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DCCC calls against Prop B did not have desired effect, did raise questions

June 17, 2014
Chairperson Mary Jung of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, a highly influential political body that governs the San Francisco Democratic Party, has...

Dangerous delays

Four years after the San Bruno disaster, PG&E still isn't fixing its potentially faulty natural gas pipelines on schedule

State regulators issue stern warning to rideshare companies

June 13, 2014
About a month ago, we wrote about how San Francisco International Airport Director John Martin was cracking down on rideshare drivers ferrying passengers to...

Elderly assisted living facility residents face eviction

June 13, 2014
A San Francisco-based assisted living facility for the elderly is slated for eviction July 10, a jarring and unexpected turn of events for families...

Shrimp Boy denied bail

June 11, 2014
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who has a criminal history in Chinese gangs and was indicted along with Sen. Leland Yee and a slew of...

New minimum wage proposal less ambitious, has broader support

June 10, 2014
San Francisco bears the unfortunate distinction of having the fastest-growing income inequality nationwide. At the same time, the city may retain its more progressive...

Chevron refinery expansion permitted before environmental review, lawsuit charges

Communities for a Better Environment, known for its watchdog efforts around Chevron's Richmond oil refinery, has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air...

What’s the hidden message of @HiddenCash?

What are we to make of @HiddenCash, the “anonymous social experiment for good,” created by a wealthy Bay Area man who has told media...

No Wall on the Waterfront wins big, Chiu prevails in Assembly race by slim margin

Developers looking to build high-end luxury condos on the waterfront lost big last night. Proposition B, backed by a campaign committee known as No Wall...

LIVE June election coverage UPDATED

Follow the San Francisco Bay Guardian tonight as we cover the 2014 Primary Election live! A war on the waterfront is brewing, with Proposition...

Ethics complaint says chair of DCCC deliberately tried to confuse voters

NOTE: This post has been updated from an earlier version.Right down to the wire, a complaint filed with the San Francisco Ethics Commission today...

Wanted PR consultant Ryan Chamberlain in FBI custody

San Francisco Police Department Officers took San Francisco political insider and PR consultant Ryan Chamberlain into custody on June 2 in the area around...

Meet the people who are getting forced out of San Francisco

The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project has come out with a number of visualization projects in the past year to document the trend of eviction in...

Fool me once…

San Francisco wastes money on contractors with subpar performance records

Cash backwards

Ten things San Francisco should fund -- and 10 things it shouldn't -- to create a fair, equitable, and forward-thinking city budget

Uber vs. SFO: Will Mayor Lee take sides?

NOTE: This post has been updated from an earlier version. Police at the San Francisco International Airport have been cracking down lately on unauthorized drivers...

Bernal blows up

PG&E's unresponsiveness and history of sloppy recordkeeping raise concerns about construction near its pipelines

Shipyard artists promised affordable studios in solar-powered facility

Alarm bells went off last year when a small group of sculptors and painters in Building 101 at the Hunters Point Shipyard artists’ colony...

SFO director initiates crackdown on unpermitted Uber drivers

San Francisco’s “sharing economy” may be on its way to getting “catalyzed” thanks to this week’s Share Conference, but ridesharing companies also are getting...

Trouble Coffee

Guardian Small Business Award winner that makes $4 toast isn't really a gentrifier

Thee Parkside

Guardian Small Business Award winner is a neighborhood mainstay that also attract music lovers

Stored power

Green-tech manufacturing, climate science, and wisdom from the Amazon

Mayor Lee faces question on minimum wage

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will attend the Board of Supervisors meeting today to participate in “question time” – that exhilarating moment where...

Lawsuit claims SROs owned by city contractors are unsafe, moldy, rodent-infested

It's often rumored that housing conditions in certain single-room occupancy hotels, or SROs, throughout San Francisco are atrocious. And when it comes to SROs...