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Public health and Occupy

By Sasha J. Cuttler OPINION On November 17, Mayor Ed Lee's administration declared OccupySF a "public health nuisance." The mayor and other city officials are...

Superviors and labor leaders challenge Lee’s OccupySF stance

Mayor Ed Lee has put the city and its police force on a collision course with not only OccupySF, but also several members of...

Endorsement interviews: Bevan Dufty

Bevan Dufty's been running for mayor for about two years now. He's often the star of the debates -- if only because he has...

Endorsements 2011

Avalos for mayor. Mirkarimi for sheriff. Onek for district attorney. Yes on C, No on D, E, and F ... complete endorsements for the San Francisco election

On the streets with Occupy San Francisco

The messages sounded yesterday on the streets of San Francisco – delivered in speeches, chants, signs, songs, interviews, and the petition handed to Chase...

On Guard

Our perspective on the most important San Francisco news this week

A new progressive agenda

A series of community forums helped us craft a platform for the next mayor

SF Labor Council makes surprising dual endorsements

The San Francisco Labor Council made a pair of dual endorsements last night that reflect the wide ideological range of local unions -- stretching...

A lame attack on Avalos and Adachi

The Examiner headline today is about as misleading as you can get: "Labor leaders unite against mayor candidates Jeff Adachi, John Avalos." That's pretty ridiculous,...

BART board mulls nation’s first cell service disruption policy

A special meeting of BART's Board of Directors yesterday (Wed/25) was the first step in crafting a policy outlining the circumstances under which BART...

Tonight: the last of five Guardian forums on the issues for the next mayor

Join us tonight for the fifth and final installment of the Guardian Forum: a series of panel discussions and participatory debates framing the progressive...

Who doesn’t support Ed Lee?

One of the more interesting things about the Democratic County Central Committee's mayoral endorsements was the lack of support for Mayor Ed Lee among...

Private cops at SF General?

Truly astonishing moment at the June 23 Budget Committee hearing. The director of Public Health, Barbara Garcia, actually testified that San Francisco General Hospital...

The Guardian Forum: Issues for the next mayor

A series of panel discussions and participatory debates framing the progressive issues for the mayor’s race and beyondForum Two: Budget, Healthcare and Social Services•...

Editor’s Notes

Yee and Avalos — right now, today — are doing the things they need to do to emerge from a crowded pack

From Wisconsin to San Francisco

Jeff Adachi's proposed pension reform is far from progressive

Selling the Tenderloin

Who really benefits from the Twitter tax-cut deal?

Focus on tax reform and scrap the sleazy giveaway

A few weeks ago, when the Guardian was the only media outlet in San Francisco that seemed to care about the huge Twitter/Mid-Market/Tenderloin tax...

Beware the billionaires behind pension reform

SEIU Local 1021 leader Gabriel Haaland just pointed me to a Chronicle op-ed in which David Crane asks if public employees should have collective...

Meet the new boss

Ed Lee has been mayor for six weeks. Does his administration represent a change — or more of the same?

Is Adachi’s pension reform a Tea Party initiative?

With all eyes on Wisconsin, local labor leaders are suggesting that Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s proposed retirement/health plan reforms are really Tea Party initiatives,...

Alerts

steve@sfbg.comFRIDAY, DEC. 31 Critical Mass Pedal your way toward a strong finish of 2010 by taking part in Critical Mass, a monthly San Francisco tradition...

Newsom and downtown groups court Cohen

A rogue's gallery of downtown power brokers and moderate politicians is lining up to give D10 supervisor-elect Malia Cohen money during a fundraiser at...

Cash not care

Downtown groups are spending big money and making telling alliances in this election