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Election night: It’s not over yet.

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (midnight) – We can give Twitter a huge tax break. We can legalize Airbnb. But the administration of Mayor Ed Lee can’t seem to...

It’s Election Day. Vote. Here’s who’s endorsing whom

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 – Please, go and vote. If you haven’t already cast your ballot, take a few minutes, find your local precinct, and fill out the ballot....

Can we save newspaper archives — and history?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 16, 2014 – The owners of the Bay Guardian, who shut the paper down Monday, have at least gotten one message: It’s not okay to take...

Will the “growth wars” ever end? Well, maybe not

By Zelda Bronstein OCTOBER 13, 2014 -- Every month, the law firm of Reuben, Junius & Rose hosts a lunchtime forum called the Real Estate Roundtable at the City of...

Why does Mountainview get to outsource its housing problems to SF?

By Tim Redmond I’m not calling in the Black Helicopters and invoking the United Nations World Government That Will Take Away Your Guns. I’m really not. I don’t even like...

Guest opinion: Some reasons for hope on Labor Day

By Larry Bradshaw SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 -- On Labor Day, we celebrate the American worker – but this year, many workers wonder what the celebration is about. Growing economic inequality...

Turn the Flower Mart into tech offices? Say it’s not so

By Zelda Bronstein The Flower Mart, a beloved San Francisco institution, is in danger of falling victim to the City Hall-stoked tech real estate boom. The wholesale market for flowers, a...

Behind Ferguson’s Unrest: Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap

By Andre Shashaty Aug. 18, 2014 -- On the surface, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., was about local police using deadly force on an unarmed young man. But on a...

Why City College applied for bogus “restoration” status, and what it really means

By Tim Redmond AUG. 6, 2014 -- City College fairly quietly acceded to the latest bizarre demand of the Accrediting Commission for Junior and Community Colleges last week, agreeing to...

Why SF City Planning can’t protect local industry from office encroachment: An alarming case study

By Zelda Bronstein MAY 29, 2014 -- At its May Day meeting, the San Francisco Planning Commission took a stand for blue-collar jobs, affordable housing, public transit, and government accountability:...