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Gay SF man found guilty of first-degree murder

Gay SF man found guilty of first-degree murder

By Alex Madison

A San Francisco Superior Court jury found gay city resident Michael Phillips guilty of first-degree murder Thursday, October 18 for the killing of his elderly gay friend, James Sheahan.

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By BAR Editorial Board | October 18, 2018

The B.A.R. has made the following endorsements for the November 6 election. Write-ups for SF races, Oakland races, other LGBT candidates, and SF Ballot measures have been published. Check the Opinion section.

By Alex Madison | October 18, 2018

Redwood City Police said Wednesday that the word #gay discovered last week tagged on a fence outside the home of gay City Council candidate Jason Galisatus was already there before he moved in.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

A fight about font sizes is breaking out over the proposed signage for the San Francisco International Airport terminal named after the late gay Supervisor Harvey Milk.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

The proposed remodel of Harvey Milk Plaza ran into headwinds of dissent this week as arts commissioners critiqued the project and a prominent local architecture critic pooh-poohed the design.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

Due to safety issues voiced by the city's fire department, a less prodigious design for a leather-themed public parklet in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is making its way through the approval process.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 17, 2018

From standing up to Trump to implementing a creative strategy to help homeless people, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf deserves a second term.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 17, 2018

Throughout the Bay Area there are gay, lesbian, and bi candidates running for city council seats (and one Board of Supervisors race).

By BAR Editorial Board | October 17, 2018

There are only five San Francisco propositions on the November ballot, but they could have lasting effects on city policy.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

Three weeks ahead of the November 6 election lesbian Oakland City Council candidate Pam Harris received a surprise boost to her candidacy when the incumbent unexpectedly endorsed her.

By Alex Madison | October 17, 2018

A San Francisco Superior Court jury began deliberating Tuesday in the Michael Phillips murder trial.


By Alex Madison | October 17, 2018

Homelessness has been one of the most talked about issues leading up to the November 6 election in San Francisco, and one of the most contentious issues voters will determine is Proposition C, dubbed "Our City, Our Home" by supporters.

By Mark Segal | October 17, 2018

Each of us who were at Stonewall has a different view of the event, which will turn 50 next year.


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