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Strange bedfellows: Moderate Mark Farrell endorses progressive David Campos for Assembly

Political moderate Supervisor Mark Farrell announced his endorsement of Supervisor David Campos for Assembly today. It's a real shocker, here's why. A bastion of Marina district...

King of the commons

Departing director of Sunday Streets made community organizing the key to opening up public space

BEST OF THE BAY 2013: LOCAL HEROES

October 16, 2013
Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble, and Tim RedmondThe San Francisco Bay Guardian — which has had a significant impact on the Bay Area's cultural and...

Compromises deliver results

OPINION When Guardian Editor Steven T. Jones asked me to respond to his recent columns ("Chiu becomes City Hall's go-to guy for solving tough...

Stand up for the little guy

OPINION Last week, my partner and I journeyed early one morning to Sacramento to sign documents at the Secretary of State. We did this...

Into thin air

"Shareable housing" is causing apartments to vanish from SF's rental market — yet popular, profitable sites like Airbnb violate local laws

Chiu: centrist compromiser, effective legislator, or both

At the start of this year, when I wrote a Guardian cover story profile of Sup. Scott Wiener (which SF Weekly and San Francisco...

Chiu becomes City Hall’s go-to guy for solving tough problems

At the start of this year, when I wrote a Guardian cover story profile of Sup. Scott Wiener (which SF Weekly and San Francisco...

Giraudo (and activists) close CPMC deal

The takeaway message from a July 11 press conference held in the Mayor's Office touting legislation authorizing California Pacific Medical Center's construction of two...

A community-based coalition, a trio of supervisors and a very special mediator helped seal CPMC deal

July 12, 2013
The takeaway message from a July 11 press conference held in the Mayor’s office touting legislation authorizing California Pacific Medical Center’s construction of two...

Care clash

UC hospital workers allege unsafe working conditions

Sutter/CPMC agrees to a contract with its nurses in SF, clearing the path for its hospital deal

Ending a long and contentious labor impasse and setting the stage for the city to approve the pair of new hospitals that Sutter Health...

Do we care?

Local activists push for better recognition for caregiving professions

The real CPMC story

Unsung heroes and how it all went down

CPMC deal gets warm welcome despite some shortcomings

Even though the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the term sheet for the California Pacific Medical Center's hospital deal this week, comments from the...

Editor’s Notes

The mayor makes bad deals

Next, the Treasure Island sellout

March 11, 2013
Now that he's done such a bang-up job negotiating a deal for the CMPC hospital, leaving the supervisors to clean up the mess, does...

Labor activist urges “innovation” in workers’ rights organizing

March 11, 2013
Even as renowned labor activist Bill Fletcher Jr. geared up for a talk last Thursday to describe the dire situation he believes the labor...

Nurses still waiting for CPMC to fully embrace San Francisco

Labor and community activists cheered this week's news of a much-improved deal between the city and California Pacific Medical Center to build two new...

Compromised position

Mayor Lee's waffling on big issues is hurting the city's ability to cut the best deals for the public

“Unlikely trio” of supervisors saves CPMC hospital deal

An ideologically diverse trio of supervisors, a community-minded mediator, and a deliberate negotiations process (one that that involved local stakeholders and verified corporate claims)...

Alerts

January 15, 2013
THURSDAY 17Refugee HotelContemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission, SF. 6:30-8pm. Join photographer Jim Goldberg, photographer Gabriele Stabile, and journalist Juliet Linderman for a discussion about...

Chiu’s committee assignments keep the moderates in charge

January 15, 2013
A week after engineering his unanimous re-election to an unprecedented third consecutive term as president of the Board of Supervisors, David Chiu today announced...

The Chamber of Commerce becomes even more irrelevant

January 14, 2013
It's been years since anyone really took the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce seriously as a political force. The verdict from the techies came...