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Endorsements 2012: San Francisco races

Rizzo and Selby for D5 supervisor. Our top choice in D1 is Eric Mar

Ending the mayor’s commission monopoly

We need healthy debate on the Recreation and Parks Comission to ensure the future of our play space

In the face of protest, City College moves forward with tough decisions

The City College Board of Trustees passed the college’s budget and new mission statement yesterday, as well as a proposal to request a special...

Endorsement interviews: Jill Wynns for School Board

Jill Wynns has been on the San Francisco school board for 20 years. She knows the system inside and out -- and these days,...

The park bond battle

Why environmentalists and neighborhood groups are opposing more money for parks 

Big week ahead as City College classes start

Classes at City College of San Francisco start for the fall on August 15. That makes this a big week for the coalition of...

Guardian Voices: There’s something happening here

There are distinct signs of the rebirth of a grassroots  balanced-growth  movement in San Francisco, and some small indication that it’s even beginning to...

City College fights back

Were CCSF budget decisions irresponsible, or principled resistance to the downsizing of California's community colleges?

After an adorable election, free drinks at El Rio

The mood was relaxed at El Rio tonight as the League of Young Voters held their post-elections party. There wasn’t much to today’s ballot-...

40 percent reporting: Not a lot of change

Witrh 40 percent of the precincts reporting, there's been very little change in the results, which is surprising: Typically the absentees don't reflect the...

The funny money against Prop. B

Credit where it's due: My competitor and sometimes journalistic adversary Joe Eskenazi has a nice little piece on the weird money behind the campaign...

Guardian endorsements for June 5 election

Sure, the primaries are a joke -- but your vote still matters. Our take on the trash wars, the DCCC race, and more local elections

The private bus problem

Corporate behemoths crowd city streets and block Muni stops

Film Listings

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

Coit Tower battle: How do we fund the parks?

The emerging battle over whether San Francisco should allow private parties at Coit Tower is really part of a much larger political debate: How...

Presidio Trust gets sued — for good reason

The Sierra Club and the Presidio Historical Association have filed suit in federal court charging that the Presidio Trust violated environmental laws when it...

Exporting our brains

As libraries close and tuition soars, a California university sets its sights on... China?

The Presidio: Lessons in privatization

So the Presidio Trust, the only private agency ever to control a national park, is going to make some cuts to meet its goal...

Alerts

alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY 16Confront the UC Regents Editor's Note: The UC canceled this meeting as we were going to press, citing public safety concerns, and protest...

The Guardian–and the historic elections of 1966 and 2011

(Written on election day before the polls closed. Scroll down for our editorial positions of 1966 and 2011) In the second edition of the...

Alerts

alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY 12"The Art of Activism" California Academy of Sciences and Rainforest Action Network celebrate another triumphant year achieving environmental activism. REVEL, an interactive exhibit...

Team Avalos

As a mayoral candidate, Sup. John Avalos casts himself as a movement builder

The America’s cup confusion

If the sponsors (and city officials) are right, the America's Cup is going to be a huge event, attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators,...

Guardian forum tonight: Energy and Environment

We've got a great lineup for tonight's Guardian forum on Energy, Environment and Climate Change. I'll be moderating. The panelists are Antonio Diaz for...