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City of fire and resilience

I hear fire engines in the distance. With that, I am instantly…

For a prosperous future, the focus needs to be on education and talent

As a global economic powerhouse, San Francisco has experienced remarkable prosperity over…

Don't mislead youths on reproductive health

San Francisco takes many measures to educate and inform its young people…

Don’t let them silence the voice of the voters

The power of individual citizens to place measures before their fellow San…

SF appeal threatens protections for the disabled

A movement against police brutality has been steadily building in this country…

Working together as a city to fight racism, poverty and homelessness

This weekend, as we celebrate Martin Luther King Day, it is important…

Why Kaiser psych workers are striking

Even after state regulators fined Kaiser Permanente $4 million for systemically understaffing…

Let's show that our city really 'knows how'

One hundred years ago, the people of San Francisco came together to…

State needs solid drought solutions, not mindless bills

Northern California received a blessing of rain this December. The storms may…

State leads way on humane food with Prop. 2

On Jan. 1, Proposition 2 will take effect in California, requiring that…

Chamber could use a little sunshine itself

The record shows that the Chamber of Commerce and the big corporations…

Health care workers struggle with cost of living in SF

Elizabeth Cronin, a patient-care assistant for more than 12 years at Sutter…

Let the sun shine on supervisors

When it comes to crafting public policy, San Francisco has two worthy…

This season, let’s keep our money local

When it comes to shopping and dining, consumers always have unlimited options.…

Everyone has basic right to sleep, even homeless

In a recent protest against BART police arresting people sleeping tucked up…

CCSF trustees deserve to be reinstated now

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors will consider a plan to…

Eggnog latte activism

In the first week of November, Americans from all different races, religions…

SEIU-UHW sells out workers in battle over Proposition 45

Some of the strangest bedfellows in this political season are right here…

Caltrain needs more frequent trains

Imagine the furor and tumult that would reign if Muni, BART, and…

Business, City Hall must work together for transit success

San Francisco's economy has added more than 70,000 jobs since 2010, spurred…