Stories about Health

Don’t be a Stanford asshole

David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 -- Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made...

Mayor Lee’s failed housing policies — and how we can demand change in 2015

The mayor's State of the City address stressed housing -- but his actual record is dismal and his proposals won't work   By Calvin Welch JANUARY 15,...

Kaboom! The plan to blow up Candlestick — and the health impacts on the neighborhood

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 7, 2015 – Stand outside of Shirley Moore’s front door and you can see Candlestick Park – easily. The empty stadium...

Heat it up: the year in SF nightlife 2014

Bhangra, Balkan, homohop, highlife, Motown, underground: Despite the city's homogenizing threats, the SF nightlife scene remained diverse and fantastic. BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR House, techno, disco,...

Undocumented residents can give organs — but not receive them

By Viji Sundaram  SAN PABLO, DECEMBER 5 – Without treatment to replace her failing kidneys, Olga knows she will die. The 37-year-old single mother is desperate...

Should the city’s retirement system invest in hedge funds? It’s a serious issue

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2014 – The California Public Employees Retirement System, the largest pension fund in the country, announced this fall that it...

Could there be a Grand Bargain solution to the housing crisis?

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 1, 2014 -- You talk about housing in this city, you get lots of response. And when you suggest something as...

Oh great. Now the housing crisis can’t be solved. And the tech folks are afraid to talk in public

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 20, 2014 – You know the housing crisis in San Francisco has gone from insane to absurd when the City Planning...

Kaiser is big, rich, and can afford to meet the nurses’ union demands

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – The two-day strike by nurses at Kaiser attracted a fair amount of news coverage – and forced the...

Big hospitals get tax breaks for community benefits — but don’t earn them

Editor’s note: As Kaiser nurses walk the picket lines (we will be reporting more on the strike later this week) it’s worth noting that...