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Forum begins to bridge the housing-transportation divide

October 10, 2014
Advocates for sustainable transportation and affordable housing in San Francisco — who have been pitted against each other in this election — discussed their...

Why and how we endorsed what we did

October 8, 2014
As I sort through the barrage of positive and negative feedback to the election endorsements that we published today — which included some tough...

Join the Bay Guardian for a community forum on housing and transportation

October 8, 2014
Fed up with the current state of housing and transit in our city?So are we. In collaboration with the San Francisco Transit Riders Union,...

Guardian Intelligence

HOT AND STICKY HARDLY STRICTLYIf you were among the estimated 750,000 people who poured into Golden Gate Park this past weekend for Hardly Strictly...

Endorsements 2014

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

Alerts: Oct 8-14, 2014

October 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8 Supervisor/Assembly candidates offer views on city parks Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, SF. social@sfparkalliance.org. 6-8pm. Join candidates in supervisor Districts 2,4,6,8 and 10,...

Prop. L puts cars over people

September 30, 2014
By Fran Taylor OPINION Just as climate change most affects people who contributed little or nothing to causing it, pollution and injury from traffic...

SEIU Local 1021 backs motorist measure and a Republican. WTF?!?!

September 23, 2014
Service Employees International Union Local 1021 — which has long played an important role in San Francisco’s progressive movement, providing the money...

Money for Muni

Learning the A, B, and Ls of this fall's transportation ballot measures

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
MASONIC MOONWALKBeck brought his endlessly funky band to the new Masonic Sept. 19 for opening night, where they ran through melancholy new tunes from...

Flooding the streets

Climate movement's big day raises hopes and questions

Golden Gate unions to strike this week, stall commutes

The Golden Gate Bridge Labor coalition announced it will strike this week, impacting commutes via bridge or ferries, and perhaps both.Thirteen unions in the...

The intern behind an epic blunder: Docs illuminate Asiana fake pilots’ names debacle

September 18, 2014
Remember when a July 2013 KTVU-TV news broadcast went viral and caused jaws to drop because the anchorwoman read out fake, offensive pilots’ names...

Bridge the housing-Muni divide

EDITORIAL One the most frustrating political conflicts in San Francisco this election season is the schism between sustainable transportation activists and affordable housing advocates,...

Deadly gamble

Local media stoked BART's dangerous union-bashing strategy, new report finds

Grassroots campaigns work to counter the influence of big donors

September 16, 2014
Big money is pouring into a few campaign committees for the fall election, with Big Soda targeting the soda tax, Realtors gunning for the...

Go do this thing tonight: Tell Supes Chiu and Campos how to make SF nightlife better

September 10, 2014
Are you sick of San Francisco being a town that shuts down at 2am (and more realistically about an hour earlier)?Are you annoyed that...

Developers lobby hard to slash payments promised to Transbay Terminal and high-speed rail

September 8, 2014
Will the San Francisco Board of Supervisors let developers of the biggest office towers proposed for San Francisco renege on promises to help pay...

How Big Oil is using front groups to attack global warming regulations

September 4, 2014
With California’s landmark measure addressing climate change, Assembly Bill 32, scheduled to begin covering automobile fleets and other transportation sources at the end of...

He hates these cans! How helping Muni becomes hating nonprofits

September 2, 2014
While I’m reluctant to give this self-serving poverty pimp any more attention or web traffic, it’s hard to ignore the latest misleading hit piece...

Guardian Intelligence: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
CASTRO CURTAIN CALLIf your favorite thing about seeing movies at the historic Castro Theatre is hearing the score for that Charlie Chaplin short played...

Get to work

EDITORIAL The San Francisco Board of Supervisors returned to work this week after a month-long summer recess. While it may be too much to...

SF-style cycletracks may spread throughout California under approved legislation

August 29, 2014
San Francisco-style cycletracks — bike lanes physically separated from automobile traffic — could proliferate in cities throughout California under a bill approved today ...

Gearing up for war

The SFPD and police departments across the country get free military equipment, but does it make us safer or provoke violence?