Stories about Health

Politics on Tuesday: Deals on minimum wage, health-care accounts; something screwy going on with housing proposal

Supervisors London Breed and Mark Farrell worked with David Campos to craft a health-care bill that everyone could accept. By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

City Beat: Why can’t we have nice things?

By Tim Redmond JUNE 5, 2014 – More than two thirds of Americans think that "government must see to it that nobody is without food,...

Campos-Chiu contribution data shows real-estate, tech influences

David Chiu's donations total $822,000 so far By Tim Redmond The Anti-eviction Mapping Project has completed an analysis of campaign contributions to Assembly candidates David Campos...

Why SF City Planning can’t protect local industry from office encroachment: An alarming case study

By Zelda Bronstein MAY 29, 2014 -- At its May Day meeting, the San Francisco Planning Commission took a stand for blue-collar jobs, affordable housing,...

Ask the Bud Man: Where do they cook those edibles, anyway? Are they safe?

Dear Ngaio: Where are edibles made? I'm asking specifically about chocolate bars,cookies, brownies et al sold at medical cannabis dispensaries. Are they made in commercially...

The passing of the Mayor of Capp Street

By Stephany Ashley The intersection of 17th and Capp Streets is many things to many people. To many homeless folks, it’s a site of respite,...

Lawsuit could mandate local control for Lyft, UberX, and SideCar

By Tim Redmond A taxi association has filed a pair of legal appeals that could directly undermine the state’s decision to allow companies like Uber,...

Undocumented, uninsured, and in debt for life

By Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix Editor’s Note: California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For All Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all...

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race –...

Ask the bud man: State bills to regulate cannabis

By Ngaio Bealum Hey I hear there are two bills in California that would regulate the medical cannabis industry. Can you give me an update...