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A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Election winners and losers in SF

A lot of votes still to count, but it looks like a big night for progressives -- and a rough night for Big Tech and Real Estate (and the mayor)

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

Election winners and losers in SF

A lot of votes still to count, but it looks like a big night for progressives -- and a rough night for Big Tech and Real Estate (and the mayor)

In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.

No men, no boats, no problem: ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’ is wild ride

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus retells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 Colorado River expedition—with some raucous twists.

On Veterans Day, let’s also remember those who fought for the right to dissent

Conscientious objectors have a noble history in this country -- and are too often forgotten.

A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

Let’s start over, Mayor Breed

How about showing some good faith by ending the homeless sweeps?

A cure for the munchies?

THCV promises all the benefits of Jenny Craig—plus it gets you stoned.

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On Veterans Day, let’s also remember those who fought for the right to dissent

Conscientious objectors have a noble history in this country -- and are too often forgotten.

A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

Let’s start over, Mayor Breed

How about showing some good faith by ending the homeless sweeps?

Election winners and losers in SF

A lot of votes still to count, but it looks like a big night for progressives -- and a rough night for Big Tech and Real Estate (and the mayor)

Haney far ahead, Mar still leading and Prop C has won big!

Overall, a strong night for progressives -- and a challenge for Mayor Breed.

Early results show strong progressive vote

Mar, Haney ahead, Walton leading in D10

Late turnout strong

At USF, record-breaking student vote

Dems looking good for the House; what’s happening in D6?

Haney's office overwhelmed with volunteers, but most say this one will be close.

Election night live: Big turnout so far

Check this site for regular updates and analysis as the votes come in.

The Agenda, Election Day edition

The future, the endorsements, the Big Money, and the Election Night parties

The truth about Prop. C

We know what works to address homelessness -- and the No on C campaign isn't telling the truth

Who’s endorsing whom on SF’s ballot?

From Bay Guardian to Yimby Action: An aggregate look at voter’s guides from across the political spectrum

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

Breed could have stood up to the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown and brought the city together to solve the homeless problem. It will be hard for her to go back.

Murder of Saudi journalist builds opposition to Yemen war

Mid-term elections could reverse Trump policies

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Arts + Culture

In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.

A cure for the munchies?

THCV promises all the benefits of Jenny Craig—plus it gets you stoned.

No men, no boats, no problem: ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’ is wild ride

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus retells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 Colorado River expedition—with some raucous twists.

Screen Grabs: Festival mania fills local cinemas!

IndieShorts, Cine Chileno, and Transgender, American Indian, and Cinematografo Film Festivals—plus more to watch this week

For tech pioneer, preserving SF’s classic vinyl culture is a ‘Family Affair’

Freddy Anzures talks about his journey from iPhone designer to Lower Haight gallery owner, displaying local hip-hop heroes.

Arts Forecast: Absolutely Fabulous Live, Punk-Metal Flea Market, Crime 1978

American Indian Film Festival, Renegade Craft Fair, NRVS LVRS, Seasonal Herb Walk, and more happening this week.

In ‘Parting Practice,’ greeting death with ritual and humor

Author-performer Lindsay Tunkl's unique workshops invite participants to explore their fears of death, dying, and haunting.

BEST OF THE BAY 2018 is here!

Best Burrito? Best Shoe Store? Best Drag Queen? Best Plumber? Thousands voted in the 43rd SF Bay Guardian readers' poll: Here are the winners.

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Diwali, Blackalicious …

Kruder & Dorfmeister, 'Jurassic Park' at the Symphony, a multi-sensory cosmic-spiritual day rave, and more this week.

Rami Malek, the man who would be Queen, on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Playing flamboyant rock hero Freddie Mercury in new band bio-pic, the actor discovers vulnerability in the stage bravado.

Sisters tell stories of undocumented Filipina caregivers in ‘Chasing Papeles’

At Bindlestiff Studio, Andrea Almario's play (directed with her sister Aureen) offers a unique perspective of the immigrant experience.

Reconstituting Orson Welles, in ‘Wind’ and in ‘Love’

The Roxie and 'Doc Stories' show two sides of the messy master's lost '70s satire, recently restored.

Screen Grabs: Suspiria, Boy Erased, The Wild Pussycat …

3rd i fest, Museo, Gary Winograd doc, Jean Vigo retrospective, and more scary, sexy, and smart films in cinemas this week.

South Asian film fest 3rd i looks anew at a changing region

From director Indu Krishnan's tech-transformed Bangalore to musical life near Myanmar, the 16th annual event offers timely connections.

The Doormat Division: It stinks in the Bay Area

Everything is wrong with our local teams in the worst professional sports league ever.

A timely, unrelenting family drama unfolds at Magic Theatre

Ashlin Halfnight's 'The Resting Place' wrestles with deeply disturbing, unfortunately contemporary themes.

Can you ever forgive Richard E. Grant?

The charming co-star of Melissa McCarthy's new movie on playing a tipsy gay grifter, 'Absolutely Fabulous,' and a tricky nude scene

Hey, Boo! 17 Halloween parties to keep you up at night

From the Nekromantix and the Cramp-Ons to a block party glow rave and a haunted planetarium, you may just end up dead for real.

Post-human radical inclusivity, center-stage in ‘Beyond Gravity’

Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.

Cannabis: Can we bring back compassionate care?

Gov. Brown's veto of three bills meant to plug holes in Prop. 64 reveal the downside of current legalization regulations.

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A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

On Veterans Day, let’s also remember those who fought for the right to dissent

Conscientious objectors have a noble history in this country -- and are too often forgotten.

Let’s start over, Mayor Breed

How about showing some good faith by ending the homeless sweeps?

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

Election winners and losers in SF

A lot of votes still to count, but it looks like a big night for progressives -- and a rough night for Big Tech and Real Estate (and the mayor)

PG&E, with Trump’s help, could shake down SF for $600 million

Criminal private utility makes another desperate effort to block public power in SF

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Your picks for Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Breakfast, Best Happy Hour, Best Bartender, and more

The story of SF’s hidden monument to WWI

Gold Star Moms, the Great War, the Russian Revolution -- and a memorial that nobody seems to remember or notice

A cure for the munchies?

THCV promises all the benefits of Jenny Craig—plus it gets you stoned.

In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.