Paul Berens

San Francisco

SF has been home for the last . I appreciate its beauty and fog and distinctiveness while at the same time I lament its problems1234hic manebimus optime.

Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach Baker Beach, December 2013.

  1. Gibson, Michael, “San Francisco’s Slow-Motion Suicide”, National Review, Apr. 8, 2019. 

  2. Arroyo, Noah, “65% of San Franciscans say life in the city is worse now than when they moved here”, San Francisco Chronicle, Sep. 13, 2022. 

  3. Moritz, Michael, “Even Democrats Like Me Are Fed Up With San Francisco”, New York Times, Feb. 26, 2023 

  4. Heller, Nathan, “What Happened to San Francisco, Really?”, The New Yorker, Oct. 16, 2023