The proposal to change the name of San Francisco International Airport to Harvey Milk San Francisco International Airport raises a number of questions. One is whether the airport is the appropriate landmark to name after Milk. Sadly, he was only in office for 11 months. But to inform the debate, let’s take a look at his legislative record. Read More
Erin Sherbert, who writes on the popular blog The Snitch for SF Weekly, has been named to the newly created position of director of online news for the San Francisco Newspaper Co.
Sherbert will oversee digital news content for all three of the company’s publications: The San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly. She will help management with the direction, content and evolution of the company’s editorial products. Read More
The owner of the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Bay Guardian is acquiring the SF Weekly in a sale designed to preserve and enhance the paper’s role in The City’s media ecosystem.
San Francisco Newspaper Co., the Weekly’s new owner, pledged to continue operating the venerable alternative newsweekly as a standalone publication with separate editorial content from the both the Examiner and the Guardian. Read More
Domestic violence is the topic de jour at City Hall after last week’s divisive decision by four San Francisco supervisors to reinstate Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi following his temporary removal from office stemming from an incident involving his wife. Read More
San Francisco Examiner Marketing Director Martina H. Eckstut has been promoted to a post that will now include similar responsibilities for the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
In her new position, Eckstut will be responsible for marketing, promotions and event sponsorship at both newspapers. The San Francisco Newspaper Co., parent company of the Examiner, recently purchased the venerable newsweekly. Read More