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  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Health Care Rates Poised to Soar: San Francisco and Its Workers to Foot the Bill

    Being presented with a whopping health care bill is enough to make you ill all over again. It's even worse when one is stuck with a surprise bill. And that's just happened to San Francisco and its employees.Distressing numbers revealed at yesterday's Health Service System board meeting caught the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    San Francisco May Save $15 Million Via 'Coordinated Healthcare'

    Now he'll be required to send the doll's data to the hospital -- and vice versa​When SF Weekly yesterday broke the story that the city is entering into a novel "coordinated healthcare" program that may save millions of dollars, we noted that the pitch sounded an awful lot like something you'd hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Will 'Coordinated Healthcare' Save San Francisco Millions?

    Tommy, first let's collect some 'metadata'​When multimillion dollar businesses adopt language and sales strategies befitting used car dealers -- or worse, Crazy Eddie -- consumers would be wise to clutch tightly to their wallets. Well, tomorrow the city and a bevy of its health providers will anno ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2010

    Let It Bleed

    The city is awash in red ink, thanks to billion-dollar benefit giveaways and our politicians' lack of will.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Guardian Parrots Propaganda in Endorsement Issue

    War is peace, freedom is slavery, and ignorance is strength. Vote YES, YES, YES on public power!​The San Francisco Bay Guardian's "How You Should Think" edition hit newsstands this morning. It's not surprising to see the Guardian inform its readers to do everything organized labor would wish of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2010

    What Privacy Settings?! Kate's Party and the Problem With Facebook Privacy

    Image via The Window Of Bilby​ Meet Kate. Kate created an event on Facebook for her birthday party and forgot to select the closed button. Four days and a bunch of 4chan links later, she faced over 60,000 RSVPs as well as a bunch of viral offshoot groups like "Help Clean Up After Kate's Party." T ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    USF Realizes Its Student Insurance Covered Abortions -- and Aborts It

    Abortion has commandeered headlines of late with the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade last week and Saturday's pro-life rally -- for which many protesters bused into this pro-choice lair from more conservative California zip codes. But there is one story of anti-abortion zeal here in our own bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008
  • Calendar

    April 30, 2003

    Open Your Eyes

    A month of public art and community programs

  • News

    March 12, 2003

    Love Bugs

    Dan took a risk when he picked up Lisa at a hospital lab. So did Lisa.

  • Film

    June 12, 2002
  • News

    January 17, 2001

    As a Matter of Fat

    The city's new weight discrimination law is badly reasoned, legally defective, costly, and bad for public health

  • News

    January 19, 2000

    Blind Faith

    A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.

  • News

    January 8, 1997

    In Sickness and in Health?

    The promise of equal benefits for domestic partners is uncertain under S.F.'s new law

  • Calendar

    September 18, 1996
  • News

    June 28, 1995
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