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Political Predictions for California and the Bay Area in 2014

Randy Shaw | Posted 03.09.2014 | San Francisco
Randy Shaw

In 2014, California ballot initiatives could boost progressive change and the June and November ballots feature intriguing races for state offices. The most important San Francisco campaign is legislative, as a broad coalition is assembled to get Sacramento to amend the Ellis Act to stop speculative evictions in the city.

What SF Bay Guardian White Liberals Won't Tell You About Ed Lee

Randy Shaw | Posted 02.14.2014 | San Francisco
Randy Shaw

With New York City's election of progressive Bill de Blasio as mayor, I hear many ask: when will San Francisco get its own progressive mayor? The answer is that the city already has such a mayor in Ed Lee, whose progressive record de Blasio would be fortunate to match.

San Francisco Closes Green Roof Gap

Amy E. Norquist | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Amy E. Norquist

Lately, there are a lot of articles mentioning San Francisco and the "Tale of Two Cities." They largely refer to economic disparities, but they could just as well be talking about those in the city that understand the connection between green infrastructure and clean air and water, and those that do not.

PHOTOS: Our Generation's Most Disputed Project

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.21.2012 | San Francisco

Everyone in San Francisco seems to have an opinion on 8 Washington, the massive waterfront luxury condo complex that's been in development for the bet...

Aaron Sankin

Controversial Luxury Condo Project Moves One Step Closer To Reality | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.31.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO--Following a contentious public meeting held earlier this week, the San Francisco Port Commission unanimously voted to approve the 8 Was...

Friday Fights: Popcorn Politics

Christopher Caen | Posted 07.18.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

As we roll towards this November, we'll have the appearance of "popcorn politics." These are the great shows and stands that our politicians will take over the summer, all angling to find that one blockbuster that will propel them back into office.