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The fallout from Twitter continues

November 9, 2012
San Francisco has never been able to do big-scale economic redevelopment without displacement of existing residents and businesses, and the "revitalization" of mid-Market is...

Man for the moment?

John Rizzo's calm demeanor and steady progressivism may be the antidote to the sordid D5 supervisorial race

Economic cleansing, part two

Don't let realtors' cash determine the future of San Francisco

San Francisco Stories: The literary life

October 16, 2012

On our 46th anniversary, we tell tales of the city

SF sucks. More machines will fix it. Really.

October 9, 2012
How many ways is this video by the tech flackery sf.citi really embrassing and whiny? Let's start:Gee -- San Francisco is just horrible. There...

Endorsements 2012: San Francisco races

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

Compromise measures

Housing and business tax propositions don't solve the city's problems, but both sides say they're the best we can expect

Mecke joins crowded District 5 supervisorial race

Progressive activist Quintin Mecke jumped into the District 5 supervisorial race today, echoing gentrification concerns raised this week by the Guardian and The New...

NYT joins SFBG in questioning the new tech bubble

While most of the mainstream media in San Francisco continues to parrot Mayor Ed Lee's belief that the new tech boom (and the tax...

Street sense

'Streetopia' thinks positively about the latest tech boom


Nightlife: Jeff Mills, The Tubesteak Connection, Rock It Science Laboratories, more

Things you should be doing to avoid eviction

Did everyone read Friday's Wall Street Journal home trends piece on the romance between wealthy tech workers and the Mission and Noe Valley? By...

Bounce to this: Rusty Lazer does Mardi Gras

February 24, 2012
Due to health problems, Big Freedia had to cancel her and Rusty Lazer's Noise Pop gig at Public Works Sat/25. The event been transmutated...

Editor’s Notes

The only way to preserve the middle class in the upcoming boom is to aggressively protect existing rental housing stock

The bubble is back

City policies are encouraging a new tech boom — but have we learned any lessons from the last one?

Avalos campaign revives the progressive movement

November 9, 2011
As I walked into the John Avalos campaign party in Roccapulco around 11 pm, Sup. David Campos told me, “It’s the best party in...


The carnival-themed restaurant in Hayes Valley wins our teddy bear with playful plates

Aughties Bay Area

DECADE IN MUSIC: Meet me at MySpace with your iPod and we'll dance

Prophet sees

Chuck Prophet looks into the new year. Plus: the most-intriguing reader top 10 list, Les Claypool, and more

41st Anniversary Special: The perils of privatization

Ronald Reagan started dismantling government 25 years ago, but his privatization legacy is alive and growing -- even in San Francisco

Off the record

Billion-dollar software company Mercury Interactive wants to keep details of a backdating scandal under seal