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The battle for BART board

The race for BART board of directors in the upcoming November election has been highly contested this year. As we previously reported, incumbent James...

Endorsements 2014

Vote to give Muni more money, raise the minimum wage, discourage real estate speculation, and send Campos to Sacramento

Bearing it all

Keith Hennessy offers a work-in-progress showing of solo 'Bear/Skin'

Guardian Intelligence

WHO OWNS THE NEW SF?This week, former Bay Guardian editor and publisher Tim Redmond published an epic investigation on his 48Hills site showing that...

End mass incarceration

EDITORIAL We at the Bay Guardian wholeheartedly support the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and its call for the month of October to be "a...

Project Censored 2014

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Ammiano “angry” as Brown vetoes prosecutor misconduct bill

September 29, 2014
Assemblymember Tom Ammiano strongly criticized Gov. Jerry Brown today for yesterday vetoing his Assembly 885, which would have provided modest sanctions for prosecutors...

Keys of life

Jimi Hendrix and Nick Cave feature in two very different movies

Folsom Special: Guerrilla Queer Bar returns as leather “Pop-Up”

September 18, 2014
Picture it: the Marina, 2000, a club called Trap Door playing goofy throwback hip-hop, shirty dudes and "woo" girls playing the heter-mating game with...

Mayor Lee: Welcome Fleet Week, prepare for disaster UPDATED

September 9, 2014
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s daily announcement of public events today included a strange pairing for tomorrow : the Blue Angels will return to...

Urban decay

A family struggles to survive in crime drama 'Metro Manila'

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
COPS EVICTEDIn the wake of Urban Shield — the police training and trade show staged in Oakland last week, attracting attendees from 200 law-enforcement...

Tale of two Internets

Officials work to close the digital divide, an inequitable reality even in high-tech SF

Racing for solutions

Candidates running in District 10 debate the myriad problems facing southeast San Francisco

Activists form human barricade to protest crude-by-rail facility

September 4, 2014
This morning , at 7am in Richmond, Calif., four environmental activists used U-locks to fasten themselves by the neck to the fence of an...

Norquist, tech titans, and whether Burning Man is positively affecting society

September 3, 2014
Is Burning Man really making Bay Area technology titans, right-wing ideologues, and other uber-capitalists more community-minded? Do they really come back from the desert...

He hates these cans! How helping Muni becomes hating nonprofits

September 2, 2014
While I’m reluctant to give this self-serving poverty pimp any more attention or web traffic, it’s hard to ignore the latest misleading hit piece...

The sound of America

Hits and history mix in 'Motown the Musical'

Film Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Alerts: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY 3 Panel: Agriculture and Journalism SF Commonwealth Club, 595 Market, SF. tinyurl.com/agriculturebeat. 6pm, $20 nonmembers, $8 members, $7 students. Cutbacks in reporting staff have...

Guardian Intelligence: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
CASTRO CURTAIN CALLIf your favorite thing about seeing movies at the historic Castro Theatre is hearing the score for that Charlie Chaplin short played...

Tom’s legacy

As Ammiano returns from Sacramento, can he help revive San Francisco's progressive spirit?

From tanks to scooters: The top five most and least intimidating SFPD vehicles

August 29, 2014
Our news feature story this week covered the militarization of police departments across the country, including the SFPD, and how the easy accessibility of...

BART launches internal affairs investigation into tackling arrest of black man

The Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation after an officer tackled and subsequently arrested a suspect, the Bay...