Articles Tagged “san francisco bay guardian”

  • As many as 100 people attended a community forum Wednesday sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.  Photos by Luke Thomas.

    Fighting for the Soul of San Francisco

    The editorial leadership of the San Francisco Bay Guardian sat down with their readers Wednesday at a community forum to discuss how they should move forward following the departure of longtime editor Tim Redmond.

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    Bay Guardian Announces New Leadership, Community Partnership Goals

    San Francisco Newspaper Company has named Marke Bieschke as publisher and Steven T. Jones as editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian, elevating two longtime Guardianistas into the top spots, guaranteeing them editorial autonomy, and letting them work with the community to chart its future.

  • San Francisco Bay Guardian Editor Tim Redmond was fired today by San Francisco Newspaper Company publisher Todd  Vogt.  Photo by Luke Thomas.

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    Vogt Fires Bay Guardian Editor for Refusing to Cut Half of News Staff

    Todd Vogt, co-owner of the San Francisco Newspaper Company, which owns a growing portfolio of San Francisco print publications, today fired longstanding San Francisco Bay Guardian editor Tim Redmond.

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    Axe Falls on SF Weekly Editor

    SF Weekly editor Tom Walsh was terminated with immediate effect Thursday, confirmed Todd Vogt, co-owner of the San Francisco Newspaper Company, the parent company that previously added the SF Examiner daily in 2011 and the SF Bay Guardian weekly in 2012 to its ever-expanding acquisitions portfolio.

  • Candidate for District 5 Supervisor Julian Davis.  File photo by Luke Thomas.

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    New Details Emerge in Smear Campaign Against Davis

    New details have emerged in the effort to derail the Julian Davis campaign for District 5 Supervisor, details that shed light on why Kay Vasilyeva, the woman who has accused Davis of sexual assault, went public with her claim six years later, and three weeks before Election Day.

  • District 11 Supervisor John Avalos. File photo by Luke Thomas.

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    Avalos Explains Endorsement Revocation, Calls for Davis to “Consider” Withdrawing Candidacy

    District 11 Supervisor John Avalos posted a statement on Facebook Wednesday denouncing “tactics of marginalization and disenfranchisement,” a reference to a cease-and-desist letter sent by District 5 candidate Julian Davis to Kay Vasilyeva, the woman who has publicly accused Davis of sexual assault, an allegation Davis refutes.

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    Davis Releases Statement, “Sets the Record Straight”

    Julian Davis, a leading progressive candidate running in the race for District 5 Supervisor, today released a statement that, in his words, “sets the record straight.”

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    Rally for Ross Mirkarimi at Noon Today at City Hall

    Join Sheriff Michael Hennessey; Mayor Art Agnos; Dolores Huerta, Co-Founder of the UFW & Medal of Freedom Recipient; Supervisors Sophie Maxwell, Harry Britt, Doris Ward, Willie Kennedy and Carol Ruth Silver; Public Defender Geoff Brown and others in calling for the reinstatement of Sheriff Mirkarimi this Tuesday before the Board of Supervisors Vote.

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    Pay for Journalism or Pay the Consequences

    The collapse of print media, combined with the rise of the Internet, has contributed to a boom in citizen journalism and blogging, as well as layoffs of thousands of newsroom staffers as advertising dollars have vaporized.

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    Mayor and City Attorney Subterfuge Exposed

    Efforts by Mayor Ed Lee and City Attorney Dennis Herrera to avoid a costly and potentially embarrassing Ethics Commission inquisition into whether suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is guilty of official misconduct have been tainted by falsehoods and false accusations, a Fog City Journal investigation has revealed.

  • Caption Action: Election Hangover Edition

    The A Team: David Owen, Some Dude from Ross’ office, Marc Salomon, Elaine Santore, Supervisor Chris Daly, Jonathan Wright, Board President Aaron Peskin, and District 9 supervisor candidate Eric Quesada, celebrate election night at El…

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    An Endorsement for Non-Endorsements

    Elaine Santore Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore June 2, 2008 Campaign Mailers Kill Trees and Your Spirit Good news: tomorrow you can finally toss out all of those annoying, somewhat misleading and totally…

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    How the Guardian let Progressives down

    Whitney Leigh By Whitney Leigh, special to Fog City Journal March 4, 2008 As Matt Gonzalez’s law partner, I’ve had more time than most to consider the upsides and downsides of his decision to join…