Opinion

Editorial: On board with SOGI audit

Editorial: On board with SOGI audit

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 10, 2021

We are fully on board with a letter several state lawmakers sent to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee this week requesting an audit of the California Department of Public Health.

Editorial: Breed should rescind commission pick

Editorial: Breed should rescind commission pick

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 10, 2021

San Francisco Mayor London Breed should rescind her nomination of Christina Dikas for a seat on the Historic Preservation Commission.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: And the rent goes on

Guest Opinion: And the rent goes on

As we recognize the anniversary of the first shutdown, I want to share with you an update on rental housing dynamics during Year I of the COVID-19 pandemic and where we are heading into Year II.

Editorial: Senate will betray LGBTQs, again

Editorial: Senate will betray LGBTQs, again

When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act last week, it marked the second time the lower chamber had approved the sweeping legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Guest Opinion: Voting is the theme in these stories

Guest Opinion: Voting is the theme in these stories

Voting is a right and privilege that is a cornerstone of our democracy.

Editorial: More frontline workers need the shots

Editorial: More frontline workers need the shots

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 24, 2021

While the COVID-19 vaccine rollout remains uneven in California, it's a relief that most people over the age of 65 can now make an appointment — that is if sites have the vaccine and are open.

Guest Opinion: Preston should listen to research, not insult researchers

Guest Opinion: Preston should listen to research, not insult researchers

Last month, I asked my representative on the Board of Supervisors, Dean Preston, to make it easier to build new housing in our city.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Making a mockery of diversity

Editorial: Making a mockery of diversity

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 17, 2021

The San Francisco Board of Education made a mockery of diversity, even as members have the right intentions.

Guest Opinion: SF school board must repair harm

Guest Opinion: SF school board must repair harm

On February 9, the 25th anniversary of my first date with my husband, the San Francisco Board of Education considered my nomination to join the volunteer Parent Advisory Council.

Guest Opinion: Why Black History Month matters

Guest Opinion: Why Black History Month matters

When I was a little girl, there was no Black History Month.

Editorial: Return to an inclusive US foreign policy

Editorial: Return to an inclusive US foreign policy

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 10, 2021

During his first visit to the State Department February 4, President Joe Biden wasted no time in making clear that global LGBTQI+ rights would be front and center of his foreign policy agenda.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.