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The Guardian’s voter Clip-Out Guide

So we’ve heard a little confusion — and even some amusing conspiracy theories — about why the Guardian’s regular voter Clip-Out Guide isn’t on...

Guardians of Fospice

DEATH ISSUE: Death is part of life at San Francisco's SPCA

Why won’t you let me go?

DEATH ISSUE: Unlike in Oregon, Death with Dignity is not legal in California. Why not?

Reclaiming death

DEATH ISSUE: Death midwives shepherd the dying and then help the living say an intimate, inexpensive, and eco-friendly goodbye

Among the archived

Exploring the Bay Area Reporter's online database of AIDS-era obituaries

Let’s talk about death

DEATH ISSUE: Saying goodbye isn't easy, but it's an important part of life. We explore the Bay Area's evolving relationship with the end of life, from Boomer care and Death with Dignity to the "death midwives" movement.

Supervisors hope to halt foreclosures with new resolution

John Avalos introduced a resolution today urging support for homeowners facing foreclosure in San Francisco. The resolution calls for several actions, including suspending all...

Tom Ammiano and Brad Pitt

That's just the headline to get your attention. Actually, Tom made a great, impassioned speech on the floor of the state Assembly about Sen....

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival: “Protektor” and “A Small Act”

(For more on the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, check out the two articles in this week's Guardian.)Protektor (Marek Najbrt, Czech Republic, 2009) Marek...