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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 Blugrass, our raucous annual celebration of all things bluegrass(-ish) under...

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

Alerts: Oct 8-14, 2014

WEDNESDAY 8 Supervisor/Assembly candidates offer views on city parks Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, SF. social@sfparkalliance.org. 6-8pm. Join candidates in supervisor Districts 2,4,6,8 and 10, who raised $5,000 for the Parks Alliance by the June...

Prop. L puts cars over people

By Fran Taylor OPINION Just as climate change most affects people who contributed little or nothing to causing it, pollution and injury from traffic most affect communities least likely to create traffic. Nationally, people...

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 up to 39 percent of new luxury condos in San...

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 month of resistance to mass incarceration, police terror, repression, and...

Democracy is stalled

Corporate cash flows in this election while federal campaign finance reform flounders

Project Censored 2014

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

Money for Muni

Learning the A, B, and Ls of this fall's transportation ballot measures

Alerts: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

THURSDAY 25 The Free Speech Movement — 50 Years Later First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin Street, SF. 7pm, free. Join three veterans of the Free Speech Movement — Lynne Hollander Savio, Mike Smith, and Jack...

Privacy, identity, and Facebook

 By Nadia Kayyali OPINION People are disappearing. At least, that's how it feels on Facebook. Since the suspension of drag queen and activist Sister Roma's account, more and more users (including drag kings and...

Guardian Intelligence: Sept. 24 – 30, 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 this year's Moon Phase before switching gears toward his more...

Changing the climate in SF

EDITORIAL As hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City and other cities around the world for a Global Climate Convergence on Sept. 21, demanding that our political and business...

Flooding the streets

Climate movement's big day raises hopes and questions

Alerts: Sept 17-23, 2014

 Leather and Feathers: AIDS Emergency Fund's Annual Gala Temple Nightclub, 540 Howard, SF. 7pm, $125. For the second year, the San Francisco AIDS Emergency Fund is hosting its annual gala, Leather and Feathers, to...

Head First

SEX ISSUE Our new sex columnist Krissy Eliot on "sexological bodyworkers," anal massage, and surprising erotic sessions.

Sex in the Matrix

Virtual reality porn is coming soon, whether we're ready or not for its many implications

Water with a price tag

Prop. 1 opponents line up against funding for new dams

Reform BART’s approach to labor

By Christina Olague OPINION If BART is part of your daily commute, you know how critical a reliable system is to Bay Area working people. If you don't ride BART, all you have to...

Bridge the housing-Muni divide

EDITORIAL One the most frustrating political conflicts in San Francisco this election season is the schism between sustainable transportation activists and affordable housing advocates, a split that unnecessarily divides the progressive movement and one...

Deadly gamble

Local media stoked BART's dangerous union-bashing strategy, new report finds

Still not sharing

Airbnb slammed at city hearing for not paying taxing or cooperating with proposed regulations

To the classrooms, Baby Boomers

OPINION As long as I've been substitute teaching, people have asked what I thought we could do to improve public schools. With all of the classrooms I've been in, they figured I might know...