How developers, corporations, and city contractors buy influence in San Francisco City Hall -- a 47th anniversary Guardian special investigation
Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps -- and the notion of journalistic objectivity
Soon you can get a Ph.D. in human sexuality in San Francisco
The Urinals started off as artists, and ended up musicians
MUSIC: Jello Biafra on the 'Dot Com Holocaust' and 'White People and the Damage Done.' Plus, new band Yassou Benedict delivers shoegaze dreampop.
Oakland's SALTA collective plans to be 'always looking for a space'
And so is disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But is he a tool of political reform or just his longtime allies among the rich and the right?
Virgil's Sea Room, queer education in schools, Ron Lanza memorial, Sean Parker's nuptials ... what you need to know this week