Youth and Beauty are not Synonyms

January 18, 2014 | No Comments

If you were a fan of George Carlin, you will recall his take on aging as we travel through each decade and how we change our answer to the question, How old are you?

Judi Iranyi Photography

January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

For the past 46 years, I have been seeking simplicity, directness, and purity in my photographs by attempting to capture the dignity and substance of ordinary people in their natural environment.

Posted in Arts/Entertainment

Dan Siegel Challenges Mayor Jean Quan, Campaign Kickoff Thursday

January 08, 2014 | No Comments

On Thursday, January 9th at 10:30 am, Dan Siegel will join supporters at 14th and Broadway to announce his candidacy for Mayor.

Posted in Events, Politics

Crisis in the California Courts

January 04, 2014 | No Comments

Last year, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi made statements on the importance of adequate funding for the California courts. Why? Because the California state court system — the largest in the world – is in crisis.

Posted in Economy, Law, Opinion, Politics

Time to Make the Fed a Public Utility

December 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance. Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed?

Posted in Economy, Opinion, Politics

U.S. Must Suspend Aid to Anti-Gay Uganda

December 22, 2013 | 17 Comments

The U.S. should cut off aid to Uganda over its anti-gay crackdown.

Posted in Opinion, Politics

Environmental Groups Laud City Action to Resume Work on CleanPower SF Program

December 16, 2013 | No Comments

Local environmental and community organizations today lauded the San Francisco Local Agency Formation Commission (SF LAFCo) decision last Friday to complete the unfinished clean energy build-out plan for the city’s CleanPowerSF program.