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Heading East: The photographer

Sasha Kelley moved to SF looking for artistic community -- and she moved away for the same reason

Who bombed Judi Bari?

GREEN ISSUE: A court case — and a new film — delve into the unsolved question of the infamous environmentalist blast

Breaking: hundreds with OccupySF ‘occupying’ building

UPDATE: Representatives of the Archdiocese have made clear that they will not make a decision regarding the building occupation until the morning OccupySF, along with...

Support for arrested journalists

Josh Stearns of Free Press has been tracking arrests of journalists covering Occupy protests since September. He tracks using news outlets, social media, and...

Black Power, then and now

How political struggles and concepts from the '60s are animating a new generation


THURSDAY 22The longest war: Afghanistan beyond the TalibanTwo veteran journalists who have covered Afghanistan talk about the war that has surpassed Vietnam as the...

Black Power and OWS

The two movements have it in them to merge, but it's going to take some work

Join vets at City Hall today to mark nine years in Iraq

Lest we forget, today marks the ninth anniversary of the start of our war in Iraq. If you plan on passing by City Hall...

Oakland police keep track of “anarchists”

Oakland Police Department's internal communications about the Occupy Oakland movement, which the Guardian obtained through the California Public Records Act, reveal interesting patterns of...

OPD spies on and beats protesters

Public records show monitoring, use of force

Freeing the information

From a high school teacher to the Bay Citizen: this year's heroes in journalism

Green Film Fest shorts: Just Do It

Activist ire need a jump start? The Green Film Festival takes over Japantown's San Francisco Film Society Cinema now through Wed/7. Go for tidings...

The losing bets

How interest rate swap deals are causing local government agencies to pay millions of dollars to the biggest banks


yael@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY 29Funeral for capitalism Occupy Oakland declares capitalism dead with a funeral procession with New Orleans style brass band, eulogy, and "dancing on the...

Occupy and Castlewood Workers to join up for “perhaps the biggest and most vibrant march Pleasanton has ever seen”

Organizers hope for a big turnout Feb. 25 for the latest protest in a two-year saga to demand a better contract.Food service workers at...

Occupy 4 Prisoners hits San Quentin

About 800 protesters marched to San Quentin’s East Gate in a day to protest what they called inhumane conditions in prison Feb. 20Protesters called...


yael@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY 15Which way forward? Four panelists will speak on their approach to creating progressive change in the United States. Speakers include Rocky Anderson, former...

Hearing today on bizarre Occupy Oakland stay-away order case

The first Occupy Oakland protester to allegedly be in violation of a stay-away order has a hearing today.Joseph Briones, 30, was arrested along with...

Right about now

Custom Made Theatre's Little Brother adapts Cory Doctorow's SF-based teen terrorism tale -- and it's probably the most exciting thing on stage right now


yael@sfbg.comTHURSDAY 9Occupy Oakland Forum on Police Actions Oakland's Citizen Police Review Board had been planning a forum on the Oakland Police and Occupy Oakland...

Downtown action: Sex shop Feelmore510 celebrates one year of community pleasure

The sex shop Feelmore510 is located on the corner of Oakland's Telegraph and 17th streets, across from an Obama campaign office, in between a...

After the tear gas clears

What are the lessons from the conflicts of the latest Occupy Oakland action?

Editor’s notes

Hey Oakland, maybe you should just hand over the Convention Center

Occupy Oakland inmates at Santa Rita attacked- developing story

(THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED)In the aftermath of the mass arrests of Occupy Oakland protesters-- and whoever else happend to be on the wrong...