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Who is the brick thrower?

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

An absolute must-read on taxes (by Stephen King)

A lot of things drive me crazy (people making a left turn on 16th and Bryant at 5 p.m., backing up traffic for an...

Pissed off shareholders, homeowners, and taxpayers converge on Wells Fargo meeting

Wells Fargo managed to hold its shareholder meeting April 24, but not without difficulty. A protest against the bank’s ongoing part in the foreclosure...

Justice for Trayvon organizers react to Zimmerman murder charges

The Bay Area joined cities across the country in holding protests and rallies demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old shot and killed by...

Of Monsters, Men, and Me

Editor's Note: California is transferring many prison inmates to jails in their counties of origin, a process known as Realignment that will impact the...

Cannabis’ unlikely new crusader: Pat Robertson?

File this one under #OKsure: Televangelist and all-around dubious individual Pat Robertson has come out in support of the decriminalization of marijuana.Of course, it's...

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...

Exporting our brains

As libraries close and tuition soars, a California university sets its sights on... China?

Protesters climb on Wells Fargo roof to protest evictions

Activists held a massive banner and pitched a tent on the roof of the Wells Fargo branch at 16th and Mission Jan 14, while...

OccupyOakland rings in the new year with protests against police

Occupy Oakland kicked off the year with two marches protesting police and prisons. A march to the Oakland City Jail on New Year’s Eve...

Breaking free

How a small group of Bay Area activists helped free their friends from Iranian prison — a Guardian exclusive

The worst-kept secrets

What the major media left out: Project Censored highlights the year's most relevant ignored news

Perbacco

The five-year-old restaurant has a grand men's club air but stays true to its earthy Italian influences  

Hunger strike highlights horrible prison conditions

In a state that's still floundering for ways to comply with court orders to drastically reduce the number of inmates in a prison system...

Jerry’s bad budget

The Democrats in the Legislature did what they had to do, and passed the only budget that the governor would agree to. But Jerry’s...

Phantom menaces

Another Hole in the Head unleashes multiple malevolent ghosts. Plus: our guide to the film fest's horror highlights

Hundreds Protest Wells Fargo Shareholder Meeting in SF

The New Bottom Line, a national campaign to hold banks accountable for foreclosures, kicked off in San Francisco this week, as hundredsmarched through the Financial...

ACLU, Guardian sue over secret death drugs

The ACLU and the Bay Guardian have filed a federal lawsuit demanding the release of secret documents related to the scramble in California and...

Alerts

  ALERTS By Jackie Andrews alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, MARCH 30 Benefit for Fire and Ink Help raise money for Fire and Ink, the Bay Area's foremost advocate for LGBT...

Leno forces GOP hand

For whatever tactical reason (or other inexplicable Jerry Brown rationale), the governor has refused to tell Californians what he would cut if he can't...

I solved the state’s budget problem

And you can, too! The Sacramento Bee has a handy tool to evaluate options for closing the budget gap -- and unlike some of...

Joining the journey

After a troubled youth, Malcolm Shabazz seeks to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, Malcolm X

Secrets of the state’s death-drug deal

After weeks of grilling the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on the source of their newly acquired sodium thiopental, we are finally...

California’s secret death drug

Where did the state suddenly find the chemical it needs for executions?