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Milk plaza redesign heads to arts panel

Milk plaza redesign heads to arts panel

By by David-Elijah Nahmod

A revised redesign of Harvey Milk Plaza was unveiled during a reception last week, as project officials prepare for their presentation to a San Francisco Arts Commission committee.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | October 15, 2018

LGBT senior advocates are backing a campaign calling on California's next governor to develop a statewide Master Plan For Aging.

By Alex Madison | October 12, 2018

A gay man running for City Council in Redwood City had the fence outside his apartment vandalized with an anti-gay slur Thursday, October 11.


By Cynthia Laird | October 11, 2018

The East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club and the gay-owned Port bar are teaming up next week in an effort to help flip Republican-held congressional seats in next month's midterm election.

By Cynthia Laird | October 10, 2018

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf got the first word and the last during a 90-minute candidate forum last Friday at City Hall.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 10, 2018

The B.A.R. has made the following endorsements for the November 6 election. Editorials explaining our decisions on SF supervisors, school board, BART, and the college board have been published. Additional editorials will be published in the coming weeks.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 10, 2018

The late gay Supervisor Harvey Milk was a fierce advocate for San Francisco's public transit system.


By Ed Walsh | October 10, 2018

San Francisco Police Department brass are still not saying whether the department's handling of the Brian Egg homicide case violated department policy on well-being checks for missing people.

By Heather Cassell | October 10, 2018

Sonoma County is recovering from the wildfires that devastated the region last October as they ripped through the northern part of Santa Rosa, Kenwood, Glen Ellen, and Sonoma.


By Ed Walsh | October 10, 2018

The San Francisco Police Commission unanimously passed a policy last week mandating that police respect a person's pronoun choices.

By Alex Madison | October 10, 2018

The defense's case opened and closed in two days in the Michael Phillips murder trial in San Francisco Superior Court. Closing arguments are expected next week.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 10, 2018

It's about time that a transgender person was elected to the San Francisco Board of Education.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 10, 2018

First of all, we were impressed with the three leading candidates for the BART District 8 seat. Janice Li, Jonathan Lyens, and Melanie Nutter all told us about important changes they believe will improve the regional transit system.


By Paul Berge | October 10, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | October 10, 2018

In April 2015, a year before the Departments of Justice and Education under President Barack Obama issued guidance to public schools clarifying that Title IX protected transgender students, a school district in Virginia faced a dilemma...


By BAR Editorial Board | October 10, 2018

City College of San Francisco is improving and headed in the right direction. We're endorsing incumbents Thea Selby and John Rizzo, and newcomer Victor Olivieri, Ph.D. All are straight allies.

By Alex Madison | October 10, 2018

A.J. Boggs and Company's motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against it for an alleged data breach that compromised the medical records of 93 HIV-positive people in California in November 2016 was denied by a San Francisco Superior Court judge.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 10, 2018

Altif Brown, a co-founder and head of community at Constellation Labs, can count on one hand the number of other African-Americans he knows working in the blockchain sector. He has yet to meet another gay person.

By Heather Cassell | October 10, 2018

Gay Iraqi Ghazwan Alsharif's story about his journey to freedom has been a decade in the making. Next week, Bay Area audiences will have the opportunity to see the award-winning documentary "From Baghdad to The Bay."


By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 10, 2018

Lesbians, like gay men, have always existed.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 10, 2018

Examples of lesbian sexuality are all over early American history. The 19th century saw myriad reasons why lesbianism was actually embraced, right up until the turn of the 20th century, when it wasn't.


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