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Small businesses shaping our city’s future

Every day across San Francisco, small-business owners and their employees are shaping…

Pass Prop. B to give voters a voice in the future of our waterfront

We only have one San Francisco waterfront, and once it’s gone it’s…

Prop. B measure will hurt SF housing, affordability

Affordability is a top concern of San Franciscans as costs, especially of…

Groundwater will be critical supply for drought and emergencies

The article “Tap water to be a little less pure” in Thursday’s…

Bill is wrong path for medical marijuana

Senate Bill 1262 was introduced to the state Senate on Feb. 21…

Getting ready for tomorrow’s emergency today

Friday marks the 108th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire in…

Mayor’s San Francisco doesn’t work for everyone

San Francisco needs a raise — and a mayor who is committed…

Common-sense solutions can resolve primary-care shortage

Congress should reauthorize and fully fund nurse practitioner residencies in primary care…

Don't be fooled by the new SAT

Recently, the College Board announced that it was making big changes to…

SF’s earthquake safety requirements will be detrimental for private schools

The March 10 article celebrating Mayor Ed Lee’s introduction of a law…

We can create a more walkable city

Whether you drove a car, got on your bike or took Muni…

Partners in oversight assure quality in our colleges

There has been increased discussion about ensuring the quality of American higher…

Caltrain and California High-Speed Rail: A partnership to improve rail service along the Peninsula

By 2019, Peninsula communities will be connected with electrified Caltrain service that…

Time for teens across the state to Kick Butts

Every day, more than 1,200 Americans die from smoking-related causes — and…

St. Patrick’s Day events should be inclusive like SF's

St. Patrick's Day parades have been wrought with controversy in two of…

Minimum wage is no silver bullet for affordability

San Francisco is facing a problem of affordability. The City’s median home…

Poll finds few in favor of Delta tunnel project aimed at bolstering water imports to Southern California

As top state water officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday on the status of…

High-speed rail should stay the course like the Golden Gate Bridge project did

As the radio and newspapers chronicle Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reversal of…

Classrooms, not courtrooms: SF resolution takes aim at school to prison pipeline

Last year, my office handled 4,500 court appearances for kids accused of…

Vision Zero: Working together to save lives on the road

Twenty-five people died last year while walking or biking in San Francisco.…