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Forum begins to bridge the housing-transportation divide

October 10, 2014
Advocates for sustainable transportation and affordable housing in San Francisco — who have been pitted against each other in this election — discussed their...

Guardian Intelligence

HOT AND STICKY HARDLY STRICTLYIf you were among the estimated 750,000 people who poured into Golden Gate Park this past weekend for Hardly Strictly...

Endorsements 2014

Vote to give Muni more money, raise the minimum wage, discourage real estate speculation, and send Campos to Sacramento

Opponents seek changes in Airbnb legislation before big hearing

October 6, 2014
The broad and diverse coalition opposing Sup. David Chiu’s legislation to legalize and regulate Airbnb and other short-term housing rental companies — which the...

Stage Listings: Oct. 1-6, 2014

October 1, 2014
THEATEROPENINGAbsolutely Fabulous Stage Werx, 446 Valencia, SF; www.eventbrite.com/e/absolutely-fabulous-abfab-tickets-12641718721. $15-35. Opens Thu/2, 8pm. Runs Thu, 8pm; Fri, 11pm. Through Dec 12. The hit British sitcom...

Our Weekly Picks: Oct 1-8, 2014

September 30, 2014
THURSDAY 2  Great Gatsby Loft Party Dust off that swanky flapper dress, feather headband, and Grandma's pearls, or go as a gangster with that...

Now that Willie Brown is a lobbyist, will the SF Chronicle finally cut him loose?

Years ago, the San Francisco Chronicle handed Willie Brown a megaphone, but now that he's officially recognized as a paid lobbyist, isn't it time...

Moderate politicians push “affordable housing” definition up to higher income brackets

September 26, 2014
San Francisco, its General Plan Housing Element, and various city codes have always had a very specific definition of what they mean by “affordable...

Ruinous beauty

With a hook-filled, hard-charging new record, Bob Mould explores loss, acceptance, and looks, as always, to the future

Money for Muni

Learning the A, B, and Ls of this fall's transportation ballot measures

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...

Still not sharing

Airbnb slammed at city hearing for not paying taxing or cooperating with proposed regulations

Legal aid funding for undocumented youth clears board committee

September 10, 2014
Brian, who is 12, came to the United States from Guatemala with his younger brother, Edwin, who is seven. They arrived in a car...

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...

Tale of two Internets

Officials work to close the digital divide, an inequitable reality even in high-tech SF

Developers lobby hard to slash payments promised to Transbay Terminal and high-speed rail

September 8, 2014
Will the San Francisco Board of Supervisors let developers of the biggest office towers proposed for San Francisco renege on promises to help pay...

The sound of America

Hits and history mix in 'Motown the Musical'

Theater Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Tom’s legacy

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

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Shahum leaving SF Bike Coalition to study Vision Zero

August 12, 2014
San Francisco cyclists are losing a key advocate — but this and other US cities may next year gain a knowledgable new leader for...

Events: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

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...

Chinese youth rally for a brighter future

High school students with Youth Movement of Justice Organizing (Youth MOJO) rally for a higher minimum wage and a tenant protection measure for the November ballot.