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Alerts: August 6 – 12, 2014

August 5, 2014
THURSDAY 7 The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's 2014 Dinner and Gayla City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia, SF. milkdinner.eventbrite.com. 6-9pm, $40...

Film Listings: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Spotlight on transgender issues

This year's Trans March comes at a high-profile moment for the community

Tenants can fight evictions and win

 By Tyler Macmillan OPINION Every year, around 3,500 formal eviction lawsuits are filed against residential tenants in San Francisco Superior Court. Contrary to popular...

Still hungry

Theatre of Yugen's remarkable world premiere of Chiori Miyagawa's 'This Lingering Life'

The legacy of Harvey Milk, and remembering the “Twinkie Defense”

Today is Harvey Milk's birthday, but are we celebrating the life of a champion for social justice, or only remembering his assassination? As San Franciscans...

Desegregate our schools

By Matt Haney OPINIONSixty years after the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v Board of Education, we face the shocking reality that our nation's...

This Week’s Picks: May 14 – 20, 2014

May 13, 2014
WEDNESDAY 13 KQED Presents an Evening With Ken Burns Remember slowly drifting off while watching documentaries during history class on a warm afternoon? Well, if...

Sisterhood of rhythm

Sarah Bush Dance Project's fierce, fun 'Rocked by Women'

Events: May 7 – 13, 2014

May 6, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Skin deep

Costume drama Belle takes on race and class in 18th century England

Alerts: May 7 – 13, 2014

May 6, 2014
THURSDAY 8 12th Annual Human Rights Awards Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon, SF. www.humanrightsaward.org. 6-8:30pm, $115. Each year, the Human Rights Awards honors the...

Politics trumps police oversight

EDITORIALA proven advocate for the public interest was removed from the San Francisco Police Commission last week. Not only was this a missed opportunity...

Political power play unseats SF Police Commissioner who fought Secure Communities

Police Commissioner Angela Chan fought the federal government as they unjustly tried to deport undocumented San Franciscans who were guilty of no crimes, and...

Reel-ality

Around the world with SF International Film Festival documentaries

Claim filed over SFPD shooting of Alejandro Nieto

April 15, 2014
The family of Alejandro Nieto, the 28-year-old City College student and community activist who was gunned down by the San Francisco Police Department March...

Avalos: Should SFPD officers wear body mounted cameras?

April 9, 2014
The fatal shooting of Alejandro Nieto, a man who possessed a Taser that was mistaken for a firearm who was killed in Bernal Heights...

Film Listings: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Alerts: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
WEDNESDAY 9 Town Hall Meeting for Pedestrian Safety Muslim Community Center, 4760 Mission, SF. gmackellen@eagsf.org. 6-8pm, free. Responding to the recent trend of pedestrian collisions...

Alerts: March 26 – April 1, 2014

March 25, 2014
THURSDAY 27The Road To Single-Payer: Truly Universal Healthcare Unitarian Universalists Center, 1187 Franklin, SF. sanfranpda@aol.com. 7pm, free. As the basic flaws of the Affordable...

Bicycling and equity: Heed the call, expand the movement

Street Fight covers the National Bike Summit and its outreach to women and minorities

Last chance for Marcus Books, part of SF’s black history

OPINIONIt's taken decades, but the Mahattanization of San Francisco is nearly complete: The immigrants, artists, and natives who built the City and gave it...