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12/23/2015

  Cities like San Francisco must devise clever solutions for affordable housing in large part because the classic approach—getting... More»

12/22/2015

  When Wayne’s daughter, Shay, was about to turn five, he asked her what was going to happen on her birthday. “I... More»

12/22/2015

  Sam De Brouwer hands me a sleek device about the size and shape of a makeup compact. Called the... More»

12/22/2015

  Read about the rise of "citizen science" in Andrew Leonard's January feature, "... More»

12/21/2015

  When doctors drop the C word, many patients automatically assume that they’re going to die. Courtney... More»

12/21/2015

  On the afternoon of February 25, 2015, artist and curator Susan O’Malley was at home in Berkeley, taking care of... More»

12/18/2015

  In 1958, a 43-year-old cardiac arrhythmia patient named Arne Larsson received the first implantable pacemaker. It was... More»

12/18/2015

  How a List Like This Gets Made No matter how much research you do, the science of determining which doctors are a... More»

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12/17/2015

  Every funeral is a contradiction—a celebration of life and a lamentation of death—but Mario Woods’s... More»

12/17/2015

  PART I: HOW A FIRE DECIDES THINGS It was kind of a dark day. It was overcast. I was playing in my garden. I had... More»

12/14/2015

  The official San Francisco Police Department line on the December 2 shooting death of Mario Woods,... More»

12/14/2015

  As everyone else looks to 2016, Kimberly Ellis has her eyes firmly set on 2026 and 2028. Ellis is the executive director of... More»