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How to enroll in a San Francisco public school

Last month, we sent out offer letters to 14,500 families who applied…

 

Schools need teachers; teachers need housing

Last year, as the rate of unfair evictions in San Francisco rose…

 

Tasers will only short-circuit path to true police reform

In response to President Barack Obama’s 21st Century Task Force on Policing,…

 

(Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

The time has come to rebuild BART

When BART was built in the late 1960s, it was the most…

(Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

It’s time to regulate shuttles in San Francisco

Employer-provided commuter shuttles have existed in the Bay Area for decades. But…

Prop. D policies set bad precedent

Let’s set the record straight on the Sierra Club’s opposition to Proposition…

Like-kind property exchanges are key for business

I’ve been in the real estate business in California for nearly four…

Fong: Protecting Chinatown is no partisan agenda

In recent weeks, through stories in The San Francisco Examiner and the…

Keep Out: Pepper spray in juvenile hall

San Francisco has for years embraced a model of juvenile detention prioritizing…

Griffiths: Even in high-tech SF, there is a digital divide

When I was pregnant with my son, I was able to use…

Circle the Schools gives SF students the tools they need to succeed

The 57,000 students who attend schools in the San Francisco Unified School…

Wiener: With rejection of Mission moratorium, let’s move forward with solutions

On Tuesday night, the Board of Supervisors rejected a moratorium on new…

Closing the racial gap in education

The year 2015 may forever | be remembered as the year of…

Endangered Species Act is under attack

Several years ago I moved to San Francisco and discovered San Bruno…

Homeless can aid solution to plight

Callaway underscores a basic problem with our city's homeless policy for the…

S.F. Democrats should support Campos moratorium

At the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee's meeting tonight, our local…

Carranza: Special recognition for outstanding SFUSD graduates

The last day of the school year is Friday, which means thousands…

Displacement by numbers

Let’s start with a few figures. • $3,830: The net monthly earnings…

Body cam oversight crucial for success

As San Francisco and communities across the country grapple with ways to…

Keeping our youth active in summer

As a father of two daughters growing up in San Francisco, I…