Stories about Health

The attack on SoMa, part two: Why is this happening, anyway?

By Zelda Bronstein In a story that’s become somewhat legendary of late, David Talbot, founder of Salon.com, asked whether San Francisco could survive the tech...

Transparency is key to City College future

By Li Lovett FEB. 21, 2004 -- A student I advised at City College of San Francisco said to me recently, echoing the experience of...

Politics on Wednesday: Tony Kelly files, Ammiano fights for Healthy SF … and the rock band that makes (much)...

(So, I was up in Sacramento on the tenant bus yesterday. This week, the Politics on Tuesday Column is called Politics on Wednesday.) FEB. 19,...

Some real lessons on homelessness

By Tim Redmond Sup. Mark Farrell has an issue: Nine years after San Francisco launched its Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, the supervisor...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how...

End homelessness! There’s an app for that!

The new CEO of the company once run by Gregory Gopman – he of the now-famous homeless-hating rant – wants to solve the problems...

Supes hear how nasty and awful soda is

      My son had a class in high school today about alcohol, something we never had when I was growing up. Back then, you learned...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...