Volume 45, Issue 05


Volume 45, Issue 05

News & Culture

Spotlights, please! Our 22nd annual Guardian Outstanding Local Discovery Awards celebrate the best and brightest in Bay Area arts and culture

Guardian Staff Writers
Cover Story

Volume 45, Issue 05

News & Culture

Will the former BART cop who shot Oscar Grant spend time behind bars?

Rebecca Bowe

High-speed rail funds earmarked for Central Valley

Steven T. Jones

As long as the nation lacks comprehensive immigration reform, laws similar to Arizona's SB1070 will continue to be introduced across the country.

Laura Sanchez

Supervisors consider requiring contractors to do more local hiring just as the UC hospital breaks ground in Mission Bay

Sarah Phelan

At least the Democrats never tried to make sure that the country collapsed

Tim Redmond

Local workers are more likely to spend their paychecks here in town


Where did the state suddenly find the chemical it needs for executions?

Rula Al-Nasrawi

Volume 45, Issue 05

Food & Drink

Bringing an intensity and flair to traditional Thai dishes as well as to innovative ones

Paul Reidinger

Torn among dumplings and a visit with Kayday to T-28

L.E. Leone

Volume 45, Issue 05

Arts & Culture

Interpolating the political and the personal, while making art that crosses out of the art world

Matt Sussman

The bearded musical conduit for a huge gay cultural reawakening to the pre-AIDS era

Marke B.

Using song, music, visuals, and narration to create theatrically potent works that include Afro-Cuban, modern, folkloric, and popular dance styles

Rita Felciano

A standard bearer of quality house music who delicately flaunts his Nigerian roots

Marke B.

Keep your knucklehead down while breaking Doritos with the regulars at some choice Bush Corridor dives

Ruggy Joesten
Andrea Nemerson
Arts & Culture