Update: The sale of the Guardian to the SF News Company LLC, which owns the Examiner, was made much closer to official this afternoon. Publishers Bruce Bruggman and Jean Dibble have retired, and Tim Redmond, the paper's executive editor, is now its publisher, too. In a message to its readers, T ... More >>
Remember when Bruce Brugmann, chief editor with the San Francisco Bay Guardian, decided that the right-wing Examiner had no place in a liberal bastion like San Francisco? Brugmann never ceases to shock us when it comes to playing God. So we weren't surprised this morning to see that the left-wing ne ... More >>
Bruce Brugmann's read on the ExaminerThis weekend, Bruce Brugmann, the publisher and co-owner of the famously liberal San Francisco Bay Guardian, decided it was time to try to shame some of his competitors, namely the right-wing San Francisco Examiner, out of business. During the web conference f ... More >>
Who's behind @Bossy_Brugmann? Once upon a time, if you wanted to roast your newspaper editor, you would make a drunken speech at an office party or draw a funny cartoon. But that was back in the bad old days, before fake Twitter accounts created the perfect medium for a constant stream of homage/ ... More >>
Veteran Bayview-Hunters Point activist Espanola Jackson speaks out against the Guardian projectFoes Assert Project is Un-American, Will Hurt Children...The San Francisco Planning Commission today unanimously approved San Francisco Bay Guardian Publisher Bruce Brugmann's application to rent the ro ... More >>
Today, residents in Potrero Hill were sent a letter from SF Weekly's executive editor, Michael Lacey, alerting them to an issue being ignored in the pages of the Bay Guardian. Guardian publisher Bruce Brugmann wants to erect a cell phone tower on the rooftop of the paper's Potrero office buil ... More >>
That's word from our bosses. Sorry, Brugmann -- it's still too early to declare "mission accomplished" on your plan to use an obscure state antitrust law to snuff out the competition. (Oh, the irony!)Earlier this week, a San Francisco Superior Court commissioner ordered SF Weekly to give half of ... More >>
'Meeting time, guys.' The strangely nostalgic odor of stale beer wafts through the streets of Potrero Hill as a handful of familiar figures converge on a designated corner. It's the Progressive Apologists, a group of lefty media movers and shakers who have been summoned to a top secret meeting ... More >>
Could this guy have fit all the panelists and audience in his truck?In some cases, you really can tell how a story is going to end by the way the stage is set, and this was one of them.
Picture this: The Society of Professional Journalists hosts a community discussion about the potential death of ... More >>
A member of the city task force that enforces open-government laws has been accused of trying to hold illegal meetings. That member is Bruce Brugmann, who is always beating his breast about open meetings.
The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es