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Chuck Prophet on glam rock, his new record, and how the Castro is turning into a strip mall

October 2, 2014
Chuck Prophet's been around the San Francisco music scene long enough to make a name for himself in a few regards: He can be...

Guardian Intelligence

WHO OWNS THE NEW SF?This week, former Bay Guardian editor and publisher Tim Redmond published an epic investigation on his 48Hills site showing that...

Investigation shows outsider ownership of SF’s luxury condos

September 29, 2014
Former Bay Guardian editor and publisher Tim Redmond has a great new investigation on his 48Hills site showing how many new luxury condos in...

Rising tenant buyouts in SF targeted by new legislation and map

September 11, 2014
A new interactive map published today by the Anti Eviction Mapping Project shows the spike in tenancy buyouts over the last year in San...

Chuck Prophet to Scott Wiener: Shut the fuck up about Duboce Triangle

August 29, 2014
Musician and historically outspoken SF resident Chuck Prophet, who'll be gracing us with his brand of ramblin' rock and roll at this year's Hardly...

Purr-suit of happiness: SF SPCA aims to save more lives with its new adoption center

July 17, 2014
Last year, the SF SPCA assisted with 5,084 cat and dog adoptions. With its new adoption center near Bryant and 16th Streets, which opened...

Eviction imminent for San Francisco Community Recycler’s Center

July 16, 2014
This morning (Wed/16), outside the San Francisco Community Recycler's Center in the parking lot of the Safeway at Church and Market streets, a group...

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...

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...

In my room

Doe Eye retreats to her high school bedroom and emerges with a full-length debut. Plus: Papercuts' Jason Quever on writing, catharsis, and how he's not as depressed as everyone thinks

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...

This Week’s Picks: May 14 – 20, 2014

May 13, 2014
WEDNESDAY 13 KQED Presents an Evening With Ken Burns Remember slowly drifting off while watching documentaries during history class on a warm afternoon? Well, if...


Hector Romero pays tribute to Frankie Knuckles Sat/10.

Drinking with DiMaggio

THE WEEKNIGHTER Rounding the bases at Double Play bar

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...

Cleaning up poor people

Secretive agenda behind Clean Up The Plaza threatens one of San Francisco's last low-income neighborhoods

The Goldies: What we’re fighting for

EDITORIAL If you want to understand what we at the Bay Guardian and activists from the broader progressive movement mean when we say that...

“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...

This Week’s Picks: February 12 – 18, 2014

February 11, 2014
WEDNESDAY 12When The Landscape Is Quiet Again: North Dakota's Oil Boom In a land far, far away, the greedy hands of oilmongers are ripping...

A very Indy decade

Plus: The West Coast re-emergence of Aa, local label love at the B.A.R.F.

Staying power

San Francisco tenants' movement rises up and sets the agenda

Gimme 5: Must-see shows this week

February 4, 2014
The Bay Area music-related Internets was ablaze this week with the rumor that whiskey-fueled nights at the Mission's belovedly divey Elbo Room may be...