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41st Anniversary Special: The privatization of San Francisco

The city should be a loud, visible, proud, and shining example of a different kind of America

Just do it

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Our three-point plan to save San Francisco

A radical new approach to affordable housing isn't just an option anymore — it's imperative

Soma, Manhattan, and the SF Weekly

I was a bit startled to see the supplement called "Spaces" fall out of my SF Weekly today; it's a slick, 16-page fluffer for...

Newsom’s tin cup

Public housing has been a horrible mess for years now

The death of Polk Street

The death of Polk Street: Gentrification is destroying the home of a vibrant, if marginalized, queer community

Oppose Don Fisher’s museum

EDITORIAL Not long after the US Army announced it no longer needed the Presidio for a military base, a group of powerful San Francisco...

Day’s dilemma

A second district attorney's investigation raises more questions about City College

Ethics equity

Matt Gonzalez's mayoral campaign faces fines three years later — so why were Gavin Newsom's infractions ignored?

Needed: a campaign against privatization

Editorial: San Francisco ought to be a place where a major movement to take back the public sector is born and thrives.

The golf club

Privatization plan raises concerns about cronyism and giving away public resources

Lennar’s Bad News Bears

Marc McGuire, a tile contractor from San Diego, and CALPASC’s Brad Diede on CNBC this spring to discuss accusations that Lennar has been extorting...

Myth of the universal library

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Ellis Act crisis

Will Leland Yee help stop evictions?

Bar wars

SoMa homeowners fight the reopening of a rock 'n' roll gay bar and renew the neighborhood's old NIMBY-versus-nightlife fight

Help them help you

Job search advice from expert recruiters

Truth about the eastern neighborhoods

San Francisco is one of the world's great cities, but it isn't very big


Two or Three Things Jean-Luc Godard saw in his coffee

Reilly’s right to sue

The "standing" argument keeps activists out in the cold -- and monopolies flush

Blow pop

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The corporation that ate San Francisco

Lennar's failures at Hunters Point Shipyard highlight the risk of putting the Bay Area's prime real estate into the hands of profit-driven developers

What we know now

New court documents show the big local dailies couldn't handle competition -- but never talked much about improving their papers

Where’s the beef on LGBT issues?

After same-sex marriage, Gavin's buns are empty

Between the sheets

Are the Bay Area's two big newspaper barons planning to carve up the region and end competition? We're about to find out.