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Editorial: Mayor Breed should name Satya to SF school board

Editorial: Mayor Breed should name Satya to SF school board

By BAR Editorial Board

Although Matt Haney was not San Francisco Mayor London Breed's preferred candidate for District 6 supervisor, his victory will give her yet another opportunity to appoint his successor to the school board.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

Long Beach native Tom Paulino has had his eye on a career in politics since being accepted to UC Berkeley, where he graduated in 2012 with a degree in a double major of political science and history. The question was how to achieve that goal.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

On Election Night it appeared that gay Alameda City Councilman Jim Oddie had failed to win a second, four-year term. In the race for two council seats, he landed in third place among the five candidates.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

The devastating news of the murders of the city's mayor and first openly gay supervisor left Shireen McSpadden and her fellow students at Lowell High School with a feeling of dread. It was a shattering blow for the then 14-year-old freshman.

By Alex Madison | November 20, 2018

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, December 1, several San Francisco organizations are holding events.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

Despite the Associated Press calling the last two statewide contests in California for the Democratic candidates last Friday, it took until Monday evening for both of the races to be officially over.

By Alex Madison | November 20, 2018

Since President Donald Trump took office, hate crimes have increased by 17 percent nationally in 2017 and 5 percent among LGBT people compared with the previous year, according to the new hate crime statistics report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation


By Heather Cassell | November 20, 2018

Costa Rica is poised to become the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage.

By Lisa Keen | November 20, 2018

Three big LGBT cases will be part of a private discussion at the U.S. Supreme Court next Friday, November 30, when the justices meet to conference about what appeals to hear in the coming months.


By Charlie Wagner | November 20, 2018

Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, the predominately LGBTQ synagogue in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood next to the Castro, is responding to an increase in violent attacks on religious institutions across the nation by taking measures to enhance its security

By Cynthia Laird | November 20, 2018

Gay former Olympic ice skater Brian Boitano is expected to be on hand to help open San Francisco's new Winter Park at Civic Center Friday, November 30, at 11 a.m.


By Paul Berge | November 20, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Roger Brigham | November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving Day is a bit more somber this year for many of us.


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