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“Why’d you do it?” we ask Fake Google employee Max Bell Alper

Within a half hour of our original post on today's tech gentrification and transit protest, the Guardian learned that Max Bell Alper, a union...

Weekly Picks: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Huzzah!THURDAY 10/10 "Calacas: Day of the Dead" This is the first year Creativity Explored — which guides artists with developmental disabilities — has taken on...

Heads Up: 6 must-see concerts this week

October 8, 2013
Have you recovered from Hardly Strictly Bluegrass/the Castro Street Fair yet? Can you believe how hot and sticky San Francisco was last weekend? Do...

Tim’s San Francisco

Former Guardian editor launches nonprofit media venture, promising progressive reporting delivered daily online

Chiu: centrist compromiser, effective legislator, or both

At the start of this year, when I wrote a Guardian cover story profile of Sup. Scott Wiener (which SF Weekly and San Francisco...

Chiu becomes City Hall’s go-to guy for solving tough problems

At the start of this year, when I wrote a Guardian cover story profile of Sup. Scott Wiener (which SF Weekly and San Francisco...

Examiner sues Chronicle, alleging predatory ad-pricing scheme

June 25, 2013
Today the San Francisco Newspaper Company, which owns the Bay Guardian, announced it was suing the Chronicle, accusing it of below-cost competition. You can...

Michelle Shocked trying to erase her homophobic rant from YouTube

June 21, 2013
This past March, Texas singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked made hordes of enemies in San Francisco while performing at Yoshi’s, when she blurted out a string...

On Guard

The story behind the Bay Guardian's new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

The end of an era, but not of a legacy

As the new publisher, I want the Guardian's future as a progressive voice to be assured.

On Guard: The story behind the Bay Guardian’s new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

Longtime Bay Guardian Editor Tim Redmond left the newspaper last week in a dispute with its new owners over personnel changes and his...

A statement about the Guardian

June 14, 2013
Today I named veteran Bay Area journalist Stephen Buel publisher of the San Francisco Bay Guardian.And following the resignation of Editor and Publisher Tim...

Key CleanPowerSF facts matter more than myriad details

It’s great to see our colleagues down the hall at the Examiner and SF Weekly covering the evolving details of CleanPowerSF, San Francisco’s plan...

Giving consent to capitalism

The week in sex events, plus a porn-friendly discussion

Get a discout code for SF Weekly’s DRINK tasting event

February 26, 2013
This year SF Weekly returns to the City View at Metreon to host their third annual DRINK Tasting Event. Tickets are available here, and...

SF Weekly dumps on transgender people, all of Tenderloin

February 12, 2013
Oh hey, isn't it funny to watch (possibly) transgender people get punched in the face and repost a video of it that calls them...

Bizarro mainstream SF sweeps Grindr’s “Best of 2012” — pukes us in the mouth a little

January 15, 2013
Dear gay hookup app Grindr,Maybe it's just an indication of the type of homosexual who uses your service, and who deigns to participate in...

The Guardian, the Examiner, and the Weekly

January 9, 2013
As you can all imagine, I'm getting calls and emails, so let me clear it up: Yes, San Francisco Newspaper Co. has bought SF...

Daly’s Buck Tavern, a progressive hangout, is closing

October 22, 2012
When leftist firebrand Chris Daly left the Board of Supervisors two years ago, amid political treachery that effectively ended a decade of progressive control...

Davis should drop out

The D5 candidate should follow his own "cease and dismiss" request

Davis needs to drop out

October 16, 2012
EDITORIAL Kay Vasilyeva, a member of the San Francisco Women's Political Caucus, has come forward with the allegation that District Five candidate Julian Davis...

The Julian Davis allegations

October 15, 2012
Obviously the allegations in SF Weekly that Julian  Davis groped a woman are serious stuff. For the record, nobody at the Guardian knew anything...

Endorsements 2012: San Francisco races

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

The strange deal behind the SF Weekly sale

September 25, 2012
We all knew something like this was coming. Village Voice Media, owner of SF Weekly and 12 other alternative papers, has been looking for...