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John WintersDemonstrators march in the ACT UP protests in June 1990 in response to the AIDS epidemic that swept the country at the time.

ACT UP protesters reflect on AIDS demonstrations 25 years ago

Pride 2015 This story is part of a Thursday series leading up…

 

Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is shown during a Monday rally for short-term rental reform.

On Guard: Airbnb regulatory process rigged from the start

For Airbnb, new proposed regulations resemble home- sharing hell. But San Franciscans…

 

File photoScott Wiener

On Guard: Supervisor Wiener’s Mission moratorium opposition lacks alternative plan

Build, build, build. Supply and demand. It’s simple economics, people! That’s the…

 

Eric Risberg/2014 AP File PhotoDrag queen star Roma and other supporters of the #MyNameIs campaign are planning to protest at Facebook headquarters June 1.

On Guard: What made SF Pride change its mind on Facebook’s parade sponsorship?

If you're a high-profile donor to San Francisco Pride, you might be…

Eric Risberg/2014 AP File PhotoDrag queen star Roma and other supporters of the #MyNameIs campaign are planning to protest at Facebook headquarters June 1.
San Francisco-based Reddit.com has overwhelmed the ongoing debate over housing by burying posts from people who want The City to stop building.

On Guard: Reddit to trounce trolls, so why not start with R/SanFrancisco?

OK everyone, let’s take a break from the bare-knuckle politicking and city-wide…

San Francisco-based Reddit.com has overwhelmed the ongoing debate over housing by burying posts from people who want The City to stop building.

On Guard: Don’t listen to the Mission housing moratorium smear tactics

Remember that old line from “Field of Dreams,” whispered to Kevin Costner…

Target.comTargetExpress stores are slated to open on Polk Street and Ocean Avenue.

On Guard: Stop the Target creep into San Francisco

Despite San Francisco’s reputation as a land of the strange, its neighborhoods…

Target.comTargetExpress stores are slated to open on Polk Street and Ocean Avenue.
Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.

On Guard: Does SF have a Ferguson problem?

Last week, San Francisco’s black community took The City by the collar,…

Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.
Port of San FranciscoMel Murphy

On Guard: Help stop SF government sleaze

After years of allegations of slimy deals, real action appears to be…

Port of San FranciscoMel Murphy

On Guard: 8,000 Latinos displaced from Mission, group says

In San Francisco’s housing and affordability crisis, we’re often left counting who…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. ExaminerLeap buses have plenty of comfort

On Guard: Is Leap Muni’s Uber moment?

Reclaimed wood tables. Leather seats. Iced tea and Wi-Fi. Stepping onto a…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. ExaminerLeap buses have plenty of comfort
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee has proposed an additional $48.1 million investment into San Francisco's public transit system.

On Guard: Think Hillary has email problems? So does Mayor Lee

As former Mayor Willie Brown famously says, the “e” in email stands…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee has proposed an additional $48.1 million investment into San Francisco's public transit system.
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerCitizens protest the Maximus development proposed to go up near the 16th Street BART station in the Mission.

On Guard: Why the neighborhood is right to fear the 'Monster' in the Mission

News flash: San Francisco rents are expensive. If you're surprised by that,…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerCitizens protest the Maximus development proposed to go up near the 16th Street BART station in the Mission.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.

On Guard: SF progressives should look to newcomer techies to boost voting bloc

Techies are everywhere. Their buses cramp our neighborhoods and their tastes displace…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco locals' use of the word “native” should be interpreted as shorthand for wishing to preserve their roots.

On Guard: Let’s end the 'SF native' xenophobia

The tech boom has fractured The City. As thousands of new tech…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco locals' use of the word “native” should be interpreted as shorthand for wishing to preserve their roots.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoMost of The City's recent construction boom has been concentrated in the eastside of The City

On Guard: Why not look to westside to build homes?

Go west, the saying goes. When it comes to building housing in…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoMost of The City's recent construction boom has been concentrated in the eastside of The City
Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoA recent newspaper report said 60 percent of San Francisco’s schools have a simple majority of one racial group

On Guard: Why do parents choose segregation?

A new report shows a shameful truth for our city: San Francisco's…

Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoA recent newspaper report said 60 percent of San Francisco’s schools have a simple majority of one racial group
Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.

On Guard: The City’s climate change Cold War

Right now, PG&E is shaking in its electrified boots. San Francisco is…

Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

On Guard: The hunt for the truth behind SF’s rosy unemployment numbers

Mayor Ed Lee wants San Francisco to rejoice, announcing The City's unemployment…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

On Guard: Supervisor Breed fights for the Fillmore, one life at a time

Four young men were killed in Hayes Valley two weeks ago. Weapons…

Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)