The Senate is setting a dangerous precedent for the treatment of Supreme Court nominees. Its action reflects an increasingly partisan process for confirming judicial appointments that threatens our justice system and its ability to respond to citizens' needs.
This week is the third annual Latino Conservation Week, a chance for Latinos all across the country to demonstrate their passion for enjoying and protecting public lands. Few places is that passion more evident than here in California.
Covering up a bit more than usual at the beach while your wife or sister is beautifully covered is a wonderful form of solidarity. It's also a great form of modesty. Your wife or sister will appreciate it.
Corine Woodley, mother of the Baton Rouge police shooter Gavin Eugene Long, in an EXCLUSIVE conversation shares revealing details unknown until now about her troubled son.
In June, President Obama signed landmark legislation to ensure the safety of commercial chemicals found in countless everyday products from furniture to clothing to cleaning supplies.
To know San Francisco today, to live here, to work here, is to bear witness to a growing inequality, a divergence in economic fortunes and real incomes.
I have so much to be grateful for. So much! I want to show my gratitude by inspiring you to dream the biggest dream you possibly can, and then work for it.
Part of me wants the madness. Part of me wants the chaos, to watch this entire farce descend into the dark and overturned cars.
Strong, opinionated women, like "The Notorious RBG," are always criticized. She spoke what many people already feel about the utterly unqualified Donald Trump. Her comments deserve a deeper analysis beyond subjective punditry or sanctimonious Tweets.
I am an only child, but I have always had a fourth family member living with me, my mom, and my dad. No, it wasn’t another human or a pet, it was a pager. I grew up with first responder parents. My father is a volunteer firefighter and...
Natural disasters are, and will be, the main undoing of California's power structure. Climate change is already impacting the grid, due to significant shifts in temperature and weather patterns.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Leticia Urrutia's DACA renewal is coming up in October, a month before the presidential elections. "I was like, 'What am I going to do?'" the 23-year-old native of Mexico said at a recent media roundtable in San Francisco. Urrutia is a recipient of Deferred Action...
The Civil Rights Movement made enormous progress in changing our laws, but the trouble still remains in our hearts. There is still too much hatred and distrust in our communities.
When you've been raised in a locker room and eventually become a part of society, it doesn't feel like reality. Much like coming out of prison, everything feels different. There's really no way to prepare for it.
In the final hours of MLB All-Star voting, Brandon Belt made the team for the first time in his career. Joining his teammates, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey and Johnny Cueto, the Giants' presence remains big since claiming their first MLB World Series back in 2010.
Notes From a Dive Bar,
San Francisco News
Tonight's bartending is like the stock market. From the opening bell, I'm bullish on cheery bonhomie. Financials are rewarded, the tip jar stuffed with dollars. I spear two fat olives, instead of the usual one, on a toothpick for each martini; a green...
It's an old story that building a more inclusive startup economy, particularly within the technology space, is badly needed.
George W. Bush,
For the past seven years, the British government has done something the Obama administration opted against, mounting a painstaking official inquiry into the origins and conduct of the Iraq War.
In many ways, the history of the LGBT community is a history of battling invisibility. Since the dawn of time, society has tried to make us invisible. We gained strength as a community only by shedding that invisibility, coming out, and proudly saying who we are.
This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on an NRA-backed bill that would do nothing to actually prevent gun sales to known or suspected terrorists. Candidly, it's unbelievable and inexcusable that Republicans are finding more ways to block Congress from keeping guns away from these dangerous individuals.