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Smart Ideas From Other Cities: Paris’ Public Pissoirs

In 2016 a small, outdoor cement urinal installed at the edge of…

Smart Ideas From Other Cities: San Diego’s Safe Parking Program

A lawsuit filed against the City and County of San Francisco last…

Smart Ideas From Other Cities: Utilities Powered by the People

What would California’s increasingly devastating wildfires look like if PG&E were beholden…

Smart Ideas From Other Cities: Car-Free Streets

Norman Bel Geddes’ Futurama pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair brought the vision…

California Expands Anti-DUI Technology

“As a nurse at a trauma center in the East Bay for…

2019 Brings End to Era of Police Secrecy

A slew of records related to police shootings and misconduct is headed…

The Fall of Facebook is Imminent

The past two years have been bumpy for those in power. In…

Chaos and Deadlock in 2019 and Beyond

It seems as if we’ve endured three or four examples of the…

You’ll Never Set Foot on These S.F. Islands — and That’s Okay

Just 30 miles away from San Francisco’s bitter housing debates and scooter-filled…

The 10 Best Movies of 2018

10. The Other Side of the Wind Orson Welles’ most legendary unfinished…