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Rep Clock : Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/24-Tue/30 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Gearing up for war

The SFPD and police departments across the country get free military equipment, but does it make us safer or provoke violence?

Researcher explores police and protester violence in the Occupy movement

As the nation's eyes watch police officers in Ferguson firing rubber bullets and tear gas into crowds of protesters, one UC Berkeley sociologist is...

Was Oakland’s moment of silence for Ferguson buzzed by a police helicopter?

As many of us watched in horror as Ferguson, Missouri police lobbed tear gas grenades and fired rubber bullets into crowds of their own...

Boxing lessons

Emerging from the shadows, a new multi-sensory performance from Bay Area hip-hop veterans The Coup

Guardian Intelligence: July 16 – 22

July 15, 2014
HIGH ON KAWAIIThe J-POP Summit returns to Japantown Sat/19-Sun/20, unleashing a riot of Japanese pop culture. We're talking a fashion competition sponsored by frill...

Bike sting on BTWD

City officials and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition hailed the May 8 Bike to Work Day as a success, with the official SFMTA count...

Injured protester Scott Olsen demands Oakland Police reform weapon use

Injured veteran Scott Olsen is calling on Mayor Jean Quan to ban the Oakland Police Department from using less-than-lethal weapons during protests and other...

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...

Unanswered question on SF housing

Nobody has a good answer to San Francisco's most basic housing problem: How do we build the housing that existing city residents need? It was a...

Injured Occupy Oakland protester and veteran Scott Olsen wins $4.5 million settlement

Iraq war veteran and injured Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen, 26, won a settlement of $4.5 million from the city of Oakland in a...

Jason “Shake” Anderson is Oakland’s ‘Candidate X’

In our Jan. 1 issue, the Bay Guardian spun the tale of Candidate X, a fictional progressive mayoral candidate aiming to save San Francisco’s...

Left turn?

Civil rights attorney Dan Siegel launches Oakland mayoral campaign

Dan Siegel announces candidacy for Oakland mayor

January 9, 2014
Oakland attorney Dan Siegel, known for a long history of involvement in Bay Area social justice movements, joined a group of more than 150...

Oakland cafe owner keeps it in perspective

July 17, 2013
On Saturday night, the window of Oakland’s Awaken Cafe got smashed after protests erupted in response to George Zimmerman’s acquittal. “We had a show...

Scenes from the struggle for economic justice

Oakland's Community Democracy Project, Bangladeshi sweatshop activists, California domestic workers, and more May Day warriors

Property resistance in the Bay and beyond

April 19, 2013
In 2004, Hannah Dobbz climbed up the drainpipe of an abandoned building in Emeryville and disappeared through a broken window. Outside, her friends waited...

Will it fly? Drones in Alameda County and (almost) San Francisco

February 15, 2013
During what one official called the “show-and-tell” portion of a public hearing held yesterday by a committee of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors,...

Alerts

October 23, 2012
Wednesday 24Senior and disability action Western Addition Senior Center, 1390 ½ Turk, SF; 415-546-2096. 9:30am-1:30pm, free. Senior and Disability Action University presents a workshop...

East Bay Endorsements 2012

Our recommendations in key Alameda County, Berkeley and Oakland races

Berkeley Police implement new limits on spying and mutual aid

October 4, 2012
The Berkeley Police Department is undergoing some major policy changes after mounting pressure from the community to enact reforms, with new limits on its...

Feminist vigilante gangs to march on Oakland Friday

October 3, 2012
Oakland’s last feminist vigilante gangs march was a demonstration promoting offensive feminism in response to rape, assault, and murder of “women, queers, gender rebels...

Alerts

September 18, 2012
WEDNESDAY 19 Day of action for free Muni passes for youth Balboa BART Station, 401 Geneva Ave, SF; www.peopleorganized.org. 1:30pm, free. POWER has been working...

Happy Birthday Occupy

September 16, 2012
Occupy celebrates its one-year anniversary Monday, and many of the groups who have gotten involved over the past year will be going all out....