Midsummer Mass

A lovely ride last night, really friendly, lots of newbies and oldtimers too. Had many great conversations along the way, and rode much longer than I can remember riding for the past few years. We went up Sutter, down Stockton and around Union Square, up Geary all the way to a u-turn on Fillmore (!) […]

CREAM and more

Here’s a super fast entry! (Impossible!)… Today’s new Bay Guardian is full of Mona’s amazing illustrations, and even a short essay by yours truly on the future of San Francisco… check it out… and if you didn’t already know, that same future of the city is being debated at City Hall in front of the […]

Of Buried Creeks and Thwarted Plans

I wrote this essay for the July issue of the SPUR (San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association) newsletter. They published it in a somewhat edited, toned-down version, of course. I have huge respect for my friend Gabriel Metcalf, who is SPUR’s executive director now (!), but of course the organization itself has a somewhat […]