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Editorial: Seismic shift in SF DA's office

Editorial: Seismic shift in SF DA's office

  • 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.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Nov 13, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Open meth sobering center soon

Editorial: Open meth sobering center soon

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 6, 2019

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

  • by Paul Berge
  • Nov 6, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

  • 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.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Oct 30, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Oct 23, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Raju for public defender

Editorial: Raju for public defender

  • Oct 16, 2019

Manohar "Mano" Raju is running unopposed for San Francisco public defender. Mayor London Breed appointed him to the position earlier this year following the unexpected death of Jeff Adachi and it was a wise choice

Editorial: Re-elect Cisneros for treasurer

Editorial: Re-elect Cisneros for treasurer

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

José Cisneros is the only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder.

Editorial: Lam for school board

Editorial: Lam for school board

  • Oct 16, 2019

San Francisco Unified School District Commissioner Jenny Lam was appointed last January by Mayor London Breed to fill a vacancy on the board and now must run to complete the unexpired term.

Editorial: No endorsement for SF sheriff

Editorial: No endorsement for SF sheriff

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

We tried to schedule an editorial board interview with Paul Miyamoto, the only candidate for San Francisco sheriff.

Editorial: Herrera for city attorney

Editorial: Herrera for city attorney

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is running unopposed for a sixth term and we endorse him once again.