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Editorial: San Francisco supervisor recommendations

Editorial: San Francisco supervisor recommendations

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 21, 2022

San Franciscans in Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 will be voting for their supervisor on the November ballot.

Editorial: Keeping SF school board on track

Editorial: Keeping SF school board on track

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 14, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Education has been the focus of overwhelming negative attention over the past two years.

Editorial: City College endorsements

Editorial: City College endorsements

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 7, 2022

San Francisco voters will elect four trustees to the board that oversees City College of San Francisco.

Editorial: B.A.R. CA prop recommendations

Editorial: B.A.R. CA prop recommendations

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 31, 2022

State ballot measures on the November 8 ballot run the gamut from codifying the right to abortion to sports betting on tribal lands to deciding whether to uphold a state law banning the retail sale of flavored tobacco.

Editorial: SF needs its own safe consumption site

Editorial: SF needs its own safe consumption site

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 24, 2022

Now that Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed Senate Bill 57, which would have established safe consumption site pilot programs in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, the city has an opportunity to go its own way and establish such a facility.

Editorial: Evans' identity is important

Editorial: Evans' identity is important

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 17, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom made history last week with his nominations of two women to serve on the state Supreme Court.

Editorial: Ramp up monkeypox efforts

Editorial: Ramp up monkeypox efforts

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 10, 2022

Now that San Francisco, California, and the U.S. have emergency declarations for monkeypox in effect, officials at all levels of government must quickly ramp up efforts for testing, vaccinations, and treatment.

Editorial: Newsom must sign SB 57

Editorial: Newsom must sign SB 57

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 3, 2022

San Francisco is in the midst of a drug overdose crisis. And Governor Gavin Newsom can do something about it by signing Senate Bill 57.

Editorial: Racism rears its ugly head in SF

Editorial: Racism rears its ugly head in SF

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 27, 2022

New San Francisco school board member Ann Hsu is facing calls to resign after she made racist comments in a candidate questionnaire.

Editorial: Biden needs to bring Griner home

Editorial: Biden needs to bring Griner home

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 20, 2022

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner has been locked up in a Russian jail since February, when she was detained at an airport in the country after authorities allegedly found vape canisters with cannabis oil in her luggage.

Editorial: About repealing CA Prop 8

Editorial: About repealing CA Prop 8

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 13, 2022

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the right to abortion, LGBTQ political leaders here in California are ramping up in case marriage equality soon comes before the justices.

Editorial: Here we go again

Editorial: Here we go again

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 6, 2022

When the COVID pandemic started in March 2020, the federal response was lackluster to say the least.

Editorial: 'They're coming for you next'

Editorial: 'They're coming for you next'

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 29, 2022

California officials spent last Friday telling the public and reporters that the state is a safe haven for those seeking an abortion.

Editorial: If you see something, say something

Editorial: If you see something, say something

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 22, 2022

If you see something, say something. That appeal to the public gained traction after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and, today, remains relevant as the LGBTQ community prepares to celebrate the first in-person San Francisco Pride events since 2019.