Opinion

Editorial: Seismic shift in SF DA's office

Editorial: Seismic shift in SF DA's office

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 13, 2019

Deputy public defender Chesa Boudin's upset victory in the hotly contested San Francisco district attorney's race has sent shockwaves through the city, and continues a national trend of electing criminal justice reformers as top prosecutors.

Guest Opinion: Traveling while trans

Guest Opinion: Traveling while trans

I was singled out by TSA for being a transgender woman and I am not the only one.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Open meth sobering center soon

Editorial: Open meth sobering center soon

Now that Mayor London Breed has won a full four-year term — with 68% of the vote, according to unofficial returns — it's time for her administration to quickly complete the process for opening a meth sobering center.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Guest Opinion: SROs shouldn't be permanent housing

Guest Opinion: SROs shouldn't be permanent housing

When I read the article about the city awarding $1.15 million in contracts to two reputable nonprofits over the next two years, I was overjoyed, especially since the recipients, St. James Infirmary and Larkin Street Youth Services, are well qualified.

Guest Opinion: Recalling Purple Hands protests of 1969

Guest Opinion: Recalling Purple Hands protests of 1969

Halloween has long been one of the queerest of holidays, but on October 31, 1969, San Francisco LGBT activists found new ways to confront their terrifying fears of media misrepresentations and police violence.

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 30, 2019

California officials plan to beef up poll worker training as well as provide "know your rights" information to voters ahead of the 2020 elections.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial, Part 1: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

Editorial, Part 1: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 23, 2019

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for Propositions A, B, D, and E on the November 5 ballot.

Editorial, Part 2: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

Editorial, Part 2: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 23, 2019

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for Propositions C and F on the November 5 ballot.

Guest Opinion: Yes on Proposition A

Guest Opinion: Yes on Proposition A

Earlier this year, our community rejoiced with the opening of the Marcy Adelman and Jeanette Gurevitch Community at 95 Laguna.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.