Just so it's clear: The Bay Guardian doesn't send out slate cards. We don't do door hangers. We don't produce campaign mail. Ever. Period.
But just about every election, somebody we endorsed, or some group that agrees with us, reprints the Guardian endorsements, makes fliers out of them and sends or hands them around. That's fine with me -- we're happy to get the word out. Read more »
Nancy Pelosi with Paul Ash, executive director of the San Francisco Food Bank. Photo by Steven T. Jones
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi toured the San Francisco Food Bank today to highlight her concern with rising food costs and the need for a reordering of national priorities to address poverty. Read more »
As Prop. F supporters continue to liven up their shoestring campaign with dance, debate and rap songs,
yet another huge question is looming over the Prop. G campaign: What is San Francisco going to do about all the glossy Prop. G fliers that are choking up mailboxes citywide?
Turfaholic's Johnel dazzled at a recent Prop. F rally on Palou street in the heart of the Bayview. Stay with it, and you'll get to the part where Johnel sets his own chains a-spinning. Awesome to watch.
That's what Prop. F supporters are wondering amid the deafening silence that has followed their invite to Lennar consultant and former 49ers president Policy to debate POWER community organizer Alicia Schwartz on Saturday, May 31, in the Bayview.
Back in February 2008, Policy made headlines when he was hired by Lennar executive Kofi Bonner to head what has since become the $3 million Prop. G campaign. Read more »
What if Jack Kerouac couldn't find a cheap place to crash in San Francisco so he could drink at Vesuvio Café and bang on his typewriter? Would he have been forced to remain in the "sanitarium" of San Luis Obispo, as he referred to it? Would he have been forever missing what a biographer called the "feverish intensities" of San Francisco, never inspired to write again?
Even worse, what if the next generation of Kerouacs and Alice Walkers and Michelle Teas can't afford to live in San Francisco anymore? Read more »