Stories about Fires

Why Richmond said No to coal

Council makes clear that fossil-fuels must go and terminal must convert.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Where the air is never spared

Bayview Hunters Point activists install air monitors to honor the memory of activist Marie Harrison.

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

Reporting package looks back at the most impactful events of the past 10 years, highlighting the Bay Guardian and 48 Hills.

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

With double-album and concert, producer Scott Mickelson recruits an all-star roster to assist in direct acton during crisis.

As the fires rage and the blackouts continue, Newsom ducks

The guv sounds tough -- but he has no plan. And he's ignoring the only (obvious) solution to the current and future crisis.

Screen Grabs: A 14-hour movie with a 40-minute ‘middle finger’

Plus: Nazi comedy 'Jojo Rabbit,' a celebration of Jacques Tati, the burning of the South Bronx, more in cinemas

The big missing story on the power outages

When will the news media point out that the era of PG&E as our power provider is, and has to be, over?

SF’s PG&E buyout makes political — and economic — sense

At the price the city is offering, SF could net half a billion dollars a year -- and get cleaner power.