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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...

Endorsements 2014

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

End mass incarceration

EDITORIAL We at the Bay Guardian wholeheartedly support the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and its call for the month of October to be "a...

New protections for abortion seekers proposed, but may face rival efforts

After a years-long saga of trying to regulate the loudest and rudest protesters outside clinics that offer abortions, a new law may finally protect...

Golden Gate unions to strike this week, stall commutes

The Golden Gate Bridge Labor coalition announced it will strike this week, impacting commutes via bridge or ferries, and perhaps both.Thirteen unions in the...

Golden Gate Bridge strikes won’t effect commuters…yet

Golden Gate Bridge iron workers are on strike today , protesting retiree healthcare issues their union says were not addressed in 2012. Commuters will not...

Tale of two Internets

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

Racing for solutions

Candidates running in District 10 debate the myriad problems facing southeast San Francisco

Taking a cue from SF, California Legislature bans plastic bags and offers paid sick leave

September 2, 2014
California lawmakers took two big steps forward last week, passing a statewide plastic bag ban and a measure providing workers with three sick days...

Tom’s legacy

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

Ranks of opposition to 16th and Mission development grow as Plaza 16 pushes forward

In the sea of nonprofit leaders, career organizers, and rabblerousers, one old man put the Mission's struggle into context, last night . It was a...

Public hospitals are too Lean

OPINION The San Francisco Department of Public Health is paying Rona Consulting Group, an out-of-state consulting firm, $1.3 million of taxpayer dollars to implement...

Rise up singing

'Alive Inside' charts one man's quest to bring music to patients with memory loss

Everyone’s hospital

SF General — a top trauma center, important safety net, and major city commitment to public health — moves into an uncertain transition period

King of the commons

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

Betty Yee cleared for November runoff after Perez halts Controller’s race recount

California Controller candidate Betty Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, will officially square off against Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, a Republican, in the November runoff...

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Nonprofit workers shout down Board of Supervisors meeting, 11 detained

Nearly 100 nonprofit workers and their allies, hungry for a raise, marched through the corridors of City Hall today and shouted down the Board...

Film Listings: July 9 – 15, 2014

July 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

The Guardian Hot Pink List 2014

June 24, 2014
For the past few years, as part of our annual Queer Issue, we've rounded up a few of the people who have...

Pack it up

Moving to gay San Francisco, 20 years ago

Justice delayed is justice denied

EDITORIAL Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who try to identify with both the progressive movement and business-oriented Mayor Ed Lee —...

American revolution: Smith Henderson talks ‘Fourth of July Creek’

Smith Henderson is all smiles. His debut novel, Fourth of July Creek, has been receiving rave reviews since its release two weeks ago, has...

New minimum wage proposal less ambitious, has broader support

June 10, 2014
San Francisco bears the unfortunate distinction of having the fastest-growing income inequality nationwide. At the same time, the city may retain its more progressive...