#TBT: The Bay Area Newspapers and Magazines That Are No More

#TBT: The Bay Area Newspapers and Magazines That Are No More

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No one loves a magazine or a newspaper more than we do; and being a bustling, creative metropolis, the Bay Area has its share of top-notch periodicals.

But as everyone knows, publishing is tough and favorite rags come and go, whether due to lack of funding, changing readership, the advent of digital or, you know, writers quitting their pen gigs to instead go mine for gold.


This week, take a look back at some local gazettes that have come and gone.

SF Bay Guardian (1966 - 2014)

It's been a tough go for alternative weeklies, and none know it so well as the San Francisco Bay Guardian, that bastion of the weird and wonderful founded by Bruce Brugmann in 1966. Citing financial reasons, the paper shuttered in 2014; in 2016, the brand was resuscitated online.

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