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SF General will lose much of its federal subsidy under Obamacare

November 19, 2013
As President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is phased in over the next couple years, San Francisco General Hospital will lose at least...

Legal foes invited to weigh in on healthcare policy

A few years ago, the Golden Gate Restaurant Association lost a legal battle it waged over the employer mandates in the city's landmark Health...

Mayor on local health care policy: “Everything is on the table”

July 30, 2013
A recent controversy has been brewing around San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance, the 2006 legislation authored by then-Sup. Tom Ammiano that created Healthy...

Michael Mina reaches settlement after overcharging customers at his SF restaurants

Celebrity Chef Michael Mina and his four San Francisco restaurants – Michael Mina, RN74, Bourbon Steak, and Clock Bar – have agreed to pay...

Check, please

Top San Francisco restaurants facing exposure over health surcharge

Endorsements 2012: San Francisco races

Rizzo and Selby for D5 supervisor. Our top choice in D1 is Eric Mar

SF needs healthy housing

It's time to get beyond Band-Aids

Guardian exclusive: the health-care scam chart

Who's gaming Healthy SF with phony surcharges? A Guardian exclusive

End the health-care scam

Businesses charge a health-care surcharge then keep the money for profit.

Michael Goldstein, 1953-2011

Longtime activist sought to rally people around a progressive agenda for San Francisco

Supreme Court rejects Healthy SF challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to consider a challenge to the Healthy San Francisco program that provides low-cost health coverage to city...

How healthy is Healthy SF?

The program is a pioneering effort — but will budget cuts damage it?

Will the Supremes take Healthy SF challenge?

March 10, 2009
By Sarah Phelan Next stop the Supreme Court? That at least is where Kevin Westley, executive director of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, said his group...