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B.A.R. election endorsements

B.A.R. election endorsements

By BAR Editorial Board

The Bay Area Reporter's endorsements for the November 5 municipal election. Editorials started October 3 and will continue this month.

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By Ivan Quintanilla | October 17, 2019

As I crossed the gangway to board the Celebrity Cruises' Summit for VACAYA's maiden voyage this summer, the Scissor Sisters serenading over the speakers reassured me that "a kiki is a party for calming all your nerves."

By John Ferrannini | October 16, 2019

Facing a tepid response from adults willing to open their homes to a homeless young person, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center will hold a recruiting event this Saturday for its Host Homes program.


By John Ferrannini | October 16, 2019

A debate among the four candidates for San Francisco district attorney was civil for the most part, but near the end the two leading candidates squabbled over the mayor's recent action appointing Suzy Loftus interim DA.

By Sari Staver | October 16, 2019

The Castro will have a third cannabis dispensary thanks to a 4-0 vote last week by the city's planning commission allowing the Flore Store to open at 258 Noe Street.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 16, 2019

The cute, furry faces of teddy bears provide a whimsical detail to the back of two leather vests worn by leathermen in a daddy and son relationship.

By Roger Brigham | October 16, 2019

My mainstream sports journalism career reached its apex 30 years ago today — October 17, 1989 — when the Loma Prieta earthquake rumbled through Candlestick Park just minutes before the scheduled start of Game 3 of the 1989 World Series.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 16, 2019

We tried to schedule an editorial board interview with Paul Miyamoto, the only candidate for San Francisco sheriff.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 16, 2019

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is running unopposed for a sixth term and we endorse him once again.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 16, 2019

Mayor London Breed has had several opportunities to fill vacancies on city boards or commissions after members left for other positions.

By | October 16, 2019

Manohar "Mano" Raju is running unopposed for San Francisco public defender. Mayor London Breed appointed him to the position earlier this year following the unexpected death of Jeff Adachi and it was a wise choice


By BAR Editorial Board | October 16, 2019

José Cisneros is the only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder.

By | October 16, 2019

San Francisco Unified School District Commissioner Jenny Lam was appointed last January by Mayor London Breed to fill a vacancy on the board and now must run to complete the unexpired term.


By Sari Staver | October 16, 2019

Cannabis activists were elated after Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed Senate Bill 34, the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act, which exempts compassionate cannabis programs from state cannabis taxes.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 16, 2019

Having heard oral arguments last week in three federal cases seeking workplace protections based on sexual orientation and transgender status, the U.S. Supreme Court has the LGBT community on tenterhooks awaiting its decision.


By Cynthia Laird | October 16, 2019

Get your Halloween off to a spooky start by auditioning for the American Conservatory Theater's local production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

By John Ferrannini | October 16, 2019

Horizons Foundation, an organization that supports LGBT nonprofits and organizations with LGBT-focused programs, announced that it has achieved its goal of getting $100 million in legacy gift commitments ahead of its 2020 goal.


By Sari Staver | October 16, 2019

Homeless advocates this month kicked off a citywide campaign to encourage residents to get involved in solving the epidemic of homelessness in San Francisco.

By Lisa Keen | October 16, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court observers are more reluctant than usual to try and predict how the court might come down on the always hot-button issue of LGBT rights.


By Heather Cassell | October 16, 2019

Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice Party sailed to electoral victory Sunday, after months of targeting the country's LGBT community and stoking unfounded fear among residents.

By Paul Berge | October 16, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.


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