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San Mateo County Transit District is moving tens of millions annually

Forty-seven million. Whether by bus or train, shuttle or paratransit, there were…

Airbnb helps, not hurts, SF housing shortage

San Francisco is in the midst of a housing shortage, fueled by…

Climate-change costs: Unaddressed at our peril

As the academic director of the University of Southern California Schwarzenegger Institute,…

Passing Prop. B would be a blunder for S.F.

Should San Francisco cut $22 million from police, parks, street cleaning, homeless…

Developers breaking Transbay deal promises

During my 10-year career in City Hall, I saw no single project…

Raising minimum wage will only be beneficial to Big Labor interests

This November, San Francisco could become the next city on the West…

A Labor Day tribute to those who choose to serve in Job Corps

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson made good on his promise of…

Celebrate the American worker with more progressive pay laws

On Labor Day, we celebrate the American worker -- but this year,…

Human-rights issues surround S.F. convention

Doctors from around the world descended upon San Francisco for the World…

Williams’ death sends message that can save lives

As most of America now knows, Robin Williams struggled with depression. He…

SF schools to top charts with help from tech

San Francisco ranks No. 1 out of every major metropolitan city for…

Open letter to Uber’s CEO from SF taxis

Editor's note: The following is an open letter from DeSoto Cab driver…

Surgical training legislation threatens patient safety

On behalf of ourselves and our counterparts at Loma Linda University (Michael…

BART police’s latest tactic targets vulnerable people

If in hearing about the latest attempts to clear out evacuation routes…

SF’s economic comeback is sustainable

The late Bill Walsh, one of the most revered Bay Area sports…

Time to tie pay to Muni’s on-time performance

Jerry Brown had a great idea: The people who run Muni should…

Protect honeybees, nature’s migrant workers

Why do we care about honeybees? Just browse the produce section of…

My heart, home is not in S.F. anymore

"Mommy, there are so many trees here!" I looked into the back…

Residents in all neighborhoods stand up for SF

In three elections over the last two years, San Franciscans from every…

Marriage is no safe haven from abuse

I work at W.O.M.A.N. Inc., an anti-domestic violence agency in San Francisco.…