Mirkarimi Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign for Sheriff

May 17, 2015 | 23 Comments

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi officially kicked off his campaign for re-election Wednesday, vowing to build upon the progressive reforms of his predecessor while continuing to advance a progressive criminal justice vision of his own.

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Political Shock Wave: Peskin Announces D3 Candidacy

March 31, 2015 | 8 Comments

Former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin sent a shock wave through the San Francisco political establishment when he announced yesterday his candidacy to retake the District 3 supervisorial seat he previously held for two terms beginning in 2000.

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A Toast to Saint Patrick

March 17, 2015 | No Comments

Today, the Irish, the more than 70 million world-wide who claim Irish heritage, and the Irish-for-a-day, will be lifting a pint of Guinness, or something stronger, to toast Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

Measles – the Outbreak and the Outrage

February 21, 2015 | 11 Comments

It’s curious why Americans feel so threatened when the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System reveals no deaths from measles in more than ten years; however, there were at least 108 deaths linked to the measles vaccine.

Posted in Healthcare, Opinion

Right–To-Work Laws Contributing to Vanishing Middle Class, Wealth Inequality

February 15, 2015 | 18 Comments

Much has been made about the shrinking middle class in the United States where the wealthiest 160,000 families own as much as the poorest 145 million families.

Tenderloin Police Recognize Glide Memorial’s Hep-C, HIV Program Manager Paul Harkin

February 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

Each month Tenderloin Police Station features a citizen who represents the unique flavor of the Tenderloin. This month we interviewed Paul Harkin. Paul has been working at Glide Memorial Church for the last five years.

Guardian-in-Exile Commemorative Edition Hits Streets Thursday

January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The San Francisco Bay Guardian will come back to life this Thursday, January 22, with the release of the Guardian-in-Exile Project’s commemorative final print edition, celebrating the defunct newspaper’s 48-year history of “printing the news and raising hell” and discussing what happened and what’s next.

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