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Golden Gate Park fields for kids from all neighborhoods

When was the last time your kids played ball in Golden Gate…

Gratitude to S.F.’s first responders

In recent weeks, our first responder system has come under fire, landed…

Mental illness shouldn’t be a crime in S.F.

When your father is going into a diabetic coma, you call the…

Cop body cameras would be a beneficial watchdog

The most revolutionary police equipment isn't made of Kevlar. It cannot break…

Vote yes on Prop. G to stabilize our neighborhoods

Evictions and soaring housing costs are rapidly changing and destabilizing our neighborhoods…

Why major insurers won’t cover Uber, Lyft drivers

As ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to expand in cities…

Changing historic facade a bad idea

A recent David Binder poll shows only 36 percent of San Franciscans…

State leading the charge on electric-vehicle growth

California is the international bellwether for technological innovation and the green economy:…

BART’s Fleet of the Future leaves some behind

BART has long had an arms-length relationship with the Bay Area's disability…

Passing Prop. G will not help housing crisis

As a small-business owner and as someone who has rented in San…

Let’s reclaim The City’s troubled Civic Center

The U.N. Plaza Friday Night Market has proved a huge success. Yes,…

A reasonable Airbnb plan for The City

After two years of intense work and countless hours of public testimony,…

Positive moral implications of sharing home

Today, the Board of Supervisors will consider legislation to legalize home-sharing. While…

Mortgage-seizure idea: A solution in search of a problem?

If you own a home in San Francisco, or one day would…

Passing Prop. A will keep The City’s transit moving

The list of positive attributes and amenities that we San Franciscans enjoy…

City Hall is in dire need of some fresh air

I love walking into City Hall. My spirit lifts as I approach…

New civic approach emerges in the shadows of Twitter

A small but vibrant industry is changing the way governments, elected officials…

City funds would improve the lives of homeless children

Late last month, one Wednesday night, two large families spent the greater…

Don’t have faith in Prop. A funding direction

Randy Shaw, in a Sept. 11 op-ed piece in The San Francisco…

For a better Muni and safer streets, vote yes on Proposition B

Proposition B is a common-sense measure to improve our transportation system by…