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Student protesters clash with police at City College as administrators make decisions behind closed doors

Two detained City College student protesters released amidst troubling allegations

Two City College student protesters, Otto Pippenger, 20, and Dimitrious Philliou, 21, were released from county jail this morning following a City College protest...

Student pepper sprayed and two arrested at City College protest UPDATED

One student protester was pepper sprayed, and others hit with batons, tackled, and arrested today at the City College of San Francisco’s main campus....

Watchdogs in action

A look at the winners of this year's Freedom of Information Awards

Housing round-up: LGBT tenants, a singing protest, and a very sad mural

March 11, 2014
At today’s (Tue/11) Board of Supervisors meeting, Sup. David Campos is introducing legislation to encourage large-scale developers to protect the housing rights of the...

Norman Solomon: The problem with Obama denouncing a breach of international law in Ukraine

March 4, 2014
International law is suddenly very popular in Washington. President Obama responded to Russian military intervention in the Crimea by accusing Russia of a “breach...

Theater Listings: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Sundance, fin: more from the Native Forum

Running into Chris Eyre was easily one of the most exciting moments of this year's festival. Following his 1998 Audience Award-winning debut, Smoke Signals,...

Theater Listings: February 19 – 25, 2014

February 18, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

“Monologos de la Vagina” An artistic and cultural triumph at the Brava theater in the Mission

February 17, 2014
I had just settled into my seat Friday night at the  Brava Theater in the Mission to see  the opening night  production of “Monologos...

Guardian honored for investigation of buying influence at City Hall

February 13, 2014
Bay Guardian News Editor Rebecca Bowe and Staff Writer Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez are being honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with a James...

Theater Listings: February 12 – 18, 2014

February 11, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

A radical proposal: Squat Airbnb hosts’ homes to create affordable housing

February 10, 2014
When I interviewed attorney Joseph Tobener for the story in our current issue on Airbnb being used to take affordable housing units off of...

Broken bodies, broken lives

Lax rideshare regulations put drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at risk

Film Listings: December 18 – 24, 2013

December 17, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: December 11 – 17, 2013

December 10, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: December 4 – 10, 2013

December 3, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: November 27 – December 3, 2013

November 27, 2013
Tough snowman Marshmallow is among the cast of characters in Disney's new animated musical, Frozen, out Wed/27.PHOTO COURTESY OF DISNEYFilm listings are edited by...

Alerts: November 13 – 19, 2013

November 12, 2013
Thursday 14Forum: Our children, our city Cesar Chavez Elementary School, 825 Shotwell, SF. ourchildren-ourcity.wikispaces.com. 6-9pm, free. Mayor Ed Lee and San Francisco Unified School...

Betting on Graton

Newest casino targeting Bay Area residents promises to share the wealth with workers and people of color

Angered by senior evictions, Filipino American activists decline award

October 31, 2013
The board members of a local Filipino heritage organization, with ties to a high-profile eviction defense battle at San Francisco’s International Hotel in the...

Fight back to save your home

October 29, 2013
By Tommi Avicolli Mecca and Fred Sherburn-ZimmerOPINION The good news from San Francisco these days is that tenants are fighting back in a big...

Join the movement

EDITORIAL San Francisco is headed for a showdown. Those who see the city as primarily a place to make money and who want to...

Shit happened (Oct. 23-29)

Tenant proposals and Guardian forum address eviction crisis; Students fight suspensions; Techies to NSA: Stop spying!