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The Icarus Project celebrates a decade of redefining mental health

Protesters tell Obama to free Bradley Manning

September 6, 2012
Led by veterans from Iraq Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace, supporters of army PFC Bradley Manning protested in some 35 US...


September 5, 2012
alerts@sfbg.comThursday 6Skill Exchange launch party Storefront Lab, 337 Shotwell, SF; www.storefrontlab.org. 6-9pm, free. Skill exchange is a three day "pop-up workshop series." Spend the...

The park bond battle

Why environmentalists and neighborhood groups are opposing more money for parks 

Yes on Prop. A rally urges support for City College parcel tax measure

September 5, 2012
Those who work at, attend and support City College of San Francisco have a lot of work ahead of them. The school’s budget has...


September 4, 2012
WEDNESDAY 29 Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

Feeding a movement

Keith McHenry on the history of Food Not Bombs and how it's recently been occupied

Jesus-free food

Churches aren't the only option for free meals


August 28, 2012
 Wednesday 29Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

Homeless camp raided

August 28, 2012
California Highway Patrol police, San Francisco police, Cal Trans workers, Department of Public Works, and workers from the mayor’s Homeless Outreach Team descended today...

Removal of large homeless encampment scheduled for tomorrow morning

August 27, 2012
The Coalition on Homelessness received word that a homeless encampment at Fourth and King is scheduled for eviction tomorrow. According to an outreach report...

Diamond Dave’s report from Romneyville

August 27, 2012
Activists from San Francisco and around the country are descending on Tampa this week to protest the Republican National Convention. I got a call...

March for women’s rights this Sunday

August 24, 2012
As the war on women rages on, Defend Women's Rights marches will fight back Sunday.This week started off with Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's comments...

Farmville, for real

City spaces like Hayes Valley Farm, Kezar Gardens, and the Free Farm are disappearing. Is there a future for urban agriculture in San Francisco?


August 21, 2012
WEDNESDAY 22 Lockout ruling victory march Castlewood Country Club, 707 Country Club Circle, Pleasanton; www.endthelockout.org. 5-6pm, free. Castlewood Country Club workers have been out of...


August 21, 2012
EDITORIAL The first day of public school in San Francisco is also the opening of fund-raising season for thousands of parents, who spend a...

Country Country Club workers plan picket after step towards victory

August 21, 2012
Workers at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, represented by UNITE HERE Local 2850, received a favorable decision from Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson of...

A week after police crack down, People’s Library still operating in East Oakland

August 17, 2012
The building where activists, some from Occupy Oakland, created a free library and garden August 13 was raided by police that night. But that...

As classes begin again, CCSF reconsiders its mission

August 16, 2012
Fall classes at City College of San Francisco began yesterday.  Students streamed through all nine campuses, navigating their schedules.But they are coming back to...

Healthy transitions

Trans people are struggling to find decent health care -- but hope is in sight


August 14, 2012
WEDNESDAY 15 Save CCSF at Homecoming Ram Plaza, City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan, SF; Facebook: Save City College of San Francisco....

Big week ahead as City College classes start

August 12, 2012
Classes at City College of San Francisco start for the fall on August 15. That makes this a big week for the coalition of...

Creating activist scholars: extended interview with Andrej Grubacic

August 10, 2012
For this week's paper, we talked with with Andrej Grubacic, the new head of the anthropology department at the California Institute for Integral Studies....

Local porn stars in Pussy Riot benefit show

August 9, 2012
Change the world one-handed!Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich of the band Pussy Riot have been jailed in Russia for months and face...