Election 2020

The journey of Stacey Abrams, a Democratic politician from Georgia and voting rights advocate, is covered in the lively, crucial documentary “All In: The Fight for Democracy.” (Courtesy Amazon Studios)
The journey of Stacey Abrams, a Democratic politician from Georgia and voting rights advocate, is covered in the lively, crucial documentary “All In: The Fight for Democracy.” (Courtesy Amazon Studios)
City rules allowing small business permits to be held up by appeals and paperwork can cause months of delays and cost thousands of dollars. (Shutterstock)

How can we rebuild our economy, if we make it this hard to sell ice cream?

Proposition H would give businesses confidence in opening, and the flexibility they need to survive

City rules allowing small business permits to be held up by appeals and paperwork can cause months of delays and cost thousands of dollars. (Shutterstock)
The time has come to view Uber and Lyft as what they really are — cab companies on crack. Courtesy photo

I Drive SF: San Francisco will always get the taxi service it deserves

As rideshare companies face increased regulation, voters will weigh in on what they want

The time has come to view Uber and Lyft as what they really are — cab companies on crack. Courtesy photo
Misguided protesters fighting for supposed freedom during the pandemic are putting other people at risk. (Courtesy photo)

Broke-Ass Stuart: Our individualism is killing us

We can survive only by thinking about what benefits the most people, not what feels fun

Misguided protesters fighting for supposed freedom during the pandemic are putting other people at risk. (Courtesy photo)
(Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City prepares for increase in vote-by-mail ballots

Officials with the San Francisco Department of Elections on Monday morning unveiled…

(Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s imperative that anyone in favor of maintaining democracy vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, pictured campaigning in Delaware on Aug. 12. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Tribune News Service)

I’m a lifelong progressive voting for Joe Biden — here’s why

A Trump win threatens democracy not just in the U.S., but across the world

It’s imperative that anyone in favor of maintaining democracy vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, pictured campaigning in Delaware on Aug. 12. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Tribune News Service)
Shyamala Gopalan Harris, left, pictured with her daughter in 2007 in Kamala Harris’ memoir, set an example and paved the way for her child’s future in public service and as a proud woman of color. (Courtesy Kamala Harris)

In Brown Type: Kamala Harris’ mother was also a trailblazer

Shyamala Gopalan Harris came from India at 19 to chart an impressive career in the U.S.

Shyamala Gopalan Harris, left, pictured with her daughter in 2007 in Kamala Harris’ memoir, set an example and paved the way for her child’s future in public service and as a proud woman of color. (Courtesy Kamala Harris)
Eviction (Shutterstock)

The Board of Supervisors must close the COVID-19 eviction moratorium loophole

Many San Francisco renters are struggling to make ends meet during the…

Eviction (Shutterstock)
Things people read online can be as dangerous as the coronavirus. (Courtesy Annie Spratt)

The conspiracy theories that are killing Americans

Take a moment to see the source of your information

Things people read online can be as dangerous as the coronavirus. (Courtesy Annie Spratt)
A Caltrain locomotive sits in its bay at the Caltrain station at Fourth and Townsend streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA Board passes ‘clean’ sales tax ballot measure to fund Caltrain

After a weeks-long impasse, tri-county leadership appears to have reached a compromise

A Caltrain locomotive sits in its bay at the Caltrain station at Fourth and Townsend streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speak during the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Detroit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speak during the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Detroit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)