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Forum begins to bridge the housing-transportation divide

October 10, 2014
Advocates for sustainable transportation and affordable housing in San Francisco — who have been pitted against each other in this election — discussed their...

Join the Bay Guardian for a community forum on housing and transportation

October 8, 2014
Fed up with the current state of housing and transit in our city?So are we. In collaboration with the San Francisco Transit Riders Union,...

Endorsements 2014

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

Prop. L puts cars over people

September 30, 2014
By Fran Taylor OPINION Just as climate change most affects people who contributed little or nothing to causing it, pollution and injury from traffic...

SEIU Local 1021 backs motorist measure and a Republican. WTF?!?!

September 23, 2014
Service Employees International Union Local 1021 — which has long played an important role in San Francisco’s progressive movement, providing the money...

Money for Muni

Learning the A, B, and Ls of this fall's transportation ballot measures

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
MASONIC MOONWALKBeck brought his endlessly funky band to the new Masonic Sept. 19 for opening night, where they ran through melancholy new tunes from...

Changing the climate in SF

EDITORIAL As hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City and other cities around the world for a Global Climate...

Bridge the housing-Muni divide

EDITORIAL One the most frustrating political conflicts in San Francisco this election season is the schism between sustainable transportation activists and affordable housing advocates,...

Supervisor Mar calls for more bike access on Muni

With racks that can hold only two bikes on the front of most Muni buses, and no bike access on Muni's light rail fleet,...

Mayor Lee: Welcome Fleet Week, prepare for disaster UPDATED

September 9, 2014
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s daily announcement of public events today included a strange pairing for tomorrow : the Blue Angels will return to...

Racing for solutions

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

He hates these cans! How helping Muni becomes hating nonprofits

September 2, 2014
While I’m reluctant to give this self-serving poverty pimp any more attention or web traffic, it’s hard to ignore the latest misleading hit piece...

SF queer arts community mourns Arturo Galster, “drag queen’s drag queen”

August 27, 2014
To call seminal SF perfomer and alpha theater aficionado Arturo Galster merely a "drag queen" is to do his range -- from the legendary...

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Film festival organizers call for safer San Francisco streets

August 18, 2014
Editor’s Note: Aug. 19 marks the Bay Area Global Health Film Festival, hosted by the Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology. The theme of this...

Lee and Pelosi talk middle class jobs in unequal SF

August 13, 2014
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-SF) joined Mayor Ed Lee at a press conference yesterday at Yerba Buena across from the construction site...

Vigil at 3:33pm tomorrow for Feather, faerie found beaten near Duboce Park

August 12, 2014
The life of Bryan Higgins, 31, know among his radical faerie community as Feather, will be celebrated tomorrow at 3:33pm with a vigil at...

Alerts: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY 13 Expert forum on California drought The Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market, SF. tinyurl.com/cwcwed13. 6pm, $20 for non-members, $12 for members, $7 for...

Mayoral meltdown

Mayor Ed Lee pushes back against ballot measures for affordable housing, transportation funding

Read the memo detailing Mayor Ed Lee’s punishment of supervisors who supported Muni

The story is snowballing.Mayor Ed Lee is furious at supervisors who voted for Sup. Scott Wiener's Muni funding measure, and told reporters Monday he...

Guardian Intelligence: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
APP MAKERS = STARVING ARTISTSYes, techies are driving rents up. Yes, techies are driving the cost of living up, too. But the next time...

Article details bullying and retribution by the Mayor’s Office

People are talking about this article from Sunday’s San Francisco Chronicle about how much three fall ballot measures will cost the city, but many...

Will San Francisco voters give Muni more money to serve a growing population?

Beating up on Muni and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is a perennial pastime for many San Franciscans, who will be given the...