Nato Green

It’s time for the SF police union to bargain

You know how sometimes you have some esoteric technical knowledge, but people…

 

Scoop: Lena Dunham takes diet tips magazine cover to task

Lena Dunham had some pithy words for Us, which put her skinny…

 

Who do you believe, the Realtors or your own lying eyes?

On behalf of all San Francisco voters, I demand an apology for…

Negative campaign season in San Francisco

October means our interminable tedious campaign season is about to get ugly.…

Ahsha Safai’s distinguished record of not much

News site 48Hills recently reported something that would appear shifty if it…

The visible hand pulling strings in San Francisco (It’s money)

The dirty secret of political comedians is that most “political comedy” is…

The underwhelming candidacy of Joshua Arce

The Realtors, Airbnb and sundry like-minded oligarchs who govern San Francisco through…

Time to Bern the Senate

As of this writing, the Delphic Oracle of the millennium, Nate Silver,…

It could always be worse

When I was young, one of my favorite books was the Yiddish…

Declaring war on Brisbane

On a recent visit to Los Angeles for some fancy show business…

BerNato in the Mission

Now that the collective waterboarding of the primaries is behind us, I…

‘By right’ done wrong

Negotiations are underway in Sacramento over housing. Here’s what’s up. San Francisco…

San Francisco at the ramparts

I guess Ed Lee just hates the Dead Kennedys. And Santana. And…

Losing sleep for funk

In 1998, my lady and I were broke. I was working at…

The Sacramento Problem

In San Francisco, we contort ourselves crafting ambitious policies to solve problems…

Homelessness is like broccoli

As a kid, I disliked broccoli. I spread it around my plate…

Scalia’s death helped unions — until we join him

The overdue death of Antonin Scalia increased the chances that progressives Sandy…

A welcome letter to Super Bowl visitors in San Francisco

Dear Super Bowl visitors, If you are visiting San Francisco for the…

Disrupting disruption

When I was a kid, my grandparents rented a vacation home on…