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Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

SF school board votes to aid Central American child refugees, hopes to spark national movement

Waves of Central American child refugees are landing in San Francisco, fleeing violence in their home countries. A growing number of supporters are lending...

Refugee crisis hits home

Waves of child immigrants await court dates in San Francisco, facing deportation back to their violent home countries without legal representation

More funding promised to Central American child refugees, Lee warns of new influx

Thousands of Central American children fleeing drug wars and poverty are overwhelming the San Francisco nonprofits who care for them, but new information from...

Wax on: a journey into the new Madame Tussauds San Francisco

June 30, 2014
You probably won’t win any staring contests inside the new Madame Tussauds that opened June 26 at Fisherman’s Wharf. (Besides, I wouldn’t recommend holding...

Pride and prejudice

How the attack on teacher tenure echoes through the movement for LGBT rights

Doo-wop (that thing): talking with the cast of ‘Jersey Boys’

June 18, 2014
The backstage musical that turned the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — known for 1960s doo-wop ditties like "Sherry," "Big Girls...

Guardian Intelligence: April 30 – May 6, 2014

April 29, 2014
ONE FOR THE BOOKSPolish your reading glasses: Sat/3 marks this first ever California Bookstore Day, a party featuring readings, author and artist appearances, and...

Youth immigration activists cross the border to protest deportations

Last November, the Guardian profiled Alex Aldana, a queer immigration activist who was born in Mexico but came to Pomona, California with his mother...

Feinstein, Pelosi, and NSA/CIA spying

EDITORIAL Two of the most powerful members of Congress — Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Nancy Pelosi — are from San Francisco. They've each...

SF bans water bottles

San Francisco continues to lead the way in the nation's environmental policy, with the Board of Supervisors on March 4 voting unanimously to bar...

More than 86,000 say they’d risk arrest over oil pipeline

March 5, 2014
On Mon/3, nine environmental activists were arrested in San Francisco for marching through the financial district and entering One Spear Tower, the building that...

Norman Solomon: The problem with Obama denouncing a breach of international law in Ukraine

March 4, 2014
International law is suddenly very popular in Washington. President Obama responded to Russian military intervention in the Crimea by accusing Russia of a “breach...

SFBG Wrap

No coal for Oakland, Newsom missed the train, and an app for SF's homeless

Is Newsom on the wrong side of high-speed rail history?

February 26, 2014
As California struggles to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and meet the long-term transportation needs of a growing population, officials from Gov. Jerry Brown...

Facetime found

Randi Zuckerberg on Google bus blockades, digital overload, and the "uterus lottery"

Obama speech interrupted by Bay Area immigration activists

Ju Hong just wants to see his family for Thanksgiving, and that may be why he shouted down the president of the United States....

Alerts: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
WEDNESDAY 20Photographic journey through modern-day slavery The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market, SF. 5:30-7pm, $20. Photographer Lisa Kristine will share photographs from her travels to...

On the line

Undocumented young activists risk arrest to block a deportation bus and call for immigration reform

Undocumented immigrant activists block deportation bus

October 17, 2013
A group of young, undocumented immigrant activists temporarily halted a deportation bus from leaving downtown San Francisco on Oct. 17. The bus was parked...

Spotlight shone on gentrification in West Oakland and SF

Two stories on the theme of gentrification and displacement — a topic we at the Bay Guardian have expended plenty of ink on —...

West Oakland hyper gentrification in the WSJ

August 14, 2013
Two stories on the theme of gentrification and displacement – a topic we at the Guardian have expended plenty of ink on – ran...

After Oscar, after Trayvon…

Racial profiling is a focal point for activists, some of whom have lost loved ones, triggering calls for overdue reforms

On pins and needles

Same-sex marriage ruling hits San Francisco on the eve of Pride -- oh hey, we won stuff!