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Cyclists gain an unlikely defender against the backlash

After yesterday's media pile-on – with the Examiner's cover story and the Chronicle leading both its front page and Bay Area section with stories...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Bay Area media merger approved, pending okay from AG

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and the Bay Citizen today approved a merger that would consolidate the media organizations into a single newsroom,...

Guardian Op-Ed: Domestic violence, a Latina feminist perspective

By Myrna MelgarMyrna Melgar is a Latina survivor of childhood domestic violence, a feminist, and the mother of three girls. She is a former...

Black Power, then and now

How political struggles and concepts from the '60s are animating a new generation

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Pink slime and the SFUSD

Let's start off with a basic assumption: This stuff is gross. If you eat hamburgers, you don't want to know what goes in them...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Why Mirkarimi pled guilty

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi didn’t want to cop a plea. He knew the damage it  would cause to his political career and he was prepared...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Nathan Blumberg, a tough but compassionate teacher

By James Oset (James  Oset was a classmate of Wilbur Wood in both Roundup High School (Montana) and the School of Journalism at the...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Sorting out the America’s Cup re-do

I have to say this for Mayor Ed Lee: He's not so stubborn or egotistical. He's willing to listen. And when something really, really...

Dick Meister: The IWW Legacy

By Dick MeisterDick Meister, former labor editor of the SF Chronicle and KQED-TV Newsroom, has covered labor and politics for more than a...

Compressing the press

What would a Bay Citizen merger with Center for Investigative Reporting mean for local journalism?

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

NATHANIEL BLUMBERG, 1922-2012

Nathan Blumberg, a great journalist who insisted on meeting deadlines, wrote his own obituary so that he would not miss his final deadline,  on...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Bronstein and mergers are not what local journalism needs

Local, independent, public interest journalism – which is what Warren Hellman sought to create by founding the Bay Citizen in 2009 – could be...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Occupy and the State of the Union

Have all of the Occupy actions made any difference? Gee -- I wonder. I wonder if a president who acted a year ago as if...

Guardian editorial: Plazas are public space

EDITORIAL The attack on public space has been underway for years now in San Francisco. Parks and recreation centers have been turned into pay-to-enter...

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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Plazas are public spaces

Scott Weiner's proposal to limit usage of the Castro's plazas should be rejected