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Reform BART’s approach to labor

By Christina Olague OPINION If BART is part of your daily commute, you know how critical a reliable system is to Bay Area working...

Supes to vote on Avalos’ “Let’s Elect Our Elected Officials” measure

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote tomorrow (Tue/15) on whether to submit a charter amendment to the ballot that would require a...


As recycling centers close en masse throughout the city, small businesses may owe millions in fees

The anti-sunshine gang intensifies its attacks on the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force in City Hall

By Bruce B. Brugmann   (with special sunshine vendetta chronology by Richard Knee)  The Guardian story in the current issue demonstrates in 96 point...

Police provide explanation of Bernal Heights Park shooting at emotional town hall meeting

The San Francisco Police Department held a town hall meeting at Leonard Flynn Elementary school last night to discuss a March 21 officer-involved...

Fire displaces Olague

A fire broke out on Christmas night at the home of Christina Olague, a former San Francisco supervisor, and fatally injured her housemate and...

Former supervisor displaced after Christmas Day fire

A fire broke out on Christmas night at the home of Christina Olague, a former San Francisco supervisor, and fatally injured her housemate and...

On Guard

The story behind the Bay Guardian's new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

On Guard: The story behind the Bay Guardian’s new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

Longtime Bay Guardian Editor Tim Redmond left the newspaper last week in a dispute with its new owners over personnel changes and his...

Look for a quick decision on D4 appointment

A Democratic Party resolution calling on Ed Lee to appoint a mother to the Board of Supervisors may have driven the slow-moving mayor to...

White men behaving (very) badly

Presenting the 2012 Off-Guard awards for the worst of a dismal yaer

The next board president

No, it's not just a title. Here's our best case scenario, and a word of advice for City Hall

More recycling fallout

Small businesses gird for high fees after HANC closure


The city's eviction of HANC's recycling center could harm local businesses along with the gardeners and recyclers

Left-right punch knocks out increased development fees for Muni

A new and unusual coalition of nonprofit, religious, and corporate interests today killed a legislative effort to get more money for Muni ...


WED, NOV. 28Grannies rally against fiscal cliff outside the Federal Building, Mission and 7th streets, SF, free, jreid@californiaalliance.org. The California Alliance for Retired Americans,...

The plutocrat

Tech mogul Ron Conway is trying to buy San Francisco politics and sell his pro-business agenda

Supervisors approve nudity ban on close vote

Over the objections of progressive supervisors and under threats of a lawsuit from nudists and civil liberties advocates, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors...

Shit happened

A short take on Recology's black bin blues -- plus, a group mounting a crusade against pro sports homophobia

Sorting out a strange election

What the Nov. 6 results mean -- and don't mean

Out of the last closet

It got pretty well buried in the last-minute election madness, but Sups. David Campos and Christina Olague did a very cool thing Oct. 31...

Election makes the Board of Supervisors tougher to predict

I'm still a bit too bleary-eyed for serious political analysis on D5 or other races today, but I'll offer a few of my own...

D5 race displays key SF political dynamics

There’s so much to say about the District 5 supervisorial race, whose top five finishers’ parties I attended tonight, gathering interesting perspectives from each...

Preliminary RCV points to Breed, Crowley

How incredibly strange: District Five, the most left-leaning district in the city, just elected a moderate supervisor who supports the sit-lie law and has...