Politics

24 May 2022

“Historic” Expansion of San Francisco Rent Control Proposed

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced a Charter Amendment on Tuesday, May 24th that would “effectively enable the largest expansion of rent control since 1979” should voters adopt the measure this November. “The market rents of today will be the affordable rents of tomorrow, which I’ve seen firsthand in my over two

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24 May 2022

Why London Breed Chose The Police Over The Pride Parade

San Francisco is a city of symbols. We’re iconic for a bunch of shit we don’t really live up to. The current situation London Breed has found herself in relation to the LGBTQIA+ Pride Parade is emblematic of the issues facing San Francisco itself If you’ve been following national media

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23 May 2022

SF Democratic Party Issues Cease-and-Desist letter to Boudin Recall Campaign

As the June election approaches things are getting quite interesting regarding Prop H, the attempt to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin. For the record we at BAS are adamantly “NO on Prop H”. We explain why in the June 2022 BAS Voter Guide, which you can check out right here.

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18 May 2022

Oakland is First City in CA to Declare Itself Sanctuary City for Abortion

By Keith Burbank and Katy St. Clair The Oakland City Council has unanimously passed a resolution to make Oakland a sanctuary city for women seeking abortions, Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan announced on Tuesday evening. The resolution is in response to the potential that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe

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17 May 2022

Growing Up Online: How The Internet Harms Young Girls

Written By: Ryker Rose Social media is something I grew up with and wish I hadn’t. The internet went from AOL floppy discs to a ubiquitous force dictating our everyday lives. My experience online is one that is far too common for young girls on the internet. I was sexualized

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16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

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people roam around the cube art installation
13 May 2022

Massive Art Installation, Society’s Cage, Debuts in Oakland

This week, Society’s Cage, a traveling experimental art installation about societal racism, was built in front of Oakland’s City Hall. The 15-foot by 15-foot installation, built of over 500 steel bars, hopes you will come and interact with the piece. There were four designers, as well as 8-12 people working

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11 May 2022

How to Fence Stolen Goods in San Francisco

The easiest and safest way to get stolen goods in San Francisco is from parked cars.  Automobile ‘smash and grabs’ are by far the most common types of crime committed in our fair city.

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