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Benefits: May 19-May 25

Ways to have fun while giving back this weekFriday, May 21Threatened, Endangered, ExtinctCelebrate 2010 Endangered Species Day at this lively discussion with experts currently...

On the Cheap Listings

On the Cheap listings are compiled by Paula Connelly. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com.THURSDAY 20Open Show #13 Rayko, 428 3rd St., SF;...

Shine up your trikes: Tour de Castro’s wheelin’ through

Sat/22 -- hereforthwith known to the State of California and someday to the US and World as Harvey Milk Day -- is going to...

Is it okay to be quietly gay?

The White House barely had time to announce President Obama’s latest Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, before the spin controllers were scrambling to...

Nevius makes the case for a progressive DCCC

Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius made an excellent argument for supporting the Guardian’s slate of progressive candidates for the Democratic County Central Committee in Saturday’s...

Coming soon to “a San Francisco sidewalk near you”

Early this month, San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon explained to the Guardian his rationale for a proposed sit / lie ordinance, which would...

Buying power

How PG&E and Mercury Insurance are spending millions to try to trick Californians into voting for corporate interests

The Green Party’s nadir

With its numbers down and its stars leaving, a progressive party contemplates its prospects

The “Newsom wins” merry-go-round: What fun

Gavin Newsom still hasn’t said for sure that he’s in the race for lt. governor, although just about everyone in town now thinks he's...

Marijuana goes mainstream

Take a tour of the Bay Area's best cannabis clubs, which are proving that prohibition is the problem, not pot

Editorial: The mayor’s race starts now

Ross and Jeff and any other progressive candidates need to decide soon if they are serious about running for mayor and either announce that...

Best of the Bay 2009: City Living

Editors Picks

Black Friday indeed

By Steven T. Jones Whether you mark the day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day (I tend toward the latter), the color...

Our weekly picks

What to do Nov. 11-17, 2009

“We demand equality!”

By Ryan Thomas Riddle The message was clear from the demonstrators and speakers at last night’s (Nov. 4) equality rally at Harvey Milk Plaza:...

The Maine event (and rally)

By Marke B. Already punished by paisley blouses, sweater vests, turtlenecks, stone-wash, feathered hair, and knee problems. Image via Towleroad. Even lamer than the title of...

The battle for District 6

A suddenly hot election could determine the balance of power on the next Board of Supervisors

The Democrats wild night

By Tim Redmond Well, I’m really sorry I missed the Democratic Party gala Wednesday night. Apparently it was quite a show. Brian Leubitz has a...

Campos’ civil rights legislation heads to Board

Text and photos by Sarah Phelan Sup. David Campos’ proposal to amend the city’s sanctuary ordinance so that it extends due process to youth inched...

Fall fairs and festivals

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: A fabulous mess of outdoor festivities and more

Protest HIV program cuts

By C. Nellie Nelson Pride At Work protests the mayor's budget on Pride day. Photo: Luke Thomas, Fog CIty Journal Today at 5 pm the LGBT...

How to repeal Prop. 8

This time, let's get it right

Editorial: How to repeal Prop. 8

Follow Harvey Milk's advice: the more Californians meet and interact with openly gay and lesbian people, the less likely voters will be to sanction...