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ENDORSEMENTS for the February 2022 Special Election

Campos for Assembly. No on the School Board recalls. Our recommendations for the Feb. 15 special election

Join us at the 48 Hills Gala on May 2!

48 Hills, the daily independent news and culture site launched by former Bay Guardian editors, is celebrating six years of essential local journalism! Join us for the festivities on May 2, including entertainment, music, food, drinks, and some very special guests—including a special honor for the Anchor Brewing union organizers, who successfully unionized the company's workers this year! Please come...

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

"Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States" by 48 Hills publisher and arts editor Marke B is out today on Lerner Books (available everywhere, but please support your local bookshop and Bookshop.org). It's already been called "a must-read for understanding our current times" (Book Riot) and "a thoroughly representative book" (Kirkus Reviews),...

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...

Tom Ammiano’s feisty memoir ‘Kiss My Gay Ass’ tells all

In wide-ranging book, the eminent politico, activist, comedian, teacher, and personality spills the tea.

Vote NO on the Newsom recall

He was a bad mayor and is a bad governor—but the alternatives are way, way worse and the national implications are scary.

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...

ENDORSEMENTS for California Democratic Party delegates

The California Democratic Party has long been dominated by insiders, politicians linked to big campaign donors – and that has prevented the party from going in a truly progressive direction. But that’s changing as a new generation of activists are running for statewide delegate positions. It’s going to be a process: All of the statewide elected officials (all Democrats) hold...

Our Clean Slate Voters’ Guide for the November 2018 election

Print this guide out here. Read our endorsements here. BAY GUARDIAN ENDORSEMENTS Governor: No endorsement Lt. Governor: No endorsements Secretary of State: Alex Padilla Controller: Betty Yee Treasurer: No endorsement Attorney General: Xavier Becerra Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond US Senator: Kevin De Leon Congress, District 12: Nancy Pelosi State Assembly, District 17: No endorsement State Assembly, District 19: Phil Ting STATE PROPOSITIONS Proposition 1: Yes Proposition 2: Yes Proposition 3: No Proposition 4:...