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Racing for solutions

Candidates running in District 10 debate the myriad problems facing southeast San Francisco

Tom’s legacy

As Ammiano returns from Sacramento, can he help revive San Francisco's progressive spirit?

Who will San Francisco Dems back in November?

August 12, 2014
In a city dominated by Democrats, the endorsements of the San Francisco Democratic Party carry a lot of weight. Its slate card mailer, showing...

The last Republican

BART Director James Fang faces a well-funded challenge for reelection

Supervisors reject Pinterest proposal, protect PDR businesses from eviction

A spirited hearing before the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee yesterday on the San Francisco Design Center’s application for...

No Wall on the Waterfront wins big, Chiu prevails in Assembly race by slim margin

Developers looking to build high-end luxury condos on the waterfront lost big last night. Proposition B, backed by a campaign committee known as No Wall...

Citizen Agnos comes on strong for Proposition B in support of his Athenian oath

June 2, 2014
By Bruce B. Brugmann  (with the complete  text of Art Agnos speech  to the  May 21 dinner of San Francisco Tomorrow) When Art...

Agnos offers waterfront development history lesson during SFT speech

May 27, 2014
I am delighted to speak to the members and friends of SFT about the waterfront tonight…and a special shout out to Jane Morrison...

Alerts: May 21 – 27, 2014

May 20, 2014
WEDNESDAY 21 San Francisco Tomorrow annual awards dinner Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 The Embarcadero, SF. www.sftomorrow.org. 5:30pm, $50. San Francisco Tomorrow will hold its annual...

Listen to the Guardian’s endorsement interviews

Our endorsements for the June election hit the streets in this week's Bay Guardian, in newsstands now. But although we do explain the reasoning...

Two views of the waterfront

Controversial developments proposed for Port of San Francisco property trigger public debate about who should control the city's valuable edge

Waterfront height-limit proponents praise Warriors arena move

In another waterfront win, the Golden State Warriors have backed off their original arena site to another spot by the bay. Multiple news outlets are...

Alerts: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY 26Hoodies Up! A Day of Remembrance for Trayvon Martin Fruitvale BART Plaza, Oakl. www.stopmassincarceration.net. 4pm, free. On the two-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's...

“Monologos de la Vagina” An artistic and cultural triumph at the Brava theater in the Mission

February 17, 2014
I had just settled into my seat Friday night at the  Brava Theater in the Mission to see  the opening night  production of “Monologos...

On the waterfront

Initiative would give voters a say on big waterfront projects that violate zoning standards

Alerts: January 8 – 14

January 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8Mayor Art Agnos on Warriors development Upper Noe Recreation Center, 299 Day, SF. 7:30pm, free. Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos will discuss...

The Rise of Candidate X

The absolutely true story of how a complete unknown rocketed from political obscurity, electrified the city, tackled real problems, and beat Ed Lee in 2015. 

Homework troubles

School district helps the city with affordable housing, but teachers say they're the ones who need help

Tale of two parties: Voters reject 8 Washington project

From the Election Night victory party for opponents of the 8 Washington waterfront luxury condo project, the overwhelming defeat of developer-backed Propositions B and...

Tale of two parties: Was the 8 Washington defeat a referendum on City Hall?

From tonight’s victory party for opponents of the 8 Washington waterfront luxury condo project, the overwhelming defeat of developer-backed Propositions B&C seemed to go...

LIVE: San Francisco election night coverage (Props B&C losing big)

Tonight's election is a showdown on the waterfront. Propositions B and C offer San Francisco voters the chance to shoot down the 8 Washington...

SF Democratic Party opposes developers’ 8 Washington initiative

August 15, 2013
On Wed/14, members of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee voted 14-6 to oppose Proposition B, a San Francisco ballot measure backed by...

8 Washington and the Warriors

June 11, 2013
I won't be a bit surprised if the Warriors start putting money behind Simon Snellgrove's efforts to win ballot approval for his 8 Washington...

The Warriors Arena: Art Agnos v. Gary Radnich

June 4, 2013
Here's a fun one: former Mayor Art Agnos debating the Warriors arena with Gary Radnich and Larry Krueger. Radnich has always been my favorite...