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Winning the Housing Lottery: It Doesn’t Add Up

Winning the Housing Lottery: It Doesn’t Add Up

Crisis by Number  Regardless of political ideology or economic status, few would disagree that San Francisco faces an enormous housing crisis. The city has undergone massive demographic changes due almost…

Tis the Season to be Depressed

Tis the Season to be Depressed

For many people, tis not at all the season to be jolly. Rather, the holiday season can be fraught with depression, loneliness and isolation. For some people, the holidays represent…

Hanging In To Win

Hanging In To Win

Wow, we’re in December again already! Sports enthusiasts love drama and victory, and Bay Area fans were treated to good doses of both in recent weeks—in ways that I think…

Democracy at City College, A Hell of a Campaign, President Tang, and Battles Ahead

Democracy at City College, A Hell of a Campaign, President Tang, and Battles Ahead

Congratulations to my newly elected colleagues on the City College Board of Trustees. Newcomers Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila and Thea Selby joined veteran member John Rizzo in winning seats, giving…

Seniors, Caregiving and the Holiday Blues

Seniors, Caregiving and the Holiday Blues

At its best, the holiday season should be a time of happiness and joy, of being nestled in the loving bosom of family and friends. It is a wonderful picture,…

Two from Mitsubishi Pack Plenty Into A Very Parkable Footprint

Two from Mitsubishi Pack Plenty Into  A Very Parkable Footprint

As we LGBTs fight for visibility in the mainstream, so too does Mitsubishi continue its fight to pull itself out of the margins. It has been selling cars in the US since…

Do Ask Do Tell

Do Ask Do Tell

On November 4, several women won local elections. Libby Schaaf will become the next Mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen won re-election to the San Francisco Board of…

Caregiving – The Missing Link?

Caregiving – The Missing Link?

As we age, we are likely to need major surgery at some point. Mine was a knee replacement. However, like many others who are aging today, I have been generally…

Anchors Away

Anchors Away

The new Anal Cancer/HSIL Outcomes Research Study (ANCHOR) is about to open enrollment at UCSF and other cities. The rates of anal cancer are increasing in general, and are about…

Election Day Cometh

Tuesday, November 4, is Election Day here in California. This year brings the opportunity to elect or re-elect all of our statewide constitutional officers: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State,…

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