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THE GUEST opens today! Plus more new movies!

FINALLY, clever, retro-styled thriller The Guest is here. Check out our interview with the filmmakers and star here, and then go see The Guest this...

Remembering Gary Webb, the fallen messenger resurrected on film

October 9, 2014
I always enjoy seeing fellow journalists and their work celebrated in a Hollywood blockbuster such as Kill the Messenger, which opens tomorrow. It’s even...

ACCJC dismissal rebuffed, City College goes to trial for its life in 18 days

The courtroom saga between City College of San Francisco and its accreditors reached a new milestone yesterday, as Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow rejected...

There are even more inappropriate PG&E emails

October 8, 2014
Even more internal Pacific Gas & Electric Co. emails – this time flagged by activists focused on safety concerns at a nuclear power plant...

Guardian Intelligence

HOT AND STICKY HARDLY STRICTLYIf you were among the estimated 750,000 people who poured into Golden Gate Park this past weekend for Hardly Strictly...

Return of the messenger

How a new film vindicates journalist Gary Webb and his work exposing the connection between the CIA and cocaine traffickers

Endorsements 2014

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

Film Listings: Oct 1-6, 2014

October 1, 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...

Now that Willie Brown is a lobbyist, will the SF Chronicle finally cut him loose?

Years ago, the San Francisco Chronicle handed Willie Brown a megaphone, but now that he's officially recognized as a paid lobbyist, isn't it time...

Tough decisions ahead: The Bay Area Record Fair, the Oakland Music Festival, and more

September 24, 2014
Ever get so overwhelmed by all the awesome events in the Bay Area on a given weekend that you give up on trying to...

Extended review: British prison drama ‘Starred Up’

September 24, 2014
By Haley BrucatoScottish filmmaker David Mackenzie’s prison drama Starred Up is a brutally raw indie film starring rising actor Jack O’Connell as Eric, a...

Film Listings: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 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...

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
MASONIC MOONWALKBeck brought his endlessly funky band to the new Masonic Sept. 19 for opening night, where they ran through melancholy new tunes from...

Questions of the week: Who is the walrus? And who is Liam Neeson gonna take down next? New movies!

If Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' ongoing Pixel Vision posts about the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival have you longing for your own festival experience, check...

Film Listings: Sept 17-23, 2014

September 17, 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...

Reform BART’s approach to labor

September 16, 2014
By Christina Olague OPINION If BART is part of your daily commute, you know how critical a reliable system is to Bay Area working...

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...

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...

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...

Nuclear shakeup

Leaked earthquake safety document raises fresh concerns about Diablo Canyon, which activists want shut down

A master of observation: chatting with author Sean Wilsey

August 27, 2014
“We used to call this Café High,” author Sean Wilsey says of Café International, our meeting spot, before letting out a hearty chortle. By...

Waiting for answers

Community calls for justice and transparency in police shooting of Nieto after new eyewitness contradicts SFPD version

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