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Dick Meister: The real May Day

May 2, 2014
 By Dick MeisterMay Day. A day to herald the coming of Spring with song and dance, a day forchildren with flowers in their hair...

Lawsuits target Airbnb rentals

LAWSUITS TARGET AIRBNB RENTALSThe San Francisco City Attorney's Office last week filed a pair of lawsuits against local landlords who illegally rent out apartments on a short-term...

Lawsuits go after SF landlords doing illegal short-term apartment rentals

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office today filed a pair of lawsuits against local landlords who illegally rent out apartments on a short-term basis,...

Film Listings: April 23 – 29, 2014

April 22, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Left out

Progressive candidates for governor have a hard time amplifying their calls for economic justice

Hold BART accountable for deaths

EDITORIALBay Area Rapid Transit made a deadly miscalculation last year — one that built on years of reckless decisions to value efficiency over safety...

Film Listings: April 16 – 22, 2014

April 15, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: April 2 – 8, 2014

April 1, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: March 26 – April 1, 2014

March 25, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Bicycling and equity: Heed the call, expand the movement

Street Fight covers the National Bike Summit and its outreach to women and minorities

Guardian honored for investigation of buying influence at City Hall

February 13, 2014
Bay Guardian News Editor Rebecca Bowe and Staff Writer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez are being honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with a James...

Farewell to an ally and union brother

Pete Seeger played a critical role for labor and all working people. As a labor troubadour, he traveled the world singing out for labor....

Alerts: February 5 – 11, 2014

February 4, 2014
THURSDAY 6 Speaking event: After the Arab Spring 312 Sutter, 2nd Floor Auditorium, SF. www.globalexchange.org/events. 7-8pm, $15 or $5 for students. Three years ago, the...

An ally and a union brother: Pete Seeger’s legacy in the labor movement

January 30, 2014
Pete Seeger's sweet voice was, among other things, a clear, articulate, consistently outspoken one for workers' rights. In honor of Seeger's legacy of activism,...

BART approves contract, union threatens electoral challenges

The BART Board of Directors approved a modified contract with its two biggest labor unions on Jan. 2, an action that received faint praise...

BART approves contract as tensions with its workers continue UPDATED

January 2, 2014
The BART Board of Directors today approved a modified contract with its two biggest labor unions, an action that received faint praise and was...

Clean Power SF still moving forward

news@sfbg.com Dec. 19 marked the 100th anniversary of the Raker Act, federal legislation that specifically called for San Francisco to directly distribute the water and...

Plans for SF clean energy program still underway, despite political opposition

December 17, 2013
San Francisco’s longstanding effort to develop a municipal renewable energy program has been stymied by politics, but Sup. London Breed has taken up the...

Steering transportation funding

STREET FIGHT The coming year will be a critical one for shaping transportation in San Francisco. Mayor Ed Lee's Transportation Task Force, comprised of...

Homework troubles

School district helps the city with affordable housing, but teachers say they're the ones who need help

Oakland fast food workers fight for $15

It was a bad day for Big Macs, but a good day for workers.Joining a nationwide day of action, a wave of over 100...

Oakland joins 100 cities in national fast food strike

It was a bad day for Big Macs, but a good day for workers. Joining a nationwide day of action, a wave of over a...

Unions suing BART board over contract disagreement today, no strike yet

Two of BART's largest unions will announce a lawsuit against the BART board of directors today on the steps of the Alameda County Superior Court...