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Bay Area Reporter launches fundraising campaign

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By Jesus Guillen | April 1, 2020

From the first time I heard the words social distancing I felt a headache. I knew something was not right. But the words kept flowing down the river, and people kept accepting those 16 letters as the bible of reality.

By Reese Aaron Isbell | March 25, 2020

With rising rents, lack of affordable housing, and fear of eviction notices, it was already a challenge for many San Franciscans to afford to live here.


By Manny Yekutiel | March 18, 2020

San Francisco is in the midst of one of the most challenging times in recent memory.

By Joe D'Alessandro | March 9, 2020

The president and CEO of San Francisco Travel offers ideas for things to do in this time of coronavirus.


By Brooks Kolb | March 4, 2020

When I arrived in San Francisco, all the lights turned green, promising me freedom and gay liberation.

By Alex Lemberg | February 5, 2020

I am honored and privileged to have been elected as president for the next two years of the Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association, San Francisco's oldest neighborhood organization, dating back to 1881.


By Rafael Mandelman | January 29, 2020

In 2020, for the first time in recent memory, our California primary votes will matter.

By Ryan K. Sallans | January 15, 2020

Is there a point in a transition where one reaches pure happiness?


By Charlie Spiegel | January 8, 2020

I grew up with my father's World War II stories of fighting on what I later learned was one of the important island battles across the Pacific: Guadalcanal.

By Scott Wiener | December 30, 2019

Millions of Californians demonstrated incredible fortitude and resolve this past fall when, in order to minimize its own wildfire liability risk — caused by decades of negligence and mismanagement — PG&E turned off the power for millions.


By Pau Crego and Clair Farley | December 23, 2019

In 2016, gay then-Supervisor Scott Wiener led the charge to require improved data collection on our local LGBTQ+ communities to measure equity and inclusion in city services.

By Gavin Newsom | December 18, 2019

There's no state in America quite like California. In troubled times for the nation, California is where the American Dream is alive and well.


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