Sophie Bearman

Sophie Bearman is a New Yorker turned San Franciscan passionate about local politics and policy. Before joining Here/Say Media as the publication's Director of Multimedia, Sophie worked as a digital video producer for CNBC covering the intersection of business and politics and as a reporter for Jigsaw Productions. She is an alum of Harvard College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

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As Fire Season Looms, Some S.F. Residents Call for More Assistance

A growing body of evidence shows wildfire smoke can be deadly. With San Franciscans cautioned to stay indoors in smoky weather, what is the city doing to protect vulnerable residents?

S.F. Leaders to Tourists: ‘This is a Safe City’

SFPD plans to deploy 26 additional officers to high-tourism parts of San Francisco as part of an effort to lure visitors back to the city.

Mother Of Fentanyl Addict Says San Francisco Needs To Do More To Save Her Son

A Bay Area mother is protesting the open-air drug market in the Tenderloin.

Meet San Francisco’s 14-Year-Old Wild Yeast Wrangler

How this sourdough whiz kid breaks bread with the community.

San Francisco Public Schools Commit To Full Return This Fall With New Start Times

San Francisco Unified School District reiterated its commitment on Tuesday to return students to full-time, in-person instruction in the fall.

SF School Board Pledges To Reopen Full Time For All Students In The Fall

This news comes as a major relief for families who have been asking for months about the district’s reopening plans.

Chinatown Trails Rest Of San Francisco In Vaccinations

Chinatown is lagging behind every other San Francisco neighborhood in terms of vaccinating its senior population, according to an analysis conducted by Here/Say Media and affirmed by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Meet The Parents Behind An Effort To Recall Three SF School Board Members

The couple, who met on Tinder in June, plans to bootstrap their way to San Francisco’s first successful recall effort in nearly 40 years.

San Francisco’s Elite Lowell High Has A Serious Culture Problem. What About Other District High Schools?

It’s been a rollercoaster few months for academically competitive Lowell High School. In January, it…

‘The School District Is Pretty Much Failing Them’: With The Vaccine In Play, When Can SF’s Schools Reopen?

Like much of the country, San Francisco is embroiled in a debate over when and how best to reopen schools, with health experts and educators divided on the issue. But for Erika Foots, a single mother raising five children, it’s simple: “As far as my children go, I feel that the school district is pretty much failing them,” she said.