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Avalos: I have not buckled to anyone’s pressure over local hiring

Last week, Sup. John Avalos introduced Local SF legislation to require contractors to meet a local hiring goal of 50 percent. And as the...

Avalos initiates LOCAL SF

Sups. John Avalos, Sophie Maxwell, David Campos and Board President David Chiu, plus community advocates, construction contractors, neighborhood leaders and union members rallied outside...

Spread ’em

SUPER EGO: The Republic, Public Works, Holy Cow, Bloom's Saloon, Mercury Soul, Fag Fridays, Gaslamp Killer, and more nightlife debauchery

All the love

Lovevolution may be canceled, but the dance floor adoration still flows with Flagging in the Park, Silent Frisco, Clubroot, and more lovely parties

Lick it up

Chain-chain-chains: Folsom Street Fair parties, Public Works opening, Horse Meat Disco, Black Milk, Flying Lotus, Carl Craig, Mary Anne Hobbs, Kyle Hall, and a ton more nightlife

Lynette Sweet, the “no comment” candidate

Lynette Sweet, who is running for D. 10 Supervisor, has already declined to give the Guardian an endorsement interview. And earlier this year, when...

Five things you should know about Steve Moss

And they aren't part of the D-10 candidate's campaign literature

Burners in flux

Why would anyone spend four months and $180,000 building something that will only last a week? The answer says a lot about Burning Man culture

Magic 8-Ball

FALL ARTS: Falling forward, bending backward, and staying up with Girl Unit, Designer Drugs, Flying Lotus, Lovevolution, Osunlade, and more

Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: City Living

 Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: City Living  BEST SMACKDOWN FROM THE MOUND You can't script 'em this good. Upstart A's pitcher Dallas Braden gives...


alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, JULY 14 Anarchists abound This summer in Detroit nearly 20,000 people attended the June 2010 U.S. Social Forum, a conference and collaboration to build a...

Ethics boss finally ousts Luby, a crusading public advocate

Oliver Luby has long been the most public-spirited employee of the San Francisco Ethics Commission, the one person in that office who repeatedly exposed...


alert@sfbg.com FRIDAY, MAY 7 Sacco and Vanzetti In the wake of May Day, the international working class holiday, watch a screening of this documentary about two Italian...

White Walls gives street art a place to hang its hat

Since writing my article in this week’s Guardian on the state of street art in San Francisco, the definition of the term has been…...

Mutaytor records album in iconic SF house

Recently in San Francisco, a unique and iconic band recorded an album in a unique and iconic house, and the two entities seemed to...

Editorial: How to create jobs in San Francisco

If Newsom decides to solve the city's $520 million deficit with cuts alone, he will be taking more than $1 billion out of the...

How to create jobs in SF

There's so much more the city can do - but cutting taxes and losing city jobs is the wrong way to turn around the economy

The SF Weekly still gets it wrong

By Tim Redmond I found it somewhat amusing that the SF Weekly’s writers, Benjamin Wachs and Joe Eskenazi, were really worried about whether we would...

Pedaling forward

GREEN CITY: The Bicycle Plan injunction is lifted -- and crews work at a blistering pace to make the city safer for cyclists

Newsom talks about taxes, bikes, and SF’s future

By Steven T. Jones Mayor Gavin Newsom, with Bike Coalition director Leah Shahum and Department of Public Works head Ed Reiskin, helped create new space...

The inside outsider

Why does a private contractor have a free city office space and inside access to top officials who keep extending his contracts?

Paving the way for privatization

City officials consider closing the municipal asphalt plant and backing a private replacement

Art or ARG

What is this thing they call the Jejune Institute? Does it hurt?

Boxer wants to be shipyard clean-up’s “fair broker”

Text by Sarah Phelan Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office forwarded me a letter yesterday that highlights Boxer’s concerns regarding the cleanup and redevelopment of Hunters Point...