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Events: July 16 – 22, 2014

July 15, 2014
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New minimum wage proposal less ambitious, has broader support

June 10, 2014
San Francisco bears the unfortunate distinction of having the fastest-growing income inequality nationwide. At the same time, the city may retain its more progressive...

The fight for a higher minimum wage: SF vs. Seattle

On May Day, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray proposed raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.As a point of comparison, this proposal would...

Dick Meister: The real May Day

May 2, 2014
 By Dick MeisterMay Day. A day to herald the coming of Spring with song and dance, a day forchildren with flowers in their hair...

Happy May Day, San Francisco

Happy May Day, comrades, and what a fine May day it is even if the urgent mayday spirit on this International Workers Day doesn’t...

Alerts: April 30 – May 6, 2014

April 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY 30 Nature slideshow: The Wilds of San Francisco and You 474 Valencia, Suite 295, SF. www.wildequity.org. 6:30-8:30pm, free. San Francisco has 32 pockets of...

Save the world, work less

With climate change threatening life as we know it, perhaps it's time to revive the forgotten goal of spending less time on our jobs

May Day rally for immigration reform in SF

Hundreds gathered for a rally outside San Francisco City Hall on May 1, capping off a march that drew activists into the streets to...

Get ready for May Day ruckus and revelry

April 30, 2013
May 1 marks International Workers Day, so naturally Bay Area activists are gearing up for a host of marches, rallies, and celebrations. The weather...

Wealth vs. work

The tech sector has created great wealth — and worse inequality. Is that San Francisco's future?

Stage Listings

April 30, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Our Weekly Picks

April 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY 1Paul Taylor Dance Company In July, Paul Taylor will be 83. He founded his company in 1954. He has danced with Balanchine, Graham,...

Alerts

April 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY 1May Day immigrant rights march 24th and Mission, SF. 3pm march, 5pm rally, free. The San Francisco Bay Coalition for Immigrant Justice invites...

Where is Occupy SF now?

September 20, 2012
On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, Occupy San Francisco also celebrated its birthday.Demonstrations throughout the day Sept. 17, focusing on a variety of...

Alerts

September 4, 2012
WEDNESDAY 29 Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

Alerts

August 28, 2012
 Wednesday 29Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

The Performant: Howard’s End

While the Performant is off hugging trees in Oregon, please enjoy this series of interviews with the curators of three innovative performance spaces.After five...

Occupy Caravan takes off to the National Gathering

This looks familiar!Jan. 17, we proposed Occupy Nation, an idea that those energized and organized by Occupy come together on July 4, 2012 for...

Tax equity

With the business community divided, can labor and progressives force a business-tax reform that actually increases revenue?

Love on wheels

From electric hawkers to video high-flyers: this year's movers on the bike scene

Who is the brick thrower?

Jesse Nesbitt, charged with Occupy violence on May Day, tell his story.

Only real change can avert more conflict

This week's May Day events brought together immigrant groups, labor unions, and activists with the Occupy movement to confront gross inequities in our economic...

Reflecting on violence at the SF Commune

Occupy San Francisco protesters entered Catholic Church-owned properties at 888 Turk last night. This is the same building that a similar group occupied April...