Stories about Health

Could SF tax new IPO wealth?

Sup. Gordon Mar is raising the issue -- and asking about how to make sure the tech companies pay for the impacts they are having on the city.

Cops continue homeless sweeps, even in the cold rain

Tents are still being confiscated despite dangerous weather, police official admits at public hearing.

Has Breed made an impact on homelessness?

The mayor brags that 1,000 people have left the streets since she took office. The real numbers are a bit more complicated.

When our bodies break down

On the dark journey through illness or injury, we meet a stranger we’ve known all along: our self.

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.

Supes close to deal on budget ‘windfall’

Mar offers plan to fund teacher raises, and it appears the progressive supes are going along, setting up a confrontation with the mayor.

Puff: The best weed to help you sleep

Our cannabis sage offers the latest facts, findings, and products that could help you rest.

Debate over $185 million windfall begins this week

Mayor, supes have some competing priorities for money from education fund. Plus a vacancy tax -- and why we need it. That's The Agenda for Feb. 4-11.

Screen Grabs: IndieFest, Godard’s latest, and a Jeff Goldblum smorgasbord

Plus: Brazil takes on environmental crisis in an animated feature — does it work?