Oakland writer. I cover politics, the environment, and housing. Published in San Francisco, Politico Magazine, The Economist, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Washington Post.
Jerry Brown Forever
Libby Schaaf Claps Back
A Green House Divided
Peter Thiel’s Apocalypse
Battle of the Bastards
From Berkeley to Breitbart
The Housing Caucus
Consider the Crab
The YIMBYs Next Door
The Happiest Warrior
The Sheriff in Limbo
State and Local Politics
Why a Progressive Candidate for Supervisor Is Suddenly Wooing Techies
This Central Valley Democrat May Be the Key to Defeating Trump
Is Mark Leno’s Mayoral Campaign Doomed?
The People vs. People’s Park
Pamela Lopez Doesn’t Think She’s a Hero. She’s Wrong.
John McAfee Wants You to Vote Different
‘Soda Makes You Fat, and I’m Okay With That’
The Eviction Crisis That Wasn’t
Fancy Hats, Garden Dresses, and Aphrodisiac Weed: An Afternoon at a Silicon Valley ‘High Tea’ Party
The Citizen’s Dilemma
GQ’s ‘San Francisco Is Burning’ Is a Massive Troll
The Urchin Sucker
Why Did San Francisco’s Sea Lions Suddenly Start Attacking People?
The Last Saturday Night at the Empress of China
Scott Wiener’s Radical Strategy to Take a ‘Gay Party Drug’ and Make It Boring
Can Code Be Art?
Think Tank: Michael Pollan
Think Tank: James Damore
Think Tank: Jessie Arreguin
Think Tank: London Breed