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 42nd year to celebrate all the people, places, and things that make living in the Bay Area the...

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 SFBG or visit 48 Hills next Tuesday to start voting. Tell your friends, neighbors, and...

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 being hosted by our sister site, 48 Hills. SEARCH THE ARCHIVE HERE! Soon we'll be adding pictures to the...

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 defeat the Ellis Act and Costa Hawkins, two laws that were written for and by the real estate industry...

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 to create an effective response to Donald Trump. That’s because the California Democratic Party is still a corporate-run operation, dominated...

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 GUARDIAN CLEAN SLATE GUIDE: Take this to the polls!

>> CLICK HERE FOR THE PRINTABLE CLEAN SLATE GUIDE (PDF)  >> CLICK HERE TO READ OUR FULL NOVEMBER 2016 ENDORSEMENTS! >> SUPPORT THE BAY GUARDIAN SO WE CAN KEEP DOING THIS!   

BEST OF THE BAY 2016 IS HERE!

Welcome back, Guardian Readers, to the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! We're back, celebrating our 50th year as a publication, and our 41st Best of the Bay issue. More than 9,000 people voted in our Readers Poll, and we've revived our annual Editor's Picks as well. This year, we're hosting the results on our sister site, 48hills.org. >> CLICK...

CLEAN SLATE GUIDE 2016: Print this and take to the polls

Print this out and take it to the polls or use it to fill out your mail-in ballot. For a full explanation of our endorsements, go here. >>> CLICK HERE FOR THE PRINTABLE CLEAN SLATE GUIDE (PDF)  President: Hillary Clinton US Senate: Kamala Harris Congress, District 12: Nancy Pelosi State Senate, District 11: Jane Kim State Assembly, District 17: No endorsement State Assembly, District 19: Phil...

ENDORSEMENTS! The case for six progressive supes, Kim for state Senate …

This is, to channel our favorite presidential contender of 2016, a HUUUGE election. There’s an increasingly scary presidential race, control of San Francisco City Hall up for grabs, and crucial state and local ballot measures. >> CLICK HERE FOR OUR PRINTABLE CLEAN SLATE GUIDE TO TAKE TO THE POLLS In June, most local progressives did well, and while the Bernie Bump was...