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    February 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Guardian's Unwilling Receptionist Now a Bellhop

    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 >>

  • News

    July 7, 2010
  • Calendar

    July 15, 2009
  • News

    October 22, 2008

    Mind Games

    One man's journey to be remembered for his ability to remember.

  • News

    June 20, 2007

    An Army of Uno

    Struggling to find homegrown recruits, the military is persuading immigrants to enlist by dangling promises of U.S. citizenship

  • Music

    November 22, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 28, 2004
  • Film

    March 3, 2004
  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • Film

    June 4, 2003

    Kurds Away

    A popular Kurdish musical group gets Marooned in Iraq

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2003

    Soul Powered

    Micaya's hip hop dance troupe takes to the stage

  • Music

    March 5, 2003

    House of Tudor

    Japanese ukulele ladies, a Canadian electro androgyne, and Iraq's most popular singer

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    War Torn

    Despite their hatred of Saddam Hussein, many Iraqis living in the U.S. oppose Bush's war

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Not Your Mother's Peace Movement

    Major anti-war groups change strategy, hoping to win over mainstream voters the Bush administration can't ignore

  • Dining

    October 23, 2002
  • News

    September 11, 2002

    700 Years of 9/11

    Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    The New Defenders

    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?

  • Culture

    June 5, 2002

    Bringing the War Home

    A 1957 play about a powerful country's war in a far-off, arid land still feels relevant today

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Peace Wars

    The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground

  • News

    October 3, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Finally Returning to Normal? Not So Fast; Democracy in Action; In This Time of Terrible Tragedy, a Nation Mourns for Your Paint Job

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The Tangled Path to a Response

    As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets

  • News

    May 2, 2001


    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.

  • News

    April 18, 2001

    Filmed on the Body

    The 44th annual S.F. International Film Festival gets sexy, with women on top -- and just about everywhere else

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    Asking, Telling

    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?

  • News

    December 6, 2000

    Tail of Two Races

    Matt Gonzalez should be backed in District 5 runoff; George W. Bush should be ashamed for considering a coup

  • News

    November 19, 1997
  • Calendar

    January 29, 1997
  • News

    August 21, 1996

    Beating Swords Into Tourist Shares

    S.F. tries, tries again to bring the USS Missouri "home"

  • Calendar

    February 21, 1996
  • Film

    July 19, 1995

    Speaking in Tongues

    A cacophony of accents, from Russian to Arabic, rings through the Jewish Film Festival

  • News

    June 28, 1995
  • News

    June 14, 1995

    Ship Happens

    "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

  • News

    May 10, 1995
  • News

    April 26, 1995

    War Junkie

    Jacques Leslie revisits Vietnam,land of obsessions

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