Columnists and News reporters

Jeff Adachi / Setting the Record Straight

Oct 2011 Prop D: The Better Solution to Pension Reform
Mar 2011 Wisconsin Events Don't Affect Pension Reform
Feb 2011 Fixing Our City's Broken Pension System
Dec 2010 Next Steps in City Pension Reform
Oct 2010 Escalating Pension and Healthcare Costs
Sep 2010 The Facts About Healthcare Under Prop B
Jun 2010 SF's Broken Pension System Is Breaking You
Mar 2010 Why San Franciscans Must Support Pension Reform
Dec 2009 Solving San Francisco's Budget Problems
Nov 2009 Prop A: Local Budget Measure Falls Short Of True Reform
Jun 2009 Mayor's Cuts are Taxpayors' Disaster

Hank Basayne / On the Plus Side

May 2011 FAREWELL TO HENRY SHERMAN BASAYNE
Feb 2011 Why I'm (Almost) Fearless
Dec 2010 Vanity's End
Nov 2010 Dying Young
Oct 2010 Lars Didn't Do It
Sep 2010 My Superior Forgettery
Jul 2010 Conversations With the Other Me
Jun 2010 Hope Springs Internal!
May 2010 Getting To Know You
Apr 2010 Getting Ready
Mar 2010 I NEVER Exaggerate
Feb 2010 MEridian 7-1212 or POpcorn
Dec 2009 Out With the New In With the Old
Nov 2009 Two Threads
Oct 2009 What I know For Sure
Sep 2009 Flotsom & Jetsam & Me
Jul 2009 Nothing to Be Done
Jun 2009 Save It or Spend It?
May 2009 Never Mind
Apr 2009 Unexpected Detour
Mar 2009 When We Don't Know What To Do
Feb 2009 Pink Feathers
Dec 2008 Fly on the Wall
Oct 2008 In a Very Strange Land
Sep 2008 Can a Victim Be Responsible?
Jul 2008 The Slough of Despond
Jun 2008 Some of us are taller than others
May 2008 Don't Remember Mama
Apr 2008 The moment that is not yet
Mar 2008 We'll never be best friends
Feb 2008 Who am I, really?
Dec 2007 The impatient patient
Nov 2007 Dying Young

Best of the Net

June 2012 Part II Willie Brown's Money Machine | Larry Bush, citireport.com
May 2012 Willie Brown's Money Machine | Larry Bush, citireport.com
Mar 2012 DA Gascon Has Dropped Hundreds of Domestic Violence Cases, Denies Records Exist | Larry Bush, citireport.com
Apr 2012 City Enters Uncharted Territory in Mirkarimi Case | Matt Smith, baycitizen.org
Mar 2012 DA Gascon Has Dropped Hundreds of Domestic Violence Cases, Denies Records Exist | Larry Bush, citireport.com
Feb 2012 Ranked Choice Voting Before Rules Committee | Jonathan Nathan, beyondchron.com
Dec 2011 Rose Pak Makes Deals, Gains Influence | Matthew Robertson, citireport.com
Dec 2011 The Dog Killer and the Arts Commission | Michael Strickland

Nov 2011 More Than Just Voter Fraud | Oliver Luby
Oct 2011 A Dirty Fight Over Clean Elections
Jul 2011 Civil Grand Jury-Ethics Commission: Sleeping Watchdog
May 2011 Follow The Supes' Money

Mitch Bull / Around the Town

New Columns Monthly — Get the latest or find a previous item.

Brian Browne

Jul 2014 Ride Share: It's the Wild Wild West
Jun 2014 The Ratemeking Season - SFPUC Rates
Mar 2014 Drought — the truth about the water works
Feb 2014 Oversight or Misuse? | Tony Hall and Brian Browne
Dec 2013 No Oversight of Water Plan
Apr 2013 Regulatory Failure
Dec 2012 The Committee That Never Was
May 2012 Let the Revenue Bond Oversight Committee Sunset
Mar 2012 All in the Family II
Feb 2012 All in the Family
Oct 2011 An Alternative View
Sep 2011 Dracula Guards the Blood Bank
Oct 2011 The Chair of RBOC Responds to Brian Browne
Apr 2011 The Medallian Muddle
Mar 2011 More from the Henhouse
Dec 2010 Foxes and Henhouses at SF's PUC
Dec 2008 City PUC Falling Behind on Water Fix-up?

Business Corner

Dec 2013 Chiropractic Care Without the Pops and Twists
Oct 2013 Massage Envy Spa Honors Westlake Clinic
Jul 2013 Squat and Gobble Meets with No Opposition
Jun 2013 Trattoria da Vittorio Bistro
Jul 2913 Join The Cliff House in Celebrating its 150 Anniversary | Mitch Bull
Dec 2012 Greek Restaurant, Orexi, Opens with Passion | Kieth Burbank
Sep 2012 Goats on West Portal? | Jonathan Farrell
Apr 2012 Roberts Espresso | Jonathan Farrell
Mar 2012 Resizing Your Home?/Infrared Sauna
Nov 2011 City Sites Open To Collect Gift-Filled Shoe Boxes
Sep 2011 Healthy Pets Veterinary Hospital
Jul 2011 Hard Copy Still King at Bookshop West Portal
Jun 2011 TRUE SOUND…a resourceful store for your hearing
May 2011 Smooth skin the easy way: EUROPEAN WAX CENTER
Nov 2010 Why Businesses Like Mediation
Sep 2010 Dimitra's Medi-spa
May 2010 Alma Via
Apr 2010 Community Business District
Mar 2010 Dr. Victoria Tobar: The Art of Personalized, Caring Dentistry
Feb 2010 West Portal Merchants/Firefighters Toy Program Catches Fire
Dec 2009 Shop SF and Support the Local Economy
Nov 2009 Que Syrah Wine Bar
Oct 2009 Dr. L. Bruce Mebine and Associates
Sep 2009 Sterling Salon and Spa
Jul 2009 Ken Topping Home Improvements
Jun 2009 Baby Streets—For Babies On the Go!
May 2009 Alfred's — The Classic Steakhouse
Apr 2009 Take a tour of India at Restaurant Roti
Mar 2009 Customized Massage for Everyone at MASSAGE ENVY
Feb 2009 Now is the Time to Shop Locally
Dec 2008 Just Because Gift and Card Shoppe
Nov 2008 Sunset Pet Supply
Oct 2008 Italian American Social Club
Sep 2008 Back to Sports
Jul 2008 The Dog Spa

Keith Burbank

Jul 2014 City Has "No Plan" for Climate Change
Jul 2014 A Taste of What's Possible for West Portal
Jun 2014 Take A Taste of West Portal June 14–15th
Jun 2014 It All Begins with Bread at La Boulange
Jun 2014 Community Benefits District Wins in West Portal
May 2014 El Toreador Makes a Statement With Color
May 2014 New Law Distresses Owners of Single Family Homes
Apr 2014 Taraval Station: Newsletter Moratorium?
Apr 2014 Spring Brightens As West Portal Recovers
Mar 2014 Residents Divided Over Plans for Mt. Sutro Reserve
Jan 2014 Fukushima Plume: "No Evidence" of West Coast Threat Officials Say
Dec 2013 Progress or Paint-Job at the Boathouse?
Dec 2013 A Bakery on West Portal
Nov 2013 A Chat With Captain Curtis Lum
Nov 2013 Water Main Fixed But Promises Unresolved
Oct 2013 Plans to Curb Traffic Crush Meet Community Concerns
Sep 2013 Framing West Portal
Jul 2013 Squat and Gobble Meets with No Opposition
Jun 2013 Trattoria da Vittorio Bistro
Jun 2013 Neighborhood Social Network Comes to West Portal
Mar 2013 Nervous 19th Neighbors Eye Agency Changes to Metro M-line
Mar 2013 UCSF's Mt. Sutro Forest grows controversy
Feb 2013 New Italian Flare to Replace Cafè for All Seasons
Dec 2012 Pacific Rod & Gun Club: Such A Deal
Dec 2012 Greek Restaurant, Orexi, Opens with Passion | Kieth Burbank
Nov 2012 Fire Destroys Squat & Gobble, Vin Debut, Neighboring Buildings Damaged
Nov 2012 OfftheGrid Reconsiders Food Truck Event for West Portal
Sep 2012 Food Trucks are Coming and May Help More Discover West Portal
Jul 2012 Will a Food Truck Event Benefit West Portal Restaurants?

Larry Bush

May 2012 Willie Brown's Money Machine | Larry Bush, citireport.com
Mar 2012 DA Gascon Has Dropped Hundreds of Domestic Violence Cases, Denies Records Exist | Larry Bush, citireport.com
Dec 2011 Rose Pak Makes Deals, Gains Influence | Matthew Robertson, citireport.com
Oct 2011 A Dirty Fight Over Clean Elections
Jul 2011 Civil Grand Jury-Ethics Commission: Sleeping Watchdog
May 2011 Follow The Supes' Money

Jerry Cadagan / Save Lake Merced

Dec 2013 Progress or Paint-Job at the Boathouse?| Keith Burbank
Jul 2013 From Bad to Worse at Lake Merced
Apr 2013 Mud Pies at Lake Merced | Thomas K. Pendergast
Mar 2013 New Horizons for Lake Merced?
Dec 2012 Will Santa Deliver for Lake Merced?
Nov 2012 And the Beat (and Stalling Game) Goes On
Oct 2012 A Primer On Lake Merced For District 7 Supervisorial Aspirants And Their Constituents
Sep 2012 Rec & Park's $10 Million Lake Merced Mess
Jun 2012 Three Strikes and You Are Out
May 2012 We're Really Not Making This Up
Apr 2012 Lake Merced: Five Years and Counting
Mar 2012 Deafening Silence at Lake Merced
Dec 2011 SF PUC Declines Rec & Park's Lake Merced Deal

Sharon Caren / Sharon the Health
Feb 2013 Raindrop Technique
Dec 2012 Healing Oils of the Ancient Scriptures
Nov 2012 What is Cancer?
Oct 2012 Fit, Flexible & Fabulous at Any Age
Sep 2012 Fear and Phobia – Let's Get Over Them!
Jul 2012 Color is Energy/Chromotherapy
Jun 2012 Music's Healing Power
May 2012 Yoga – Try it for Stress and Pain Relief
Apr 2012 Thinking About A Vasectomy?
Mar 2012 Ultrasound Bone Density Testing May Save Your Life
Feb 2012 Help for Seniors to Pay for Long Term Health Care
Dec 2011 Enzymes – The Key To Digestion and Health
Nov 2011 The Real Issue with Vitamin E
Sep 2011 Sun Exposure – Good or Bad?
Jul 2011 Scan Your Brain
Jun 2011 Strokes Happen at Any Age/Know the Identifiers
May 2011 Keeping Your Brain in Top Condition
Apr 2011 Spring Cleaning Inside and Out
Mar 2011 Got Indigestion? Time for a Diet Change
Feb 2011 Harmone Replacement Therapy
Nov 2010 Turkey: The National Bird??
Oct 2010 Canine Massage in San Francisco
Sep 2010 Lip Service From Water Departments
Jul 2010 Burns, Bugs and Basics
Jun 2010 Peaceful Touch Massage Program
May 2010 SFPMG: Specialist in Natural Medicine
Apr 2010 What Is Naturopathic Medicine?
Mar 2010 Osteopathy:The Best Kept Secret
Feb 2010 Healthy Eating, Healthy Heart
Dec 2009 Swine Flu Vaccination Programs '09-10
Nov 2009 Rub a Dub, Dub…Know what's in your Tub?
Oct 2009 Your Body's Many Cries for Water
Sep 2009 Citizens Concerned About Chloramine (CCAC)
Jul 2009 Fresh Clean Water: The Next Generation
Jun 2009 Our Drinking Water—Healthy Or Not?
May 2009 Why Posture Matters/AKA Straighten Up and Fly Right
Apr 2009 Hard Times and Canines
Mar 2009 Massage—Therapeutic or Fluff?
Feb 2009 Matters of the Heart
Dec 2008 Win the Battle of the Holiday Bulge
Nov 2008 Got Stress? And How To Handle It
Oct 2008 Kill Winter Cooties Naturally
Sep 2008 Antioxidents, Free Radicals and Aging
Jul 2008 Why Can't I Lose Weight?
Jun 2008 Do you have a personal water shortage?
Jun 2008 Water or Coke? (PDF)

John Dunbar

May 2008 Contributions and campaign outcomes
Apr 2008 China policy Stirs SF political debate
Mar 2008 Elsbernd Prepares for reelection
Feb 2008 Lennar's Political Campaign For June Land Use Vote
Dec 2007 Lennar Corp Wants Changes at Candlestick
Nov 2007 Parking Measures & Question Time on November Ballot

Will Durst / My Two Cents

Jul 2014 How to Watch the World Cup
Jun 2014 Welcome to the Real World
May 2014 Glasswipes
Apr 2014 Fhe Frigid Fracas
Mar 2014 Green Rush Munchies
Feb 2014 Guillotine Time.
Dec 2013 Thanksgiving 2013
Nov 2013 Rinos and Ainos
Oct 2013 Senator Ahab is a Sneetch
Sep 2013 Let the Pants Suit Dance.
Jul 2013 Your Ever-Vigilant Friends at the NSA.
Jun 2013 Benghazi Smoke Screen
May 2013 Play Ball 2013
Apr 2013 2013 Equal Is As Equal Does
Mar 2013 2013 Political Animal Awards
Feb 2013 The Parallax Inaugural
Dec 2012 Fiscal Cliff Traffic Report.
Nov 2012 Remojoed.
Oct 2012 Worst Campaign Ever?
Sep 2012 The Bold Choice
Jul 2012 Plenty of G-20
Jun 2012 And Lukewarm Was His Name-O
May 2012 Precisely Pivoting Polls
Apr 2012 We're All Muppets Here.
Mar 2012 The Ayatollah of Pennsylvania
Feb 2012 High on the Mainstream Embankment
Nov 2011 Turkey Holocaust Day 2011
Nov 2011 Wearing My Debate Fatigues
Oct 2011 Trickle Up Economics
Sep 2011 Mister Muzzle and Nuzzle
Jul 2011 Killer Carnivorous Snails From France
Jun 2011 Run Newt, Run
May 2011 Birther Bozos Need a New Nose
Mar 2011 The Sleeves of the Vest
Feb 2011 The Barack Hussein Obama 2011 State of the Union Drinking Game
Dec 2010 Top Ten Comedic News Stories of the First Decade of the 21st Century
Dec 2010 Top Ten Comedic News Stories for 2010
Dec 2010 Top Ten Christmas Gifts for Wall Street Fat Cats
Nov 2010 Don't Taze My Junk, Bro
Nov 2010 Thanksgivings of Yore
Nov 2010Decisions Decided by the Deciding Decider
Nov 2010 Not a Post Apocalyptic Wrap Up
Oct 2010 Don't Vote
Oct 2010 Helen Keller's Mushrooms
Oct 2010 Don't Got Milk
Oct 2010 The Best Speech Ever
Oct 2010 The Pixie Dust Blues
Sep 2010 She's in the Attic
Sep 2010 Man Oh Man, I'm Mad
Sep 2010 To Doom Or Not To Doom
Sep 2010 Happy Labor Day
Sep 2010 Creed Cred
Sep 2010 Mosquerade Party
Sep 2010 Swamp Drainage Detritis
Sep 2010 Flag Raising Robester
Sep 2010 Star Spangled Bog
Sep 2010 Screw You, Kiss Me
Jul 2010 Worldcup Frenzyless
Jul 2010 Dead Solid Summer
Jul 2010 Vampire Nation
Jul 2010 Politics As Usual Exponential Factor Four
Jul 2010 Cowboy Down
Jul 2010 The Bright Side of the BP Oilspill
Jun 2010 The Third Gulf War
May 2010 Secret Weapon
May 2010 Manhattan Flannel
May 2010 Brainless Pinheads
May 2010 Earth Attacks!
May 2010 Sloppy Pool of Tizzi in the Gobi Desert
Apr 2010 Loose Nukes
Apr 2010 Nice Miracle, May We Have Another?
Apr 2010 Watching Sausages
Apr 2010 Kooky Kabuki Terrain
Mar 2010 Some Advice for the President

John Farrell

Jul 2014 When Will SF Take the Assessor Seriously?
Jun 2014 Thank You 49ers!
May 2014 A Giants Appeal
Apr 2014 If You Build It, Then Use It.
Mar 2014 An Appeal to Mayor Lee
Feb 2014 Why is PG&E getting a $5.2 million annual tax break?
Dec 2013 The Unconstitutional Truth About the Presidio
Nov 2013 Why is the City Giving AT&T a $4.2 Million Tax Break?
Oct 2013 Why is San Francisco Subsidizing San Mateo Police and Fire?
Jul 2013 Presidio Museum? More Revenues Lost
Jul 2013 An Appeal to the Giants
Jun 2013 What is the Integrity of the City's Revenues?
Mar 2013 Presidio Pays Its Way, at a Cost to the City

Jonathan Farrell

Nov 2013 Is Hardly Strictly Largely Illegal?
Oct 2013 Gut Health: Navigating the Intestinal Tract
Jul 2013 New Mural Replaces Lakeside Village Eyesore
Jun 2013 Especially Cats
Feb 2013 New Rules for Taxtime!
Feb 2013 Fleishacker Farewell Ends an Era
Oct 2012 Oversize RVs, Campers Plug-Up Parking Places Along LaPlaya
Sep 2012 City College is OK
Sep 2012 Goats on West Portal?
Jul 2012 Is "the Arb" in Danger of Becoming Privatized?
May 2012 Frank Calegari at 94
Apr 2012 Redistricting: The Final Cut
Mar 2012 $14 Million Set For Arboretom Rebuild
Feb 2012 Crowds At West Portal Station Head for Noir City

Dec 2011 Westside Observer Turns 25
Nov 2011 Great Dickens Christmas Fair
Oct 2011 Murphy Windmill Gets a Cap
Oct 2011 Leadership Needed at Lake Merced
Sep 2011 Save—Don't Pave Golden Gate Park
Sep 2011 Lake Merced: Irate Citizens Give PUC Bureaucrats No Respect
Jul 2011 New Technology Reclaims an Old Treasure
Jun 2011 Parkmerced Edges Out Critics
May 2010 Film Noir Lights Up the Castro
Nov 2009 Dudum Accentuates the Byzantine

Hilary Gordon / From the Border

Jun 2012 Wednesday At A Time
May 2012 The April Gardener Is June-Minded
Apr 2012 Garden/Guardian
Mar 2012 Grow Your Own Food
Feb 2012 To Prune or Not to Prune, That Is the Question
Dec 2011 Fall Weed Strategies
Oct 2011 Late Summer Gardens, Part II
Sep 2011 Late Summer Gardens, Summer-dry Challenges
Jul 2011 YIKES! (Summer Blossoms)
Jun 2011 The Peninsula From Long Ago
May 2011 April Showers
Apr 2011 A Satisfying Harvest
Mar 2011 The Waterwise Garden
Feb 2011 Winter Beauty
Dec 2010 Climate Wise Spring Bulbs
Oct 2010 Generosity of Nature
Sep 2010 What We're Hungry For
Jul 2010 Butterflies in the Garden
Jun 2010 The San Francisco Peninsula From Long Ago
May 2010 Newborn Spring Meadow Lawn Replacement
Apr 2010 The Nutritious Solitude of Gardening
Mar 2010 Winter Showers Bring Winter Flowers
Feb 2010 Revisioning the Garden/Losing the Lawn
Dec 2009 Fall Blooming Salvias
Nov 2009 100 Words for Drought Tolerant
Oct 2009 Go Outsde and Play!
Sep 2009 Helichrysum Eradication
Jul 2009 Nostalgia and the Transplanted Gardener
Jun 2009 Spring Blooming Bulbs for Bay Area Climates
May 2009 What's In A Name?
Apr 2009 California Natives Show Off Their Winter Colors
Mar 2009 A New Gardening Year
Feb 2009 The Blessings of Rain
More Hilary Gordon at gardenfortheenvironment.org

GUEST WRITERS

Jun 2014 Fate of Parkmerced Awaits Decision | Glenn Rogers
Jun 2014 Local High School Seeks Connection with the Community | Amy Belkora
Jun 2014 The Sunshine Vendetta | Rick Knee
Jun 2014 Parkmerced: Check Your Lease | Pastor Lynn Gavin
May 2014 Affirmative Action in Admissions: One Perspective | John Lum
May 2014 In-laws Hit the Neighborhoods | Roger Ritter
Mar 2014 Behind the Trustees' Struggle for City College | Dr. Anita Grier, Trustee
Mar 2014 Infrastructure: Taking on the Big Picture
Feb 2014 Rain Please - But Some Other Day? | Maya Lekach
Feb 2014 19th Avenue Traffic Study | Glenn Rogers
Dec 2013 Turf Burn | Susan Gerhardt
Nov 2013 Court to Ethics' St. Croix: Cough Up the Records
Oct 2013 California Golf Club Encounters Angela Alioto
Sep 2013 City College Feeling the Crunch | John Rizzo
Sep 2013 One-of-a-kind cloud forest bursts into bloom
Jul 2013 Over Development on Twin Peaks?
Jul 2013 Library Time | Peter Warfield
Jun 2013 Neighborhood Businesses Need to Play by the Rules | Avrum Shepard
Jun 2013 What is the Integrity of the City's Revenues? | John Farrell
May 2013 Miracle on Miraloma: Bengal Alley Open to the Public
May 2013 Lead Hazard Program: Dangerous to Children | Rita O'Flynn
May 2013 Projectomania: Build First, Plan Later | Glenn Rogers
May 2013 Garbage Rates Increasing | Gary Noguera
Apr 2013 Mud Pies at Lake Merced | Thomas K. Pendergast
Mar 2013 Presidio Pays Its Way, at a Cost to the City | John Farrell
Mar 2013 Fight for Forest Knolls | Charles Powell
Mar 2013 Common Plumbing Leaks Waste Money | Chandra Johnson
Feb 2013 SF Silent Film Festival | Tom Mayer
Dec 2012 Greek Restaurant, Orexi, Opens with Passion | Kieth Burbank
Dec 2012 Dickens Fair Honors Author's 200th Birthday| Tom Mayer
Dec 2012 It's Winter Faire at Stonestown's Farmers Market
Dec 2012 It's Norman Yee By a Nose | Chris Bowman
Nov 2012Sons in Retirement
Nov 2012City College: Educating San Franciscans for over 75 years | Kathleen White
Oct 2012 Mass Evictions Beginning at Parkmerced? | Lynn Gavin
Oct 2012 First West Nile Virus positive Bird found Near City College
Oct 2012 Candidate Forum
Sep 2012 Food Trucks are Coming and May Help More Discover West Portal | Keith Burbank
Sep 2012 Hollywired for a Day
Jul 2012 Stern Grove at 75 | Wendy Oakes
Jun 2012 Will a Food Truck Event Benefit West Portal Restaurants? | Keith Burbank
Jun 2912 DPW Maks a Path but No "All Clear" at Bengal Alley | Doug Comstock
May 2012 Sunnyside—A Great Place to Live! | Don Price
May 2012 Stories in the Sand | Harold Gillium
Mar 2012 What Price Sunshine
Mar 2012 Birds of the Beach Chalet Need Our Help | Iland DeBare, SF Audobon Society
Mar 2012 Fight Brews Over Future of Mt. Davidson's Forest
Feb 2012 Use Tax Season to Organize for the Future | Rick Rogers
Feb 2012 Crestmont Neighbors Mount Campaign Against Overlook Development—Again
Dec 2011 Parkmerced Agreement Illegally Excluded the Public | Hope Johnson
Dec 2011 Tigers and Bears on Bengal Alley | Doug Comstock
Nov 2011 The Bullying Epidemic—Why PARENTS Have to Take the Lead
Nov 2011 Two Tough Dogs Survive Coyore Attack | Doug Comstock
Oct 2011 October 15 Set for NERT Drill | Joe Humphreys
Oct 2011 The Chair of RBOC Responds to Brian Browne
Oct 2011 Interim Mayor Lee Opens West Portal Office
Sep 2011 Jeff Adachi Enters the Mayor's Race
Jun 2011 Neighbor-on-Neighbor Disputes Resolved | Darlene Weide

Jun 2011 Ethel Rohan: West Portal Writer CelebratesPublishing Debut

May 2011 West Portal Family's Garden Transforms Beautifully Over Time
May 2011 Leland Yee Makes It Official/Mayor's Race
Apr 2011 RPD Sets the Record Straight | Connie Chan (Pro & Con: Park Privatization)
Mar 2011 Revenue Shortfalls: Discontinue The Arboretum Fee | Elias Moore
Mar 2011 Supervisors Demand Muni Cut Switchbacks
Nov 2010 Miraloma Park Windpower Installation Challenged | Dan Liberthson
Oct 2010 Constant Support in a Constantly Changing World | Mollie Oleson
Oct 2010 Life on the Line | Doug Comstock
Sep 2010 Mismanagement: Harding Park Contract—The Final Insult | Nancy Wuerful
Jul 2010 Pension Tsunami: The Billion Dollar Bubble
Jul 2010 The Regulatory Morass of the SFPUC Financing System | Brian Browne
Jun 2010 Infrastructure Along Ocean Beach Needs Repair | Jonathan Farrell
Jun 2010 Parents Take on School District | Bayard Fong
May 2010 Fix MUNI Now | Supervisor Sean Elsbernd and Alex Volberding
Apr 2010 City Big Winner as Sunshine Proves Its Value
Feb 2010 Why Just About Everything You Hear About California's Water Crisis Is Wrong, Wrong, Wrong | Yasha Levine
Feb 2010 A Winning Treatment for Sciatica | Scott Swanson, DC
Dec 2009 To X-ray or Not To X-Ray | Scott Swanson, DC
Nov 2009 Sutro Forest Endangered!
Nov 2009 PGA Tour: Having a Blast In Our Own Backyard | Peter Bencharsky
Oct 2009 New Harvey Milk Center Opens
Oct 2009 Montessori Celebrates 33 Years Serving Children
Oct 2009 Loma Piereta 20 Years Later 2009-Are You Prepared for An Earthquake?
Oct 2009 Smuin Ballet Launches 2009 Season | Mitch Bull
Sep 2009 The "1909" Cliff House Celebrates 100 Years | Mitch Bull
Sep 2009 Bud Wilson: The Mayor of West Portal | Doug Comstock
Sep 2009 Parkmerced: Imagines A Better Future | Staff Report
Sep 2009 Laguna Honda Hospital's Identity Crisis | Staff Report
Jul 2009 A New Book by Manfred Wolf | Charles Pfister
Jul 2009 Quotation Marks: Where do the commas and periods go—and why? | Tina Blue
May 2009 Bike To Work Westside |Wes McCuloughs
May 2009 Home Based Businesses Thrive on the Westside | Florence Alberts
Apr 2009 City Ignores Safety of Unsound Structures | John Barry
Apr 2009 Drunken Driver Rams House Sticks Elderly Couple With Bill
Mar 2009 Golf is Better When Your Spine is in Line! | Dr. Jamie Stern, D.C.
Mar 2009 Cancer Cooking and Prevention Course
Feb 2009 City Carshare Expands to West Portal
Feb 2009 Strokes Now Have a New Indicator: the Tongue
Feb 2009 How To Go Non-Toxic When Cleaning Your Home | Jorge Lee
Feb 2009 Human Error, Murder or Steroid Abuse? | H. Brown
Feb 2009 The Ethical Inquisition of Tony Hall | Michael Strickland
Sep 2008 Cow Palace: Not Dead Yet. | Kevin Patterson, Friends of Cow Palace
Jun 2008 A walk through Chinatown | Marjorie Leet-Ford
Apr 2008 Dangerous 19th Ave. at Sloat demands an EIR | Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai
Mar 2008 SF General Hospital: Rebuild vs. Retrofit | Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai
Feb 2008 Get rich quick, join City Hall | Myrna Lim
Dec 2007 From the deck | John Shanley
Nov 2007 Save the nursing beds at Laguna Honda | John Farrell

Tony Hall / Speaking Freely

Jul 2014 SF's War on Motorists
Jun 2014 PUBLIC SAFETY vs 'public Safety"
Feb 2014 Oversight of Misuse? | Tony Hall and Brian Browne
Apr 2013 Big Time Development
Feb 2013 Fair Representation
Dec 2012 A Closer Look at Voter Fraud
Nov 2012 Politics or the Will of the Voters
Mar 2012 A Few Good Men and a Self Promoting Clown
Mar 2011 Tony Hall: It's Official
Feb 2011 Parkmerced: Shake, Rattle and Rollin
Dec 2010 Highway Robbery
Nov 2010 Heartbreak Hotel
Oct 2010 IF your Going to San Francisco
Sep 2010 Fantasy Island One More Time!
Jun 2010 Oh The Games People Play
May 2010 The Tail That's Wagging the Dog
Apr 2010 The Dual at the Boathouse at Lake Merced
Mar 2010 The Art of Governance and the Economy
Feb 2010 The Good Ship Lollipop Marooned on Treasure Island
Dec 2009 HOPE Revisited
Nov 2009 Harding Park Neglected, Rebuilt — and Now Raided!
Oct 2009 Observations and Predictions
Jul 2009 Tellin' It Like It Is
Jun 2009 An Island View
May 2009 Enough Already With The Parking!
Apr 2009 Treasure Island or Fantasy Island?
Feb 2009 The Truth Wins Out
Sep 2008 Why I Bowed Out of the Race for District Supervisor
Jul 2008 Another Family Exodus Is Another Loss for San Francisco

Hidden Gems of San Francisco

Apr 2014 Golden Gate Park: Prayerbook Cross and Peaks & Ponds | Dianna Micros >
Apr 2014 24th Street, The Heart of the Mission | Alixx Ottiz >
Mar 2014 The Redstone Building: From Red-Light District to Realtors-Ambition District | Paula Tejeda >
Feb 2014 Uptown Tenderloin: City’s Architectural Boiling Pot | Dan Chew>
Dec 2013 Hidden Nightclubs of Chinatown } Dan Chew>
Nov 2013 Hidden in Plain Sight: 1906 Earthquake Shacks >
Oct 2013 Tres Beaches Tour | Rowena Cape
Sep 2013 Take a Bite Out of Histroy at Cavalli's | Matt McFetridge
Jun 2013 The Last Dance Hall | Jeanette Copperwaite
May 2013 Chinatown | Alixx OrtizJ
Apr 2013 The Mission | Alice Jurow

Warren Hinckle

Jun 2010 Hijacking the Democratic Party
Nov 2008 Get Dirty

Kathy Howard

Jul 2014 Billionaire's Ballot Initiative Takeover Scam
May 2014 Soccer Attack Meets Renewed Opposition
Mar 2014 Comment on the 2013 Draft Recreation and Open Space Element (ROSE)
Sep 2013 An Accidental Artwork
Dec 2013 Panel on Privatization Promises to be Rousing
Jul 2013 Ain't No Sunshine at Rec & Park
Jun 2013 California Coast Debacle
May 2013 Interview with Mark Massara
Apr 2013 Twinkle, Twinkle little star, how we wonder WHERE you are? Pt. 2
Mar 2013 Twinkle, Twinkle little star, how we wonder WHERE you are?
Feb 2013 Appeals Aplenty at Beach Chalet Soccer Field
Dec 2012 Money Talks - the 2012 Parks Bond
Oct 2012 Soccer Field Opponents Appeal to the California Coastal Commission
Jun 2012 Time Is Running Out To Protect Golden Gate Park!
Feb 2012 Beach Chalet Plan Deeply Flawed
Apr 2011 Un-Muddy the Waters: The Recycled Water Treatment Plant
Mar 2011 209 More Reasons to Save Golden Gate Park
Dec 2010 Beach Chalet Soccer Fields Cost Lots of Dollars But Don't Make Sense
Mar 2010 Bright Lights, Artificial Turf in Rustic GGPark

Jack Kaye / Second Thoughts

Jul 2014 Finding the Right Name
Jun 2014 Evolution and Free Will
Apr 2014 A Question of Privacy
Mar 2014 Modern Journalist’s Insight
Feb 2014 Listening and Hearing
Dec 2013 Our Man in Moscow: What If?
Nov 2013 What’s Taking So Long?
Oct 2013 What's News
Sep 2013 NSA: Read My Emails, Please
Jul 2013 What are Americans Willing and Able to Do?
Jun 2013 Appearances
May 2013 Something for Nothing
Apr 2013 Two Main Issues of the Day
Mar 2013 Whatever Happened to the American Family Car?
Feb 2013 Life After 12/21/12
Dec 2012 Coming Home
Nov 2012 Are We as Dumb As They Think We Are?
Oct 2012 Why is Romney Running and Who Should Vote for Him?
Sep 2012 Taming the Human Nature
Jul 2012 What Could Be Goals for the Second Term
Jun 2012 Surely, Their 15 Minutes Are Up
May 2012 Why Do Bad Things Happen?
Apr 2012 But What Can We Do?
Mar 2012 Numbers Count But Only If We Can
Feb 2012 Does America Got Talent?
Dec 2011 A Simple and Fair Federal Income Tax
Nov 2011 Who Is Elite?
Oct 2011 What is the American Dream?
Sep 2011 Ridding The World of Bad Words
Jul 2011 The Isreal Issue
Jun 2011 Numbers Count, Size Matters
May 2011 Who Says and Who Knows?
Apr 2011 Driven by, to, from and around Distraction
Mar 2011 Who Are We and What Do We Want?
Feb 2011 What's In A Name?
Dec 2010 On Treats and Bonuses
Nov 2010 A Lot Less Temptation
Oct 2010 Analyzing the Tea Party
Sep 2010 Responding To Our Loss
Jul 2010 The Oil Spill Symbolism
Jun 2010 Requesting Moderation
May 2010 Are We All Created Equal?
Apr 2010 Addressing Our Regrets
Mar 2010 Where Is Our Fourth Estate?
Feb 2010 What Is Real Wealth?
Dec 2009 Loving Your Neighbor
Nov 2009 Weather We Can Believe In
Oct 2009 To What Are We Entitled?
Sep 2009 Punctuation Marks in the Grammar of Life
Jul 2009 Am I Old Yet?
Jun 2009 Is the Market Really Free?
May 2009 Reflections on Lost Memories
Apr 2009 How To Reduce Cancer and Heart Related Deaths, Save the Tobacco Industry, Raise Tax Revenue, Destroy the Drug Cartels and Make People Happier
Mar 2009 What Motivates Us To Excel?
Feb 2009 When Bad News Leads To Good News
Dec 2008 In Praise of the English Language
Nov 2008 When Does a Person Become an Adult?
Oct 2008 Is San Francisco an American city?
Sep 2008 Can a Victim Be Responsible?
Jul 2008 When Is More of a Good Thing Not Better?
Jun 2008 Just between you and me
May 2008 Serious crimes going uninforced
Apr 2008 Can Globalization go too far?
Mar 2008 Affirmative Action for the Rich and Famous
Feb 2008 This is confidential, don't tell anyone
Nov 2007 Why do highly paid people need incentives?

Carol Kocivar / On Education

Jul 2014 Happy Summer Reading
> When Will They Ever Learn?
May 2014 Ed100— How The Education System REALLY Works
Apr 2014 I Took the Test
Mar 2014 Great Entertainment from SF Students on the Calendar for March
Feb 2014 School SMARTS Parent Academies Come to San Francisco
Dec 2013 Game Changer
Nov 2013 Put That Number 2 Pencil Away
Oct 2013 So What Is All This Stuff About Common Core?
Sep 2013 California's New School Funding Formula-What's it all about?
Jul 2013 Pick Up a Book This Summer
Jun 2013 Summer Matters: Closing the Achievement Gap
May 2013 How Do You Thank a Teacher?
Apr 2013 Finding arts in California schools is like reading "Where's Waldo"
Mar 2013 Now Here is Real Education Reform
Feb 2013 Ah Ah Ah Ah Stayin Alive
Dec 2012 Top Ten Wishes for the New Year
Nov 2012 Pop Quiz on Prop. 38
Oct 2012 Parents Must Be Role Models in Our Democracy
Sep 2012 38 is Great!
Jul 2012 The Real Me.
Jun 2012 Summertime
May 2012 Celebrate the Arts in Our Public Schools
Apr 2012 Investing Early
Mar 2012 Our Children Our Future" School Funding Initiative
Feb 2012 Happy Birthday San Francisco PTA
Dec 2011 Funding, A Complete Curriculum, And Health and Safety Are Top Concerns
Nov 2011 Thank You for All You Do...
Oct 2011 PTA Revolution?
Sep 2011 Exercise for the Brain
Jul 2011 PTA MOM—Now more than ever…
Jun 2011 A Pro
May 2011 Cut$ Hurt Kids: Coming to a School Near YOU!
Apr 2011 Thank a Teacher
Mar 2011 X + Y = Success???
Feb 2011 Grim Cubed
Dec 2010 Passwords
Nov 2010 The Race To Nowhere
Oct 2010 Have You Joined yet?
Sep 2010 What'd I Say???
Jul 2010 Baby Baby
Jun 2010 State Budget Crisis Hits Local Schools and Children
May 2010 The Art of Closing the Achievement Gap
Apr 2010 Celebrate Talent in Our Schools
Mar 2010 Can't We All Agree on Children?
Feb 2010 Don't I Know You From Somewhere?
Dec 2009 Tis the Season!
Nov 2009 A Night On the Town:Chicago, Chicago, That ToddlingTown
Oct 2009 Psst...Have You Joined PTA?
Sep 2009 No More Pencils, No More Books
Jul 2009 A Good Summer Read
Jun 2009 Invest In Children
May 2009 Thank You!
Apr 2009 The Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Mar 2009 You Are What You App
Feb 2009 OMG Another Bad Budget 4 Kids :-(
Dec 2008 One More List
Nov 2008 Voting For Kids
Oct 2008 Time, Time, Time is on...
Sep 2008 Stand Up for Children
Jul 2008 What I Say...
Jun 2008 Your future is in our classrooms
May 2008 Thank a teacher today
Apr 2008 Flunk the budget Fridays
Mar 2008 Pink slips in the mail. Shame on you!
Feb 2008 Take my pulse
Dec 2007 spelll check

Quentin Kopp / Ruminations of a Former Citizen Supervisor

Current His Weekly Column
Jul 2013 Getting Around
Jun 2013 The Art of Picking the Public Purse
May 2013 Gascon and other aches and pains
Apr 2013 Sugarcoated Taxes Walesa-Out/Chavez-In
Mar 2013 Mix and Match
Feb 2013 Pork Barrel San Francisco Style
Dec 2012 The Governor's Taxation
Nov 2012 The State of the State's General Fund
Oct 2012 Dejection in District 7 and Proposition perspectives
Sep 2012 Pithy Comments Respecting Problems and Issues
Jun 2012 Election Recommendations and Other Issues
May 2012 Break the Garbage Monopoly and Other Election Reflections
Apr 2012 Malfeasance, Misfeasance or Nonfeasance?
Mar 2012 Vexing, Shamefaced Votes
Feb 2012 Taxation, Handwringing and Caterwauling
Dec 2011 Three Strikes and Holiday Hijinks
Nov 2011 Ballot Box Deliberations
Oct 2011 Ballot Redommendations: November 8th
Sep 2011 Chinatown's Subway and the Garbage Kerfluffle
Jul 2011 Incurring Civil Debt Without Taxpayer Approval
Jun 2011 Nettlesome Gap Between Probable Revenue and Desired Expenditures
May 2011 Garbage and Other Political Shenanigans
Apr 2011 Abject Fecklessness Rules
Mar 2011 So Far, So Good
Feb 2011 Dignity and Decorum
Dec 2010 Math and Aftermath
Oct 2010 The Prop Kopp Takes on the Election
Sep 2010 Degraded, Disrespected and Disregarded
Jul 2010 Supervisors Salaries
Jun 2010 Election Season Observations
May 2010 Jig is up for SF Justice
Apr 2010 Dismantling Voter Mandates
Mar 2010 High-speed Historical Perspective
Dec 2009 Terminal Turmoil-SF Terminal Requires A Full Review
Nov 2009 About the Election
Oct 2009 Beaches, Bridges and Buses
Sep 2009 Been There, Done That
Jun 2009 Where's the Brotherhood?
May 2009 Remembering Gene McAteer
Mar 2009 Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Feb 2009 The Kindness of Strangers
Dec 2008 A Little Perspective
Nov 2008 History Repeats Itself
Jul 2008 Domestic Violence
Jun 2008 Pacific Rod and Gun Club Endangered?
May 2008 California's high-speed rail dilemma
Mar 2008 Life in the Fat Lane (Supervisor's Salaries)

Jed Lane / Real Estate Report / Perspectives

Mar 2011 Death Blows to the American Dream
Dec 2010 Signs Up - Is the House Really for Sale?
Nov 2010 Sixteen Days To Sale
Oct 2010 Selling Real Estate
Sep 2010 Distressed Sales In San Francisco
Jul 2010 Pricing a Property to Sell Fast and at the Highest Price
Jun 2010 Is the Real Estate Storm Passing?
May 2010 Jumbo Loans for Westside Homes
Apr 2010 Do You Qualify for a Loan?
Mar 2010 Tax Credits, Low Interest Rates Pay Off
Feb 2010 Westside Special Report/Real Estate Holds Its Value

Jed Lane / Perspectives

Oct 2010 Prop L v. Prop M
Jun 2010 Civil Sidewalks-The Sit/Lie Ordinance
Apr 2010 Tasers: Controversy or Political Fumble?
Apr 2010 Neighborhood School Admissions Policy
Mar 2010 Big Changes In SFPD
Nov 2009 Beyond Discretionary Review
Oct 2009 Big Changes Evident at SFPD
Sep 2009 SPUR Displays More than Change
Jun 2009 Why Plan? What is the Housing Element and Where is it Taking Us?

Steve Lawrence

Jun 2014 Another Do-good Debacle
May 2014 After the Bells and Whistles — the Bill
Mar 2014 The Half-Billion Dollar Hole
Feb 2014 Water Worries
Dec 2013 SSIP and a Share of the Pie
Nov 2013 Water-Sewer-Power
Oct 13 2013 Water Supply
Sep 2013 Can our City Spend? Yes We Can!
Jul 2013 Another Bite of the Ratepayer Apple
Jun 2013 Irritations, Various But Never Sundry
May 2013 San Francisco's $6.9 Billion SSIP
Apr 2013 Bit By the Development Bug
Mar 2013 Riotous Rates
Feb 2013 Robust Local Buildout
Dec 2012 Guns and Hoses
Nov 2012 Two Steps Back
Oct 2012 Keystone Follies
Sep 2012 Rate Rackets.
Jul 2012 No Pinch in the Public Purse
Jun 2012 The Forever Bridge
May 2012 Purple Planning is a Curse on the Purse
Apr 2012 Beach Master
Mar 2012 Dissembling Government and Society
Feb 2012 Growing Expansively
Dec 2011 Hang Those Ornaments
Nov 2011 Diapers and politicians should be changed often
Oct 2011 Bond Funds Forever — for Whatever
Sep 2011 It's Only (Your Ratepayer) Money
Jul 2011 Time for SF Taxpayer & Ratepayer Org?
Jun 2011 The Breach At Ocean Beach
May 2011 The Stink About Sewage
Apr 2011 Zapping PG&E: Progressives Plant Public Power
Mar 2011 Recycled Water No Walk in the Park
Feb 2011 Watchdogs, Lapdogs and Rubes
Dec 2010 Pensions Unpayable
Nov 2010 Water and Sewer Bills Set to Escalate
Oct 2010 What Does the City Spend?
Sep 2010 Water Bills and the WISP
Jul 2010 Whats Happening with Community Choice Aggregartion? | Steve Lawrence
Jun 2010 Pro & Con: Community Choice Aggregation | Steve Lawrence / Michael Campbell
Feb 2010 Will the City Have Enough Water?

Flora Lynn Isaacson / Theater
Monthly Columns Everything About San Francisco's Lively Theater Scene

Anmarie Mabbutt

Nov 2012 Running Wild: A long,hard look at RPD finances
Oct 2012 Phil Ginsburg: General Manager or Special Events Promoter?
Jul 2012 Financial Flim-flam at Fisher Fields
May 2012 GG Park Garage Won't Pay It's Bills
Feb 2012 Hardly Strictly By the Numbers
Sep 2011 Priority One: Public/Private Parks
Jul 2011 Privatizing Our Parks: Hidden from View
Jun 2011 Always Look A Gift Horse in the Mouth

Don Lee Miller / At the Movies

Monthly Columns Get the Latest Reviews or Review the Ones You Might Have Seen

Gregory Miller

Jul 2012 Beach Chalet: A Simple Solution

Jun 2012 Golden Gate Park The Beginning of the End | Gregory P. Miller

Jul 2010 What I Heard at City Hall | Gregory P. Miller
Jun 2010 The Peril To Our Parklands Pt. 3 | Gregory P. Miller
May 2010 The Peril To Our Parklands Pt. 2 | Gregory P. Miller
Apr 2010 The Peril To Our Parklands | Gregory P. Miller

Barbara Meskunas

May 2008 Don't get soaked by Prop E
Apr 2008 Parcel Tax rewards downtown, hurts homeowners
Dec 2007 Pork for Parks — The new park bond
Nov 2007 Propositions A & D will cost you, while Prop H will put money in your pockets

Money Matters / Jordan, Miller & Associates

Jul 2014 If You're In the Homestretch Before Retirement
Jun 2014 Landing Your Dream Job … In Retirement
May 2014 Topics to Discuss Before Marriage
Apr 2014 Six Ways to Protect Your Identity
Mar 2014 Retirement When You're Self Employed
Feb 2014 Smart Moves for Retirement Relocation
Dec 2013 Begin Preparing for 2013 Tax Filing Today
Nov 2013 Convert your Workplace Savings to a Roth
Oct 2013 Small Business Owners: think about your personal bottom line
Sep 2013 Covering Essential Expenses in Retirement

Jul 2013 Sure you need life insurance - but how much?
Jun 2013 Health Care Reform: Looking Back and Ahead
May 2013 Socially Responsible Investing
Apr 2013 When Its Just the Two of You
Mar 2013 Five Financial Disclosures You Must Tell Your Significant Other
Feb 2013 Caring for Aging Parents: Don't Wing It
Dec 2012 Preparing for the "Fiscal Cliff"
Nov 2012 Don't Let Divorce Derail Your Financial Security
Oct 2012 The Retirement Wildcard
Sep 2012 Extra Money to Save for Retirement
Jul 2012 The Long Road Back: A Progress Report on the Economic Recovery
Jun 2012 What You Should Consider Before Supporting A Family Member Financially
May 2012 Preparing for One of Retirement's Major Expenses – Taxes

Apr 2012 Top Five Financial Reasons for Delaying Marriage

Mar 2012 Recovering From Identity Theft

Feb 2012 Five Questions About Long Term Care

Dec 2011 Time Right To Refinance?
Nov 2011 Got Wealth? Here's Why You May Want to Give It Away
Oct 2011 Raising a Bundle for Your Bundle of Joy
Jul 2011 Reverse Mortgage: Sound Option for Retirement Income?
Jun 2011 Get Smart About Getting Smart
May 2011 How to Keep Rising Costs from Sinking Your Mood
Mar 2011Uncle Sam, Retirement and Being Self Employed
Feb 2011 Love and Money
Jun 2010 Politics and Personal Financial Planning | Chris Arnold
Sep 2009 What to Consider when Considering a Financial Advisor | Chris Arnold

Patrick Monette-Shaw

Jul 2014 Laguna Honda Hospital: "Where Do They Go?"
a href="news/patrick.html#jun14">Jun 2014 Board of Supervisors Continue Sunshine Retaliation
May 2014 City Attorney’s War on Sunshine Escalates
a> Affordability Mayor: A Housing Bait-and-Switch?
Mar 2014 Sandbagging, Legal Fairy Dust, and Double-Speak
Dec 2013 Four Major Sunshine Victories
Nov 2013 A Victory for SFGH’s Dialysis Patients
Oct 2013 Department of Public Health’s Dialysis Crisis
Sep 2013 Squished Together: Misery Visits Company
Jul 2013 Of Mold and Men
Jun 2013 Who's Dumping Grandma? The Shame of Laguna Honda
May 2013 High Costs of City Attorney's Advice
Apr 2013 Terminally Wrong: Is Laguna Honda's $750,000 Misstep Business As Usual?
Mar 2013 Voracious Management Salaries Rob the City's Lowest-Paid Workers
Feb 2013 A Sordid Tale of Two Non-Profits
Dec 2012 A Foundation's Dirty Laundry
Nov 2012 "Consensus Mayor's" Sour Grapes
Oct 2012 Swimming in Official Misconduct
Sep 2012 Wiener Out of Control
Jul 2012 Who Killed Sunshine?
Jun 2012 Errors Haunt "God's Hotel"
May 2012 Budget Analyst Short Circuits Supervisor Wiener
Apr 2012 Supervisors Tinker With Open Government
Mar 2012 Westside Observer Reporter Wins SPJ Award for Laguna Honda Series
Mar 2012 Amid Noise Complaints, City Sues Architects
Feb 2012 Black-Tie Gala Event's $260,788 Expenses
Dec 2011 Laguna Honda Charitable Giving Plummets — Again
Nov 2011 Six Deadly Ballot Measures
Oct 2011 Pension Reform Ballot Measures Omit Salary Reform
Sep 2011 Patient Gift Fund Records Referred to D.A. and Feds
Jul 2011 Watchdogs, Whistleblowers, and Grand Juries
Jun 2011 Corruption of SF's Whistleblower Program
May 2011 Commingling of Public and Private Funds
Mar 2011 Snoozing at Laguna Honda's Gift Fund Wheel
Feb 2011 Laguna Honda's Gift Fund Scandal
Dec 2010 Controller Restores $350,000 to Laguna Honda's Patients
Oct 2010 Laguna Honda's Red Flags
Sep 2010 Black Holes At Laguna Honda
Jul 2010 Unanswered Questions Remain for the Patient Gift Fund
Jun 2010 Raiding the Public Trust
May 2010 LHH Lessons Unlearned Impacts All Bond-Financed Projects
Feb 2010 Laguna Honda Delays
Dec 2009 Deja Vu Haunts Laguna Honda
Oct 2009 Laguna Honda's Unkindest Cut
Jul 2009 Laguna Honda: Pot-bellies v. Beds
May 2009 Mortgaging Laguna Honda's Future
Apr 2009 Mourning Laguna Honda's Hospital Changes
Mar 2009 War on Laguna Honda Seniors Heats Up
Jun 2008 Prop G's False Promises
Feb 2008 Laguna Honda: Who Gets the Boot?

The Real Estate Answer Man / Kevin Birmingham
Sergio Nibbi / Real Travel for Real People

Jul 2014 The Graduate
Jun 2014 A Prince of a Man
Apr 2014 A Bag Full of Memories
Mar 2014 The Innocence of Squaw
Feb 2014 It Takes A Village (Sausalito)
Dec 2013 THe One that Got Away (Cuba)
Nov 2013 The Book of What? (Chicago)
Oct 2013 Just a Walk in the Park (Dartmouth)
Sep 2013 Graduation Day
Jul 2013 Bittersweat Boston
Jun 2013 Habemus Papam
May 2013 Deja Vu
Apr 2013 My Two Best Friends, Leonardo and Napoleon
Mar 2013 Bread and Beaujolais
Feb 2013 Fifty Shades of Red, White and Blue
Dec 2012 Travel the City and See the World
Nov 2012 Savoring Savannah
Oct 2012 Doing the Charleston
Sep 2012 A Roman Holiday
Jul 2012 A Caribbean Paradise
Jun 2012 A French Kiss
Apr 2012 Been There, Done That.
Mar 2012 To Krivuha-With Love | Kay Tsenin
Feb 2012 Tiny Bubbles (Hawaii)
Dec 2011 Carmel: Beauty and the Beast
Nov 2011 Lucca: The Prodigal Son
Aug 2011 Derbyshire: Scotch & Soda
Jul 2011 Hong Kong: Live It, Love It
Jun 2011 Napa Valley: Crazy Like A Fox
May 2011 For Whom the Bell Tolls/Seamen's Memorial Chapel
Apr 2011 Go Giants--Again!
Mar 2011 Santa Catalina and Puerto Vallarta
Feb 2011 Fabulous Florence
Dec 2010 Don't Take Any Wooden Drachma (Greek Isles)
Nov 2010 Athens: My Good Friend George
Oct 2010 Shakespeare in Love: Ashland
Sep 2010 Like the Rock of Gibraltar
Jul 2010 From Russia With Love
Jun 2010 Mayday, Mayday! (London)
May 2010 Oh Dear! (Porto Cervo)
Apr 2010 Running With the Jackrabbits
Mar 2010 The Luck of the Irish
Dec 2009 Looking For Santa (New York City)
Nov 2009 Civita di Bagnoregio
Oct 2009 The Madness of It All
Sep 2009 HappyBirthday To Me
Jul 2009 A First Time for Everything

Joe O'Donoghue

Mar 2012 We Can't Stop Singing
Dec 2011 A Belfast Thanksgiving Remembrance
Sep 2011 DCCC and Other Underhanded Machinations
May 2010 Full Employment for Rasputins, Puppets and All their Apparatchiks
Apr 2010 The Little Guy Gets It Again
Mar 2010 They Frankly Own the Place
Feb 2010 The No Loan Banks
Dec 2009 Plain Talk, Straight Talk

Senior Smarts

Jul 2014 Stroke Survival: Stroke Aftercare | Anise J. Matteson
Jun 2014 Stroke Survival: Understanding Stroke | Anise J. Matteson
Apr 2014 Defining the Parish Nurse | Anise J. Matteson
Mar 2014 Senior Smarts: Preparing for the Unexpected – Part I | Anise J. Matteson
Dec 2013 Celebrating the Holidays | Anise J. Matteson
Nov 2013 Honor Our Vets | Anise J. Matteson
Oct 2013 Homebound Survival | Anise J. Matteson
Jul 2013 Celebrating Independence | Anise J. Matteson
Jun 2013 Celebrating Father's Day | Anise J. Matteson
May 2013 Celebrating Mothers Day | Anise J. Matteson

Howard Strassner / Getting Around

Apr 2014 How Google Might Transform San Francisco
Mar 2014 Infrastructure: Taking on the Big Picture
Apr 2012 Central Subway Reconsidered
Dec 2011 Finally, the Bus Rapid Transit Study
Nov 2011 Does MUNI Subsidize Drivers?
Jul 2011 MUNI Deserves Credit for its Vision of the Future | Howard Strassner
Apr 2011 MUNI: Reducing Costs Can Increase Service | Howard Strassner
Mar 2011 Parking in the Park | Howard Strassner

Phyllis Sherman / Phyllis' Findings

Get the latest monthly column here or peruse Phyllis' older musings

Sister Miriam Walsh

Feb 2010 In Memorium: Laguna Honda's Torchbearer, Sister Miriam Walsh | Patrick Monette-Shaw
Nov 2008 Sister Miriam Retires from Laguna Honda
Jun 2008 Dying Patients Lose Spiritual Care at Laguna Honda
May 2008 Farewell to Laguna Honda's Clarendon Hall

Watchdogs | Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr

Jul 2014 Perp Walk at Lagun Honda
Jun 2014 “Integrating” Obamacare at the DPH
May 2014 Obamacare Meets the DPH
Apr 2014 The Controller's Whistleblower Program
Mar 2014 Good-Bye Old Friends Laguna Honda's Changing Census
Feb 2013 FEAR and FAILINGS at LAGUNA HOND
Dec 2013 Blowing Off Whistleblowers: The Ethics Commission
Nov 2013 Deterring Whistleblowers
Oct 2013 Ethics Commission to Whistleblowers: "D.O.A. pt. 2"
Sep 2013 Ethics Commission to Whistleblowers: "D.O.A."
Jul 2013 The First American Whistleblowers
Jun 2013 Dead-end for Whistleblowers
May 2013 Oversignt Disregarded
Apr 2013 Oversignt in Bondage
Mar 2013 Exhuming Whistleblower Complaints
Feb 2013 Rewards for Whistleblowers?
Dec 2012 High-jacking the Whistleblower Program
Oct 2012 Veiled in Secrecy – The Whistleblower Program
Sep 2012 Retribution
Jul 2012 Secret Investigations
Jun 2012 Can We Trust the Controller's Whistleblower Program?
May 2012 Watchdogs Beware

West of Twin Peaks Central Council

Monthly Meetings From the latest to four years ago.
Oct 2011 2011 WOTPCC Mayoral Debate Sponsored by Westside Observer

Wine Time/Susan Hartman

New Columns Monthly — Get the latest or find a previous item.

George Wooding

Jul 2014 Sup. Chiu: Rezone Residential Housing
Jun 2014 Here Come Da In-laws
Dec 2013 Here Come Da In-laws
Nov 2013 Long Lost Manzanita Brings Newfound Problems
Sep 2013 Are 140-Foot-High Condos in West Portal Next?
Jul 2013Homeowners: City Hall's ATM

Jun 2013 The Ethics Commission: Failing the Public Again
May 2013 Greater West Portal Area Leads the City in Traffic Deaths
Apr 2013 Cash Erodes CEQA's Auto Congestion Standards
Feb 2013 Wiener Attempts to Gut CEQA Appeals
Dec 2012 Time To Say Goodbye to Elsbernd
Nov 2012 Jettison the Ethics Commission
Oct 2012 Vote No on Prop B: Neighborhood Parks Bond
Oct 2012 A Heads-up on Local Ballot Measures
Sep 2012 Time to Elect a New D7 Supervisor
Jun 2012 Jettison the Ethics Commission
May 2012 Whammo! Car Drivers Hit Again at the Meter
Apr 2012 Neighbors' Pressure Prevails
Mar 2012 Failed America's Cup Deal Sinks the Taxpayers
Feb 2012 Redistricting Reprieve for District 7 Neighborhoods
Dec 2011 RPD's Ginsburg and Ballard's Official Misconduct
Nov 2011 Neighborhood Slate Card
Oct 2011 Ranked Choice Voting: Turning Losers Into Winners
Oct 2011 RCV: We Asked Some of the Candidates What They Think
Sep 2011 Road Repair Bond: NO, NO, NO
Jul 2011 City Hall's Debt Marginalizes the Voters
Jun 2011 The Political Game of Hiding the Long-Term Debt
May 2011 The Wild, Wild West of Density Development
Apr 2011 RPD Not Convincing (Pro & Con: Park Privatization)
Apr 2011 City Hall Escalates War on Residential Neighborhoods
Mar 2011 Vocal Opposition Surfaces as New CVS Pharmacy Plans Liquor Sales
Feb 2011 Vote "NO" on Rec & Park's Upcomming Parcel Tax
Dec 2010 Neighbors Outraged: Privatizing Our Parks by Lease
Nov 2010 The Theft of Golden Gate Park
Oct 2010 Laundry List of Dirty and Dumb Election Politics
Sep 2010 Is Jeff Adachi Now Public Enemy #1?
Jul 2010 A Park Commission Gone Wild
Jun 2010 Vote No on A June 8
May 2010 Deja Vu: Tackling the Breach at Ocean Beach
Apr 2010 MUNI: Operators Salaries v. Riders
Mar 2010 Will Kids Go To School In Their Own Neighborhoods?
Feb 2010 Paving Over Golden GAte Park
Feb 2010 Questions Laguna Honda Needs To Answer
Dec 2009 Traffic Nightmare Ahead: St. Francis Circle $18 Million Project
Nov 2009 San Francisco Cars Pay for Mass Transit
Oct 2009 Raiding the Parking Meters
Sep 2009 Decaying Streets of San Francisco
Jul 2009 Save Our Firehouses
Jun 2009 Death, Taxes and Your Morning Shower
May 2009 Westside Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Solution in Search of a Problem
Apr 2009 Taxation Without Representation
Mar 2009 Tax Increase? NO!
Feb 2009 Here Come Da Taxes!
Oct 2008 A Bond Dressed in Emporer's Clothes
Sep 2008 Boondoggle II: General Hospital Bond>
Jul 2008 Audit the Department of Public Health
Jun 2008 General Hospital Rebuild Questions Remain
May 2008 Dangerous Precedent Involving Laguna Honda Hospital
Mar 2008 Downsizing Laguna Honda Betrays the Voters

Nancy Wuerfel

Jul 2014 The Mayor's Spending Plan
Nov 2011 Traffic On 19th Avenue To Take A Turn For The Worse
Feb 2011 Found! Alternative Sites | Nancy Wuerful