Our September issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Is the presumptive President-elect the candidate of American stagnation?
By Katya Sedgwick
The California governor dines in disgrace
Is California a window into Kamala Harris’s America?
Local bureaucrats are engineering a new abnormal
To rest in power is an impossible proposition because those who crave power can never truly be at peace
Suburban rockers have ruined my city
Mismanagement of the environment will finish the state
Somewhere on the rebound from the tough-on-crime 1990s, criminal law lost its teeth
San Francisco in decay
Gavin Newsom’s dirty French Laundry
Biden’s Brezhnev vibes
Insufferable San Francisco
The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
A very San Franciscan president
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.