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Endorsements 2014

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

Guardian Intelligence

WHO OWNS THE NEW SF?This week, former Bay Guardian editor and publisher Tim Redmond published an epic investigation on his 48Hills site showing that...

Project Censored 2014

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

To the classrooms, Baby Boomers

OPINION As long as I've been substitute teaching, people have asked what I thought we could do to improve public schools. With all of...

SF school board votes to aid Central American child refugees, hopes to spark national movement

Waves of Central American child refugees are landing in San Francisco, fleeing violence in their home countries. A growing number of supporters are lending...

Wanted: more huddled masses

CAREERS + ED Tech companies lobby for more immigrant work visas, bypassing US residents and creating a labor force bound by golden handcuffs

The last Republican

BART Director James Fang faces a well-funded challenge for reelection

Watch: Lil B’s “No Black Person Is Ugly”

July 30, 2014
Because we've all been proving in this space lately that we're intelligent, forward-thinking adults who can talk about ethnicity with nuance, sensitivity, and a...

Clean energy and better infrastructure: a great combination

OPINION Achieving a more sustainable San Francisco means a city running on clean power. It also means maintaining our infrastructure to keep San Francisco...

Beyond the bros

EDITORIALSan Francisco's rapid economic growth is increasingly being framed in reference to the Tale of Two Cities, and signs of its staggering wealth gap...

Pride and prejudice

How the attack on teacher tenure echoes through the movement for LGBT rights

Disrupting the classroom

Tech companies teach city kids programming skills

Tenants can fight evictions and win

 By Tyler Macmillan OPINION Every year, around 3,500 formal eviction lawsuits are filed against residential tenants in San Francisco Superior Court. Contrary to popular...

Dear United States: #Jessicastux discrimination shows SF inequality

Dear United States,Yes,  you've found San Francisco out. You've got us. Our city is not the bastion of equality we claim it to be. It's...

Cap and frown

SFUSD considers allowing hats in schools, ending a policy discouraging cultural indicators

The trouble with compromise

"It takes no compromise to give people their rights... It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give...

Young at heart

The Magik*Magik orchestra gets nostalgic for childhood at the ripe old age of 5

Tenant battle brewing

Housing activists and local politicians push parallel reform agendas

SFUSD students may get new police protections

Students who run afoul of the police may gain new protections under an agreement between the San Francisco Police Department and San Francisco Unified...

Suspending judgment

SFUSD considers alternatives to suspensions that some say unfairly impact students of color

Conservative activists try to flush transgender bathroom bill

Yesterday a religious activist group announced it gathered enough signatures to place a statewide referendum of the newly signed “transgender bathroom” law on the...

BEST OF THE BAY 2013: LOCAL HEROES

October 16, 2013
Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble, and Tim RedmondThe San Francisco Bay Guardian — which has had a significant impact on the Bay Area's cultural and...

Community not criminalization

October 1, 2013
 By María Poblet OPINION San Francisco is poised to break ground in defense of immigrants, an important step towards turning the tide against the...

Blow your mind

Soon you can get a Ph.D. in human sexuality in San Francisco