San Francisco Bay Guardian

  • BEST OF THE BAY 2017 is here!
    Our 42nd edition of Best of the Bay has arrived! Who won Best Burrito? Best Rock Club? Best Shoe Store? Best Politician? Welcome back, Guardian Readers, to the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay, celebrating our 51st year as a publication, and our 42nd…
    - 29 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 7:17pm -
  • Saving San Francisco’s Heart: A Bay Guardian book
    San Francisco is under attack — by developers, greedy speculators and others who see this city as a place from which to extract money, even at the cost of destroying communities. Jon Golinger, who has been running progressive campaigns in this city…
    - 83 days ago, 2 Sep 17, 12:29am -
  • VOTE NOW! Best of the Bay 2017
    Best Burrito. Best Party. Best Shoe Store. Best Street Fair. Best Cannabis Club. Best Politician. Best Politician You Love To Hate…. It’s back! The nation’s original “Best of” — and the first and best Best of the Bay — returns for its 4…
    - 15 Aug 17, 2:07pm -
  • BEST OF THE BAY voting starts August 15!
    The first, the biggest, the BEST! Voting for the 42nd Bay Guardian Best of the Bay — hosted by 48 Hills — starts Tuesday, August 15! Voting will continue through September, and results will be published on 48 Hills on October 18. Come back to SFB…
    - 9 Aug 17, 3:51pm -
  • Guardian Archives Project phase 1 launched!
    We’re happy to announce that the first phase of our project to recover and make available all 50 years of the Bay Guardian has launched! We’ve rebuilt all print articles and blog entries 2006-2014 in an online searchable database. The database is…
    - 26 Jan 17, 11:11pm -
  • Putting tenants first in the Democratic Party
    “That’s Sacramento” the old timers say, as they shake their heads. For the entire time that I’ve worked on housing justice in San Francisco, housing activists have told me about about our inability, year after year, decade after decade to def…
    - 6 Jan 17, 5:25am -
  • VOTE Jan 8 to reform the Democratic Party!
    The Democratic Party controls California – and yet, this deep-blue state still suffers under Prop 13, still allows landlords to control the political agenda (at the cost of thousands of evictions and a homeless epidemic), and is going to struggle t…
    - 6 Jan 17, 5:10am -
  • Support local journalism! Score Vintage Bay Guardian logo stuff
    In honor of our 50th anniversary, we’ve partnered with 48 Hills to revive the vintage ’70s Bay Guardian logo! Support local, independent media and score vintage Guardian logo tees, totes, and bumper stickers. >> VISIT THE SHOP NOW <<  The pos…
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  • Sherrod Brown wants FBI to release info on Trump cabinet pick
    Sen. Sherrod Brown asked the FBI today to release information on an investigation into a media company whose board of directors included U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin.
    - 18 Jan 17, 9:22pm -
  • Jon Waters, Ohio State agree to end lawsuits over band director's firing
    The two-year legal battle between Ohio State University and former marching-band director Jonathan Waters is over. Ohio State said today that Waters "has voluntarily dismissed all of his claims against the University, including all appeals, in exchan…
    - 18 Jan 17, 9:02pm -
  • Trial begins in 2008 killing of elderly landlady in German Village
    A trial in Common Pleas Court is getting underway more than eight years after the discovery of Alyce Seff's body in a wishing well behind one of her German Village rental properties.
    - 18 Jan 17, 7:34pm -
  • Columbus police identify sergeant who shot intruder
    Columbus police have identified the off-duty sergeant who shot an intruder Tuesday at his residence in Pleasant Township. Sgt. Stephen Carr, 45, who has worked for Columbus Division of Police for 15 years, is expected to return to work after a few da…
    - 18 Jan 17, 6:55pm -
  • Mother of toddler who died in home invasion accused of selling drugs
    The mother of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally shot during in a home invasion in October now is accused of selling heroin to an undercover officer.
    - 18 Jan 17, 6:16pm -
  • Delaware Area Career Center levy, consolidation in limbo
    The Delaware Area Career Center should have begun collecting funds this year following a November 2015 renewal levy that passed easily. But an error by the Delaware County Board of Elections has created a legal question that is jeopardizing the valid…
    - 18 Jan 17, 5:08pm -
  • Flu widespread across Ohio
    Flu cases are widespread across the state, with hospitalizations for flu-like symptoms almost doubling to 287 during the first week of January, according to the Ohio Department of Health. The number of hospitalizations for flu symptoms — fever, cou…
    - 18 Jan 17, 4:37pm -
  • Analysis says Ohio's new charter school reforms are working
    Nearly a year after lawmakers enacted bipartisan reforms designed to provide more oversight and accountability of Ohio’s oft-criticized charter school system, a leading school choice advocate says they appear to be working.
    - 18 Jan 17, 4:35pm -

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  • 2 wounded in shooting at Capitol Hill nightclub in Seattle
    Two people suffered gunshot wounds to the arm, but are expected to survive, police said. No arrests have been made.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:22pm -
  • Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States. Attorneys for trapping organizations said in recent court filings tha…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:52pm -
  • ACLU leader: Legalizing marijuana a ‘racial justice issue’
    NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — The head of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey says legalizing recreational marijuana would help fix “a racial justice issue and a civil rights crisis” because the war on drugs is disproportionately targeting…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:51pm -
  • After the outbreak: Med schools boost Ebola-wrecked Liberia
    The Ebola epidemic that ravaged Liberia took a heavy toll on the country’s medical ranks, leaving the West African nation with one of the lowest doctor-to-patient ratios in the world. To build the country’s health care system back up, teams from…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:35pm -
  • Man sues city of Bend over snowplow crash
    BEND, Ore. (AP) — A man is seeking nearly $300,000 from the city of Bend because of a 2015 incident in which a snowplow allegedly lifted and dropped the truck he was driving. The Bend Bulletin reports law firm Dwyer Williams Dretke filed the suit W…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:15pm -
  • Sexual abuse, racism, violence — our heroes are sometimes also bad
    Putting people like movie directors, comedians and politicians on a pedestal is dangerous. Best to admire good actions without assuming too much about what lies beneath. That’s one way to stay sane.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Wolves’ return to Oregon brings conflict and opportunity
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wolves were once so plentiful in the abundant forests that would become Oregon that the earliest settlers gathered from far and wide to discuss how to kill them. Those “wolf meetings” in the 1840s, spawned by a common inte…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:07am -
  • Why so many bears? Not enough berries, says expert in Alaska
    KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Several Kodiak residents have reported seeing bears in town throughout the past few weeks, and at least one area expert believes that’s because of a lackluster berry crop this year. Although the state Department of Fish and…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 7:06am -

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