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Keep state’s movie magic going strong with new bill

More than 100 years ago, 467 feet of silent black-and-white film became…

Laura’s Law can help decriminalize mental illness

Mental illness is not a crime. Assisted outpatient treatment, also known as…

School’s out so let’s get tech in the classroom

Students in the San Francisco Unified School District recently started their summer…

City College’s board of trustees should be restored

At its meeting next week, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors…

Keeping California high-speed rail on track

California high-speed rail was given a strong vote of confidence last month…

Support needed for The City’s recyclers

San Francisco loves recycling. We have a zero percent waste goal by…

Expand water access in SF schools

Remember those traditional white school water fountains, often a bit dirty or…

Stand up for lung health and against lung cancer

Every five minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with…

Building a healthy living plan for a growing Bay Area

During my morning commute from Oakland to San Francisco, I walk through…

Request for environmental report on SF shuttles is not anti-tech

Let's get the record straight: Plaintiffs in the lawsuit against San Francisco's…

Lucas Cultural Arts Museum belongs in SF

George Lucas has made an indelible impact on San Francisco and the…

Save CCSF Coalition asserts that the ACCJC is a failed institution and supports call for new leadership

The recent flurry of exchanges among U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the U.S.…

Anti-tech activists are picking wrong target

Imagine you wanted new bike lanes in your town. You find that…

City’s 911 dispatch still safe, reliable

On May 13, The San Francisco Examiner ran a front-page story with…

Hepatitis C testing is critical to stopping a silent epidemic

More than 500,000 Californians are infected with hepatitis C, yet the vast…

Elder care bill needed, but AB 2171 is not it

I am a Stanford and Harvard-trained geriatric specialist practicing in the San…

Jobs program gives teens head start

Last summer, Terek, an 18-year-old San Francisco native, was hired for his…

Vote no on Prop. B or the city will lose

There's no denying that Proposition B sounds good -- until you know…

Give LGBT businesses an equal chance

California’s economy is the eighth-largest in the world, rivaling countries such as…

Nature program wasting millions to kill trees

San Francisco likes to proclaim it leads the way in environmental sensitivity.…