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Parking on the park

Rec-Park proposes facilities for more food trucks in Dolores Park

State park closures raise difficult issues

What's happening with Bay Area green spaces -- including a list of parks that will be affected

Parks Inc.

Rec-Park is trying to turn privatization into official city policy, but sponsors of a ballot measure are pushing back

Mayor Lee’s budget deal

The final blueprint isn't as bad as it could be -- but some key issues are still remain unsettled

Editorial: Mayor Lee’s budget deal

The way the daily newspapers are presenting it, the budget that Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee negotiated...

Guardian poll: dogs and the next mayor

The battle over dogs at Fort Funston, Crissy Field and Ocean Beach is now big news at City Hall. The supervisors -- or most of...

Puke and privatization in Dolores Park

Editors note: the vow by Chicken John Rinaldi to vomit in Dolores Park has gotten a lot of media attention -- but there's a...

You, too, can run the Rec-Park department

At least, this Craigslist ad suggests you can. It doesn't sound like Mayor Ed Lee wrote it himself: For the past several years the Department...

SFBG Radio: Why privatization doesn’t work

Today, Johnny A. and Johnny V. talk about why privatization and outsourcing don't work for local government. Tune in and check it out after...

Supes vote on Botanical Garden fees

The Board of Supervisors voted on April 12 to keep in place nonresident fees at the San Francisco Botanical Garden for at least another...

Activists respond to sit-lie with handmade benches

Sometime before 1 a.m. on April 11, a group of activists installed handmade benches at 10 different locations throughout San Francisco as a political...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Film Listings

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVALThe 29th SFIAAFF runs through Sun/20 at the Camera 12, 201 S. Second St., San Jose; Pacific Film...

Film Listings

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVALThe 29th SFIAAFF runs March 10-20 at the Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin, SF; Castro, 429 Castro, SF;...

Film Listings

OPENINGThe Adjustment Bureau In this drama adapted from a Philip K. Dick story, a congressman (Matt Damon) and a dancer (Emily Blunt) fall in...

Film Listings

OPENINGDrive Angry 3D Nicolas Cage throws his hat in the Oscar ring extra-early this year. (1:44)Hall Pass Anyone who is married to Jenna Fischer...

Film Listings

SF INDIEFESTThe 13th SF Independent Film Festival runs through Thurs/17 at the Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, SF. Tickets (most shows $11) available at...

San Franciscans show solidarity with Egyptians

“Yesterday we were all Tunisian. Today we are all Egyptian. Tomorrow we will all be Free,” read one sign on at last weekend’s protest...

They have issues: Members of the new Board speak

Board President David Chiu touched off a broad political discussion in recent weeks with his statement that officials were elected “not to take positions,...

Revolution 101

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: Free University of San Francisco takes a run at the system

In the red

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: As college costs rise, postsecondary students are getting crushed by debt -- and falling further behind

Editor’s Notes

These days being progressive isn't about real estate — it's that the level of economic inequality has risen to levels unseen since the late 1920s.