is good start for healthier options

Students in the San Francisco Unified School District are primarily served meals…

Keep our election funding in line

Before appointed caretaker Mayor Ed Lee had announced his intention to run…

Landfill contract for San Francisco requires closer inspection

Opponents believed several things stunk about San Francisco’s deal to haul its…

Reform of building appeals must preserve right of community to respond to finished project

Building projects in San Francisco must withstand a painful approval process. In…

SFUSD needs aid to ensure that teens graduate high school

Thousands of San Francisco students do not have the courses they need…

Court should affirm same-sex marriage on the national level

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide soon whether the justices…

Disclosures regarding smoking in apartments would be a good next step

San Francisco has been aggressive in recent few years about ensuring that…

Congress cannot push schools off fiscal cliff

It is time for people who are concerned about education funding cuts…

Blaze ignites passion for Muni

For many San Franciscans, complaining about Muni is akin to talking about…

City government should brace for coming fiscal cliff

Celebrations of the outcome of Tuesday’s elections didn’t last too long before…

Lee, board must pull together to solve big issues

This election season wasn’t the most offensive, but it produced the usual…

Democrats have no excuses with supermajorities

Democrats in California might possibly have pulled off a feat not accomplished…

Online voter registration a start, but reform must continue

This is the first year that Californians have been able to register…

BART escalators should be part of Market overhaul

It has become clear that the BART escalators in San Francisco, and…

Nudity ban is a sensible proposal

San Francisco is often considered to be a city where anything goes.…

Prop. 30 will aid state, despite naysayers' lies

As the days tick down to Election Day next week, the repercussions…

San Francisco’s lawmakers among Capitol’s most independent

San Francisco’s state lawmakers are firmly Democratic, and there is hardly any…

Political contributions need to be unmasked

A group in Arizona has dumped $11 million into California to oppose…