Smoking room? You want a smoking room? Yesterday we brought you the strange tale of Jimmy Sosa, a mental health counselor who, through a twist of fate, has been fielding calls meant for the San Francisco Bay Guardian for more than a decade. Because his cellphone is just one digit off from the new ... More >>
One man's journey to be remembered for his ability to remember.
Struggling to find homegrown recruits, the military is persuading immigrants to enlist by dangling promises of U.S. citizenship
From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
A popular Kurdish musical group gets Marooned in Iraq
Micaya's hip hop dance troupe takes to the stage
Japanese ukulele ladies, a Canadian electro androgyne, and Iraq's most popular singer
Despite their hatred of Saddam Hussein, many Iraqis living in the U.S. oppose Bush's war
Major anti-war groups change strategy, hoping to win over mainstream voters the Bush administration can't ignore
A La Turca
Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.
An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?
A 1957 play about a powerful country's war in a far-off, arid land still feels relevant today
The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground
Finally Returning to Normal? Not So Fast; Democracy in Action; In This Time of Terrible Tragedy, a Nation Mourns for Your Paint Job
As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets
How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.
The 44th annual S.F. International Film Festival gets sexy, with women on top -- and just about everywhere else
The Pentagon claims gays who serve openly undermine the force, but a local researcher's evidence says otherwise. Could his work help President Bush make life better for gay soldiers than it ever was under Clinton?
Matt Gonzalez should be backed in District 5 runoff; George W. Bush should be ashamed for considering a coup
S.F. tries, tries again to bring the USS Missouri "home"
A cacophony of accents, from Russian to Arabic, rings through the Jewish Film Festival
"Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di
Jacques Leslie revisits Vietnam,land of obsessions