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Brain teaser

Proud nerd comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan pokes fun at her people

Legal aid funding for undocumented youth clears board committee

Brian, who is 12, came to the United States from Guatemala with his younger brother, Edwin, who is seven. They arrived in a car...

Kids pushed through immigration court at lightning speed while supes debate legal aid funding

San Francisco’s efforts to provide legal services for unaccompanied youth who crossed the U.S. border from Central America is heating up as a point...

Tom’s legacy

As Ammiano returns from Sacramento, can he help revive San Francisco's progressive spirit?

Teachers prepared to strike

United Educators of San Francisco authorize preliminary strike vote as concerns about cost of living rise

Events: August 13 – 19, 2014

Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Wanted: more huddled masses

CAREERS + ED Tech companies lobby for more immigrant work visas, bypassing US residents and creating a labor force bound by golden handcuffs

Of borders and love songs

Diana Gameros brings her unique musical perspective to the YBCA's MEX I AM Festival

How you can help the 1,900 Central American child refugees in the Bay Area

There are at least 1,900 child refugees in the Bay Area from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, according to federal immigration data. These teens...

Refugee crisis hits home

Waves of child immigrants await court dates in San Francisco, facing deportation back to their violent home countries without legal representation

More funding promised to Central American child refugees, Lee warns of new influx

Thousands of Central American children fleeing drug wars and poverty are overwhelming the San Francisco nonprofits who care for them, but new information from...

The age of the brogrammer

Solving tech's diversity problem may be a key to saving San Francisco

Moving pictures

Cinematic journeys with the Matatu Film Festival

New classics

Melody Takata brings traditional Japanese dance into the 21st century, plus a benefit for SF dance vet Enrico Labayen

Shrimp Boy denied bail

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who has a criminal history in Chinese gangs and was indicted along with Sen. Leland Yee and a slew of...

Cristina Lopez, East Bay Recycler

Recycling workers, in their own words

Invisible no more

Threatened with deportation and paid illegally low wages, East Bay recycling workers did the unthinkable: They fought back.

Our Weekly Picks: May 28-June 3, 2014

WEDNESDAY 28Rodriguez In 1970, a singer-songwriter called Rodriguez, who had been discovered by a couple of music producers in a downtown Detroit bar, cut...

Guardian Intel: Guardian Clean Slate clip-out guide, Intersection for the Arts halts programs

GUARDIAN CLEAN SLATEOur clip-out guide to take to the polls for the June 3 election. Read our full endorsements at www.tinyurl.com/SFBGJune2014EndorsementsGOVERNOR: Jerry BrownLIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:...

Renting isn’t sharing

Share conference outlines the possibilities and pitfalls for a new economy at the crossroads

Theater Listings: May 14 – 20, 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....

Home brew

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

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...

Happy May Day, San Francisco

Happy May Day, comrades, and what a fine May day it is even if the urgent mayday spirit on this International Workers Day doesn’t...