WELCOME TO THE NEW BAY GUARDIAN WEBSITE

Welcome, Bay Guardian readers, to the new SFBG.com!

Last October, the former editors and publishers of the San Francisco Bay Guardian regained control of the 50-year-old alternative weekly paper and website. We did this with the help of our readers and outside contributors. The Bay Guardian now belongs to the San Francisco Center for Newspaper Preservation, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that intends to preserve the Guardian’s archives and relaunch the Guardian brand.

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The Guardian won’t be coming back as a weekly paper: For daily breaking news and independent voices, please visit 48 Hills, the website started in 2013 by Guardian editors Tim Redmond and Marke B. (Come to the 48 Hills Third Annual Gala!)

The Bay Guardian online will be making political endorsements (which we will also put out in paper form), publishing political advocacy and opinion, relaunching Best of the Bay and the GOLDIES arts awards, and digitizing 48 years of archives and ephemera. KEEP UP with what’s happening by signing up for our newsletter.

HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE BAY GUARDIAN NOW:

— We are bringing back our CLEAN SLATE endorsements for the June primaries and October general elections, including endorsements for the DCCC race, published today.

BEST OF THE BAY voting will begin this summer.

— Our ARCHIVES are being digitized by a crack team of web developers along with the Internet Archive, and will soon be available both in flip-through PDF format and searchable article database. We will be launching these in stages, so please stay tuned. For now, you can flip through the most recent five years of the Bay Guardian here at Issuu.com.

WE RELY ON YOU FOR HELP WITH THIS ESSENTIAL PROJECT, keeping progressive Bay Area history alive! Please donate today.

And remember to sign up for the Bay Guardian newsletter to keep up with exciting developments.  For any inquiries, you can contact Marke B at markeb415(at)gmail.com. Thanks and welcome back!

VOTE NOW for BEST OF THE BAY 2016!

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The polls are open! Vote now on our 41st Best of the Bay!

VOTE HERE: www.tinyurl.com/BestoftheBay2016

Polls are open until through September 28, so spread the word!

Categories include: City Living, Food and Drink, Arts and Entertainment, and Shopping.

Winners will be announced in our deluxe Best of the Bay edition in October!

 

 

BEST OF THE BAY 2016 IS HERE!

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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 HERE FOR BEST OF THE BAY 2016 WINNERS <<

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Coming soon! BEST OF THE BAY: The rebirth

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Art by Diego Gomez; photo by Antonia J. Lopez

Watch this space for details on voting for in the 41st (almost) annual Bay Guardian BEST OF THE BAY! The original “best of” is back, baby! 

All the features and categories you’ve come to love, celebrating the people, places, and things that make living in the Bay so incredible. Sign up for the Bay Guardian newsletter for updates on when to vote, who won, where to find a print edition, and, of course, when to party!

SIGN UP FOR THE BAY GUARDIAN NEWSLETTER HERE. 

VIEW OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY BEST OF THE BAY ISSUE HERE.