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Media misses connection between BART tragedy and settlement

BART continues to stonewall important questions about whether it was training scab drivers to break the recent strike by its unions when its trainee-driven...

Meister: A Halloween invasion from Mars

Guardian columnist Dick Meister is a longtime Bay Area journalist."2X2L calling CQ ... 2X2L calling CQ, New York ... Isn't there anyone on the...

Friends in the shadows

How developers, corporations, and city contractors buy influence in San Francisco City Hall -- a 47th anniversary Guardian special investigation

Drawn together

CCA launches a masters program in comics

New generation of Guardian leadership seeks community partnership

San Francisco Print Media Company has named Marke Bieschke as publisher and Steven T. Jones as editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian, elevating...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Depp stinks but Death rules: new movies!

By now you've heard how much The Lone Ranger sucks (for more on that, my review here), so what else should you be spending...

Hungry for reform

California prisoners prepare for another hunger strike to protest persistently deplorable conditions

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

On Guard

The story behind the Bay Guardian's new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

On Guard: The story behind the Bay Guardian’s new ownership and the departure of Editor-Publisher Tim Redmond

Longtime Bay Guardian Editor Tim Redmond left the newspaper last week in a dispute with its new owners over personnel changes and his...

SFIFF report: French glam … and grit

At the outset of Friday evening’s SFIFF screening of the ’50s-set French film Populaire, director Régis Roinsard offered two hints as to what lay...

Covering the Boston bombing

Ever since the horrible, awful bombing at the Boston Marathon, I've been doing what every crazy newshound does and spending far too much time...

Looking over the Overlook

Filmmaker Rodney Ascher entices viewers into 'Room 237'

The Guardian drone

The Bay Guardian today unveiled a plan to take Bay Area journalism “to the next level,” by offering readers an up-close look at local...

Behind the Chron’s paywall

I wish the Chronicle luck at its experiment with a “paywall.” Once upon a time, we used to call that a “subscription” -- that...

Does Mayor Lee support Airbnb dodging its $1.8 million tax debt to SF?

My story in this week's Guardian about how Airbnb appears to be refusing to pay the hotel taxes it owes to the city has...

Cristian Mungiu on his stark, stunning ‘Beyond the Hills’

Cristian Mungiu — one of the main reasons everyone's all excited about the Romanian New Wave — follows up his Palme d'Or winner, 2007's...

“Unlikely trio” of supervisors saves CPMC hospital deal

An ideologically diverse trio of supervisors, a community-minded mediator, and a deliberate negotiations process (one that that involved local stakeholders and verified corporate claims)...

Happy International Women’s Day: There’s a long way to go

This coming Friday marks International Women’s Day, an event geared toward promoting gender equality across the globe. As women seek greater representation in politics,...

Ten years after Powell’s U.N. speech, old hands are ready for more blood

By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is the author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.” He...

On the Cheap Listings

On the Cheap listings compiled by Cortney Clift. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for...

The Guardian, the Examiner, and the Weekly

As you can all imagine, I'm getting calls and emails, so let me clear it up: Yes, San Francisco Newspaper Co. has bought SF...

The Latin dish

Politics con salsa