The worst-kept secrets

What the major media left out: Project Censored highlights the year's most relevant ignored news

Replacing the Concourse

Huge project in Showplace Square begins new residential push in the eastern neighborhoods


March 29, 2011
  ALERTS By Jackie Andrews alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, MARCH 30 Benefit for Fire and Ink Help raise money for Fire and Ink, the Bay Area's foremost advocate for LGBT...


March 1, 2011
WEDNESDAY 2Day of Action for public education Protest Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts to public higher education with a picnic, musical performance, teach-in,...

Page street

YEAR IN LIT: A small assortment of Bay Area book highlights from 2010

KPFA’s Morning Show purged

November 11, 2010
KPFA has always been part radical-left radio station and part radical-left soap opera. It’s a collection of talented shit disturbers supervised at times by...


November 9, 2010
alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, NOV. 10 Protest a Mexican dam Help keep a village in Mexico from being flooded. Come to the Mexican Consulate to protest construction of...


October 12, 2010
alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, OCT. 13Commune and resist Dubbed the Community and Resistance Tour, this two-hour event seeks to connect the BP oil spill, expressions of racism...

Music listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm...

Beyond the rage

What the Mehserle verdict says about how far we've come -- and how far we have to go

Editor’s Notes

The cops deal with annoying white people all the time, and they don't get beat up, shot, or abused anywhere nearly as often as black people

Music listings

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm...

ENDORSEMENTS: National and state races

Editor's note: the file below contains a correction, updated May 5 2010.  National races U.S. SENATE, DEMOCRAT BARBARA BOXER The Republican Party is targeting this race as one...

A great sit-lie debate

March 26, 2010
KPFA's morning show had a great debate this morning around the sit-lie law, featuring Gabriel Haaland, a longtime Haight resident, and Ted Lowenberg, president...


March 9, 2010
By Adrián Castañeda alerts@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 Courage to Resist Come help fill envelopes at a mailing party — with pizza — for this antiwar group's...

Jerry Brown and the Rose Bird factor

March 2, 2010
Jerry Brown hadn’t even formally announced that he was running for governor when the San Francisco Chronicle brought up the name of Rose Bird. It’s...

Stage Listings

February 16, 2010
Stage listings are compiled by Molly Freedenberg. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Rep Clock

February 9, 2010
Schedules are for Wed/10–Tues/16 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features are marked with a •. All times are...

Memorial for Charles Lee Smith (1925-2010), passionate pamphleteer

February 8, 2010
Memorial services for Charles Lee Smith, a classic liberal activist whose hero was Tom Paine and whose passion was pamphleteering, will be held at...

2k10 zonkers

An alphabetical compendium of the sweetest New Years Eve hangover-makers. Party, y'all.

Events listings

November 10, 2009
Events listings are compiled by Paula Connelly. Submit items for the listings at For further information on how to submit items for the...

The old Gov. Moonbeam shit

October 22, 2009
Okay, I've got a lot of problems with Jerry Brown. He was an awful mayor of Oakland, sided with the developers and the cops,...

Mothership connections

THE DRUG ISSUE: George Clinton has used, not abused, drugs

SCENE: Jah Warrior Shelter Hi Fi lights up

June 24, 2009
Interview by Marke B. Photography by Keeney + Law. From our Summer SCENE: The Guardian Guide to Nightlfe and Glamour. On stands in the...