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Film Listings: Oct 8-14, 2014

October 7, 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...

Mill Valley, ‘Gone Girl,’ and TWO flicks featuring Satan: yep, must be time for new movies!

The 37th annual Mill Valley Film Festival opened last night and runs through October 12 at all the big Marin venues (Larkspur's Lark Theater,...

Project Censored 2014

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

Flooding the streets

Climate movement's big day raises hopes and questions

Norquist, tech titans, and whether Burning Man is positively affecting society

September 3, 2014
Is Burning Man really making Bay Area technology titans, right-wing ideologues, and other uber-capitalists more community-minded? Do they really come back from the desert...

Theater Listings: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Theater Listings: August 20 – 26, 2014

August 19, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Theater Listings:August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Wanted: more huddled masses

CAREERS + ED Tech companies lobby for more immigrant work visas, bypassing US residents and creating a labor force bound by golden handcuffs

The school principal who raps

August 11, 2014
Picture your former principal in a rap video. Oh, mama. It hurts, psychologically and emotionally, doesn't it? That's because, following the guidelines set by...

Theater Listings:August 6 – 12, 2014

August 5, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Arguments against minimum wage increase are out of touch

EDITORIAL"Will the SF minimum wage hike kill our restaurants?" Zagat SF tweeted last week.No, Chicken Little, it won't. Not even if you tweet it.Two...

SF’s newest grassroots coalition is backed by a company valued at $10 billion

August 1, 2014
It seems people are agitating for change on all sides of a debate swirling around Airbnb, the San Francisco-based apartment-sharing company whose new logo,...

Theater Listings: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Homeless in transit

A night at Powell Station shows how BART rousts the homeless in enforcing its new ban on sitting and lying

Theater Listings: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Last chapters?

The threat to San Francisco bookstores goes beyond Amazon and ebooks to rising rents and demand for commercial space

#TBT: That time we called for California’s break-up

July 17, 2014
So another scheme -- in a long and rich history of such schemes -- is attempting to break California into more digestible parts, and...

The age of the brogrammer

Solving tech's diversity problem may be a key to saving San Francisco

Theater Listings: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Moving pictures

Cinematic journeys with the Matatu Film Festival

Motorists fight back

Ballot measure seeks to prioritize cars and undermine SF's "transit-first" policy

Angry building owners threaten lawsuit over anti-speculation tax

Opponents of the anti-speculator tax that will appear on the November ballot blasted the proposal in a City Hall hearing yesterday — pledging...