Bay Citizen, The - Founded in 2010 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization dedicated to fact-based, independent reporting on civic and community issues in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bayzest - A lifestyle blog that focuses primarily on Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, Napa, Sonoma, Marin San Francisco counties. Find information and reviews about food, wine, real estate, design, travel and much more.
Berkeleyside - Reporting people, issues, events, food and environment in Berkeley, California.
Bohemian - Sonoma, Napa and Marin county news, movies, music, arts, and entertainment.
Bold Italic, The - Online magazine that celebrates the character and free-wheeling spirit of San Francisco and the Bay Area.
California Northern - A biannual publication exploring the region's cultures, environments, histories, and identities. It provides a rare California-based forum for exceptional essays, long-form journalism, literature, and photography, and distinguishes itself from traditional regional media by balancing its local emphasis with a level of sophistication and depth typically found in larger national publications.
Calitics - A progressive open source news organization for California politics.
Chauncey Bailey Project - To continue Bailey's work and answer questions regarding his death, more than two dozen reporters, photographers and editors from print, broadcast and electronic media, and journalism students are launching the Chauncey Bailey Project. It is convened by New America Media, a project of Pacific News Service and the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. The Chauncey Bailey Project is loosely modeled on the Arizona Project, which in 1976 brought journalists from around the country to Phoenix to finish the work of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles, who was killed by a car bomb while he was investigating the Mafia. In Oakland, the Chauncey Bailey Project is finishing Bailey's investigation of violence and financial fraud at Your Black Muslim Bakery, an institution in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 40 years. Following the bakery string, it's also being led into an examination of the bakery's relationships with local politicians, city and business officials and the Oakland Police Department.
Diablo - Covering topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food, Diablo magazine is written specifically for the San Francisco East Bay market-from Central Contra Costa, into the Oakland and Berkeley Hills, and throughout the Tri-Valley.
District 5 Diary - Rob Anderson's commentary on San Francisco politics from District 5.
El Tecolote - The longest running Spanish/English bilingual newspaper in California. El Tecolote's archives represent a historical record of Mission district activism and the social, political, cultural and economic development of the community since 1970.
Independent Arts and Media - Supports and develops nonprofit, noncommercial arts and media projects in San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond. Projects include investigative news, live music, talk radio and more.
India West - Weekly Indian newspaper: San Leandro.
Irish Herald, The - California's oldest Irish newspaper, based in San Francisco. International and local Irish news, entertainment listings, music and book reviews, advice on immigration, real estate, business and finance, travel stories and sports updates.
J Weekly - Judaism and Jewish life, news and resources.
KALX Radio Berkeley, California - Berkeley's community and student radio station, licensed to the University of California. Dedicated to presenting an eclectic variety of music and informational programming.
KPFA 94.1 FM - Berkeley, California - Much of KPFA programming is local, original and eclectic, with a well-produced mix of news and in-depth public affairs, ongoing drama, music, literature and performance series, interviews, and reviews.
KZSU 90.1 FM - Stanford University radio station. Besides DJs' music shows, KZSU has a live music show, Wednesday Night Live, public affairs programming (including public service announcements), live broadcasts of important Stanford events, the weekly Palo Alto City Council (Monday nights), and other specials.
Marin Magazine - People, politics, dining, events, entertainment, spas, golf courses, art galleries, real estate of Marin County.
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education - Through its professional development programs, the Institute prepares managers for careers in both business -- and news -- sides of the journalism industry. The Institute has a history of training and placing more nonwhite journalists than any other single institution in the country.
Media Alliance - Training and resources for media workers, activists and community organizations.
Oakland Local - Focusing on topics including environmental justice, food distribution, transportation, development & housing, and gender & identity, Oakland Local does original reporting and publishes information from local non-profits and community organizations within a range of Oakland neighborhoods.
Oakland Seen - Mix of radio broadcasts, social networks, community news and a group blog with Oakland's voices weighing in on everything from local politics, jobs, education, business and entertainment.
Poor Magazine - Poor Magazine was started in 1996 by an indigenous, landless mother and daughter who struggled with extreme poverty, incarceration and criminalization in the U.S. Poor Magazine, the organization, is a poor people led/indigenous people led non-profit, grassroots, arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, arts, education and solutions from youth, adults and elders in poverty across Pachamama.
San Francisco Liberation Radio 93.7 FM - A micro radio station serving San Francisco neighborhoods to the north and east of Twin Peaks, including western Oakland and Berkeley, and worldwide via the Internet.
San Francisco Magazine - Articles, restaurant reviews, event listings, archives, classifieds, and subscription info.
Potrero View: Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Mission Bay and SOMA. (94107)
Richmond Review: Presidio & Masonic Avenues to the Paciﬁc Ocean, Golden Gate Park to the Presidio, Sea Cliff. (94118, 94121)
San Francisco Bay View: Bayview District, Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley, Potrero Hill, OMI. (94124, 94134, 94107, 94135, 94132, 94112)
Sunset Beacon: Stanyan and Arguello Streets to the Paciﬁc Ocean, Golden Gate Park to Sloat Blvd. (94122, 94116)
Westside Observer: West Portal, St. Francis Wood, Twin Peaks, Westwood Park, Forest Hill, Parkside, Ingleside Terrace, Glen Park, Lakeside, Miraloma Park, Park Merced, Lake Merced, and the Outer Sunset (94127, 94131, 94132).
West Portal Monthly: St. Francis Wood, Forest Hill, Lakeside, Diamond Heights, Ingleside Terrace, Parkside, Taraval and Miraloma Park. (94127, 94112, 94116, 94131, 94132)
SF Public Press - Public-interest news reporting with 70 professional and volunteer journalists and nonprofit specialists. Goal is to create a sustainable, replicable noncommercial business model for delivering quality local journalism.
SF Weekly - San Francisco news and arts weekly newspaper. Also see SF Weekly's The Snitch blog.
SF.StreetsBlog - A daily news source connecting people to information about sustainable transportation and livable communities.
Street Sheet - Newspaper written, edited and produced by homeless people and poverty activists. Street Sheet is sold by street vendors who keep the money, providing a support system and a voice to people shut out of corporate America.
Twitter - An online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, known as tweets. It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million active users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day. Twitter Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City, Boston, and San Antonio. Also see Wikipedia article.
Wall, The - Message board. A place where you can discuss what is wrong (or right) with San Francisco politics, society, and civic culture.
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