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End mass incarceration

EDITORIAL We at the Bay Guardian wholeheartedly support the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and its call for the month of October to be "a...

Changing the climate in SF

EDITORIAL As hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City and other cities around the world for a Global Climate...

Bridge the housing-Muni divide

EDITORIAL One the most frustrating political conflicts in San Francisco this election season is the schism between sustainable transportation activists and affordable housing advocates,...

Defend the deal

EDITORIAL Creating a functional and equitable San Francisco for tomorrow requires political will and foresight today. Do our current political leaders have the requisite...

Get to work

EDITORIAL The San Francisco Board of Supervisors returned to work this week after a month-long summer recess. While it may be too much to...

No comment

EDITORIAL We've heard quite a bit of reader feedback to our decision last week to indefinitely suspend comments on our SFBG.com website (see "Troll...

Burners and residents matter

EDITORIAL Burning Man and San Francisco have developed a close and symbiotic relationship in recent years, with members of the Board of Supervisors doing...

Airbnb must work with SF

EDITORIALAirbnb and other companies that facilitate illegal short-term apartment rentals to tourists visiting San Francisco need to engage in a more honest and direct...

Arguments against minimum wage increase are out of touch

EDITORIAL"Will the SF minimum wage hike kill our restaurants?" Zagat SF tweeted last week.No, Chicken Little, it won't. Not even if you tweet it.Two...

Reducing phone charges helps inmates connect with families

OPINIONIt's expensive being poor. Families of inmates often live on the edge of insolvency.I know a mother of two, married to a man doing...

Housing ballot measures would weaken city policy

With market-rate housing construction booming, Kim abandons effort to balance it with more affordability 

Appealing to San Francisco values

EDITORIAL When lawyers become politicians, and when those politicians assume offices where they can exercise discretion about when to appeal judicial rulings, the decision...

Stop Big Tech sprawl

EDITORIAL The footprint of Big Tech companies and their employees continues to spread through San Francisco, gobbling up the vast majority of commercial office...

Don’t weaken protections against chain stores

EDITORIAL As we reported two weeks ago ("Breaking the chains," June 17), the San Francisco Planning Commission will soon consider rival measures to modify...

End corporate welfare

EDITORIAL Big, powerful corporations seem to always find a way to get what they want out of City Hall, particularly under the administration of...

Justice delayed is justice denied

EDITORIAL Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who try to identify with both the progressive movement and business-oriented Mayor Ed Lee —...

Housing crisis requires creative thinking

Waterfront luxury condos aren't the path to affordable housing.

End the open primary experiment

EDITORIAL This week's primary election on June 3 occurred after Guardian press time for this issue, but there's one conclusion that we can draw...

Progressives challenge mayor’s abuse of authority

EDITORIAL Mayor Ed Lee has repeatedly overstepped his authority on behalf of the entrenched political and economic interests who put him into office, and...

Let’s share, for real

EDITORIAL Global capitalism is a wasteful system that produces way too much stuff and uses too much energy shipping that stuff all over world,...

Stop wiggling around the bike debate

EDITORIALOur blog post last week about traffic cops ticketing bicyclists riding the Wiggle on Bike to Work Day (see "Bike sting on BTWD," page...

Politics trumps police oversight

EDITORIALA proven advocate for the public interest was removed from the San Francisco Police Commission last week. Not only was this a missed opportunity...

The future of Piers 30-32

EDITORIALIt was good news for San Francisco when the Golden State Warriors withdrew a proposal to build a new arena on Piers 30-32 and...

Hold BART accountable for deaths

EDITORIALBay Area Rapid Transit made a deadly miscalculation last year — one that built on years of reckless decisions to value efficiency over safety...