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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...

LIVE June election coverage UPDATED

Follow the San Francisco Bay Guardian tonight as we cover the 2014 Primary Election live! A war on the waterfront is brewing, with Proposition...


Google buses, library targets the homeless, and Kelly takes on Cohen in D10

Kelly challenges Cohen in D10

February 18, 2014
After being narrowly edged out in the race for the District 10 seat on the Board of Supervisors four years ago, Potrero Hill political...

H. Brown: Goodbye to all that, we hope

January 23, 2014
In an SF Weekly piece published yesterday, it was announced that progressive political blogger and gadabout H. Brown – an "irascible" man who has...

The Rise of Candidate X

The absolutely true story of how a complete unknown rocketed from political obscurity, electrified the city, tackled real problems, and beat Ed Lee in 2015. 

Tale of two parties: Voters reject 8 Washington project

From the Election Night victory party for opponents of the 8 Washington waterfront luxury condo project, the overwhelming defeat of developer-backed Propositions B and...

LIVE: San Francisco election night coverage (Props B&C losing big)

Tonight's election is a showdown on the waterfront. Propositions B and C offer San Francisco voters the chance to shoot down the 8 Washington...

Go vote! And then go party!

November 5, 2013
It’s been quiet at the polls for today’s election with just a few more hours until they close. Although the Department of Elections predicted...

The Guardian’s voter Clip-Out Guide

October 30, 2013
So we’ve heard a little confusion — and even some amusing conspiracy theories — about why the Guardian’s regular voter Clip-Out Guide isn’t on...

White men behaving (very) badly

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

Sorting out a strange election

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

Election makes the Board of Supervisors tougher to predict

November 7, 2012
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 candidates and other Election Night photos

November 7, 2012
Photographer Tim Daw joined me on an Election Night trek through the San Francisco Democratic Party headquarters, five election night parties in the highly...

Oh nice, Obama won: What the celebration looked like at El Rio last night

November 7, 2012
"Some weird, Kool Aid-tasting shot. I don't really know what it was, but it was something." -- was passed around at the League of Pissed-Off...

What’s happening tonight

November 6, 2012
According to the SF Department of Elections, the first results -- including just the absentees received before Election Day -- will be posted here...

Elsewhere on election night, cannabis could get fired up

November 6, 2012
What's on the California ballot this year that pot activists should be stoked on? Absolutely nothing! (Unless you're interested in eliminating the death penalty,...

City Editor Steven T. Jones on where to get rowdy, dramatic, and/or historically significant for Election 2012

November 6, 2012
Sure you voted (you voted, right?), but do you know where your election night party is? After as many years as he's been in...

Follow the election night parties and results with SFBG

November 6, 2012
Happy election day! Yes, the barrage of political propaganda will soon give way to celebrations, concessions, ruminations, and spin, spin, spin. As always, the...

On the Om Front: Yoga politicking

November 1, 2012
I’ve heard it said that the best test for how enlightened you’ve become is to see how calm you are while spending an entire...

Stage Listings

October 30, 2012
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Man for the moment?

John Rizzo's calm demeanor and steady progressivism may be the antidote to the sordid D5 supervisorial race

Stage Listings

October 23, 2012
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

The ‘heightened sensitivity’ blues

One woman's angertorial regarding progressive politics in SF