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Good green: Lessons from the 4th annual SF Green Film Festival

I can count on my two hands the days it’s rained in San Francisco this year. You’d have to be living in a cave...

PrEP school

Daily use of drug to prevent HIV infection greeted with controversy

Progressives challenge mayor’s abuse of authority

EDITORIAL Mayor Ed Lee has repeatedly overstepped his authority on behalf of the entrenched political and economic interests who put him into office, and...

Agnos offers waterfront development history lesson during SFT speech

I am delighted to speak to the members and friends of SFT about the waterfront tonight…and a special shout out to Jane Morrison...

The strange, unique power of San Francisco mayors

Mayor Ed Lee wields a strange and unique power in San Francisco politics, passed down from Mayor Gavin Newsom, and held by Mayor Willie...

Desegregate our schools

By Matt Haney OPINIONSixty years after the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v Board of Education, we face the shocking reality that our nation's...

Neighborhood papers tell the story of SF

 By Jessica Lipsky news@sfbg.comBefore many San Francisco residents traded their newspaper subscriptions for Internet media, a dozen monthly papers covered the beat of the...

Guardian Intelligence: May 21 – 27, 2014

P>Because nothing screams "invest in healthcare" like an aging Sammy Hagar: The former Van Halen rocker teamed up with Metallica's James Hetfield, Green Day's...

Dear United States: #Jessicastux discrimination shows SF inequality

Dear United States,Yes,  you've found San Francisco out. You've got us. Our city is not the bastion of equality we claim it to be. It's...

KUSF’s axe-man, Father Privett, stepping down

The University of San Francisco president who sold off beloved community radio station KUSF in 2011 is stepping down in August, the university recently...

Le Video

Guardian Small Business Award winner has been a labor of love that recently got a big dose of community support

Home brew

New docs probe where the heart is — and isn't

Sisterhood of rhythm

Sarah Bush Dance Project's fierce, fun 'Rocked by Women'

This Week’s Picks: May 7 – 13, 2014

WEDNESDAY 7  Science Talk: "The Mysteries of Sleep" Wonderfest, "the Bay Area Beacon of Science," is a nonprofit that has been organizing fun, funky...

Events: May 7 – 13, 2014

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Political power play unseats SF Police Commissioner

Police Commissioner Angela Chan fought the federal government as they unjustly tried to deport undocumented San Franciscans who were guilty of no crimes, and...

Alerts: May 7 – 13, 2014

THURSDAY 8 12th Annual Human Rights Awards Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon, SF. www.humanrightsaward.org. 6-8:30pm, $115. Each year, the Human Rights Awards honors the...

SFIFF 57: Strange love, Varda, Swedish grrrls, and more!

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival runs through May 8; all the details are here. Guardian correspondent and confirmed film fest addict Jesse...

Supervisors propose increased funding for youth services

José-Luis Mejia says he’s seen a little bit of everything in his work with transitional-age youth. A few have died suddenly; others wound up...

Lawsuits target Airbnb rentals

LAWSUITS TARGET AIRBNB RENTALSThe San Francisco City Attorney's Office last week filed a pair of lawsuits against local landlords who illegally rent out apartments on a short-term...

Don’t police the pot docs

 By Ahimsa Porter Sumchai OPINIONSenate Bill 1262 was introduced in the California Senate on Feb. 21 by veteran legislator Lou Correa. It is a...

Guardian endorsements

Campos for Assembly, Yes on Props. B and 42, re-elect Gov. Jerry Brown — our recommendations for the June 2014 primary election

Will San Francisco Game of Thrones oust police commissioner?

Police Commissioner Angela Chan did not pay fealty to the proper lords and houses, sources say, and in a true to life Game of...

Law students denounce Napolitano commencement speech

University of California President Janet Napolitano deported thousands of undocumented citizens in her time as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Now, UC Hastings...