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September 20, 2011

Our perspective on the week's most notable San Francisco news

Burner artists go bigger and wider

I've been covering Burning Man for many years, both for the Guardian and my book, so it's easy to feel a little jaded about...

Reject the Treasure Island plan

19,000 new residents minus a plan for transportation equals a problem

Editorial: Reject the Treasure Island plan

April 26, 2011
After a long, long hearing April 21, as the San Francisco Planning Commission prepared to vote on an ambitious development plan for Treasure Island,...

The Treasure Island nightmare

April 19, 2011
There are times when people like me, who think development should be driven by public needs, not private profit, are in something of a...

US EPA, SF Health Department and Lennar accused of asbestos collusion

March 21, 2011
The  SLAM Coalition of Bayview Hunters Point Community Organizations and the New Orleans-based Advocates for Environmental Human Rights held a press conference outside US...

Green Bay Packers’ Desmond Bishop drops in on Lee

February 15, 2011
So, there I was sitting in the Mayor’s Office with fellow Guardian reporter Rebecca Bowe waiting to see Mayor Ed Lee when in walks...

Don’t nobody give a damn: day 3

January 27, 2011
Unemployed construction workers protested outside UC Mission Bay’s Hospital building for the third day straight—but by early afternoon seemed to have got some clarification from UC...

Don’t nobody still give a damn?

January 26, 2011
For the second day in a row, Aboriginal Blackmen United (ABU), a community organization that represents unemployed construction workers from Bayview Hunters Point, embarassed...

Jerry Brown wants to eliminate Redevelopment

January 4, 2011
Calitics reveals today that newly sworn-in Gov. Jerry Brown told the Sacramento Bee that he’s proposing to eliminate local redevelopment agencies as part of...

Does Mayor Newsom represent SF workers or San Mateo politicians?

December 22, 2010
"Does Newsom represent local workers or San Mateo politicians?" That’s the question being asked  at City Hall today. And it’s threatening to deliver an...

Thrown under the bus, Arc sues Redevelopment

December 6, 2010
Arc Ecology filed suit today in federal court against the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, citing First Amendment issues and the Commission’s alleged retaliation for...

D10 nail biting continues, but Cohen remains in lead

November 10, 2010
When the city’s Department of Elections ran its second preliminary round of ranked choice voting scores Nov. 9, neither of the leading D10 contenders...

ABU to UCSF: adopt local hire plan or halt Mission Bay hospital construction

November 8, 2010
Aboriginal Blacks United (ABU) President James Richards has asked UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann to meet with the community before Nov. 15 about UCSF’s local...

Don’t nobody give a damn about us!

October 28, 2010
As Supervisor John Avalos' proposal to mandate local hiring for publicly-funded construction projects heads for a committee hearing next week, local hiring protests continue...

Lynette Sweet’s finances: Curiouser and curiouser

September 27, 2010
By this time it's old news that Lynette Sweet, current BART Board Budget Committee chair and District 10 supervisorial candidate, has some issues with...

The real Steve Moss

September 23, 2010
Some folks are so mad about D. 10 candidate Steve Moss that they have put together a website titled The Real Steve Moss that...

Board votes on Candlestick-Shipyard project EIR appeal today

July 13, 2010
All images by Luke Thomas The Chronicle’s suggestion that the city’s massive Candlestick-shipyard project may be facing smoother sailing seems like wishful thinking to...

Buyer beware of Candlestick-Shipyard project

July 13, 2010
Board President David Chiu has introduced five amendments to the city’s Candlestick Point-Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment proposal. All five are a good start, but longtime...

Political litmus test for Hunters Point Shipyard access?

Even though the U.S. Navy abandoned the Hunters Point Shipyard in 1974, the military has continued to control access to the shipyard that helped...

Day after 49ers vote, EPA says shipyard dust monitoring OK

The day after the 49ers scored "a touchdown with Santa Clara voters", the U.S. EPA announced it has finalized a report about asbestos dust...

Newsom and his commissioners just love Candlestick/Shipyard report

 Text by Sarah Phelan, photos by Luke ThomasToday, I’m dedicating Michael Franti’s  “Say hey, (I love you)” to the entire Redevelopment Commission and the...

What happens when Lennar doesn’t have a say

Today the Planning Commission holds a hearing about Lennar's massive development plan for Candlestick and Hunters Point Shipyard, a plan the Guardian has been...

Events listings

April 20, 2010
Event Listings are compiled by Paula Connelly. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. WEDNESDAY 21 "Out in Israel" Various locations, visit www.outinisraelsf.org for more...