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Editorial: Musk already showing his true colors

Editorial: Musk already showing his true colors

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 2, 2022

Elon Musk had owned Twitter for all of three days before he retweeted an anti-LGBTQ conspiracy theory about the vicious assault on Paul Pelosi, who is the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco).

Editorial: Retain California justices

Editorial: Retain California justices

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 26, 2022

Largely flying under the radar on the November 8 ballot are the retention elections for California Supreme Court and appellate court justices. It's important that voters retain all of them.

Editorial: Ramachandran for Oakland council

Editorial: Ramachandran for Oakland council

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 19, 2022

Oakland is assured of having out representation on the City Council even if, as looks likely, lesbian at-large member Rebecca Kaplan is successful in her bid for the District 3 seat on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 19, 2022

Oakland voters face a critical decision electing a new mayor.

Editorial: B.A.R. endorsements in Bay Area races

Editorial: B.A.R. endorsements in Bay Area races

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 12, 2022

Like the statewide races, the Bay Area Reporter has already endorsed a number of LGBTQ candidates running for various offices in the region who won their primaries and are advancing to the November election.

Editorial: Familiar, new faces for CA endorsements

Editorial: Familiar, new faces for CA endorsements

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 12, 2022

In the spring we issued our endorsements for state officials.

Editorial: SF ballot prop endorsements

Editorial: SF ballot prop endorsements

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 5, 2022

With 14 propositions on the San Francisco ballot, it's a long one this year.

Editorial: B.A.R. picks for SF DA, PD

Editorial: B.A.R. picks for SF DA, PD

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 28, 2022

San Francisco voters have an opportunity to give new District Attorney Brooke Jenkins a chance to see if her policy changes do indeed help with public safety in the city.

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.