Volume 43, Issue 12


Volume 43, Issue 12

Top Stories

The BART Police Department operates without oversight or accountability - but with plenty of attack dogs and 12-gauge shotguns

Tim Redmond
Top Stories

BART cop shoots naked man - why?

A.C. Thompson
Top Stories

San Francisco's social safety net takes brunt of mid-year cutbacks

Amanda Witherell
Top Stories
Steven T. Jones
Top Stories

Newsom's budgetary olive branch does little to ease the impact or win over supervisors

Sarah Phelan
Top Stories

Volume 43, Issue 12

News & Culture

Andrea Nemerson

"Let the term fester in your ear until you are delivered from your bigotry"

Ben Rosenfeld

Green City: Greenpeace looks ahead to change after "profound disappointment"

Jeremy Spitz

Last-minute shopping ideas for the time-management impaired

Molly Freedenberg

Wouldn't an across-the-board wage freeze be better than layoffs?

Tim Redmond

This is no time for modest, cautious proposals. The budget situation is alarming

Guardian Editorial

Volume 43, Issue 12

Food & Drink

Gratifyingly spicy and carefully prepared dishes keep SoMa diners coming back for more

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Taqueria Los Comales in Oakland

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Volume 43, Issue 12

Arts & Culture

The Year in Music 2008: A new set of touchstones for rocky times

Kimberly Chun

The Year in Music 2008: How to cope with musical canon formation in an anti-matter era

Johnny Ray Huston

The Year in Music 2008: Bay hip-hop received an infusion of new blood and fresh inspiration

Garrett Caples

The Year in Music 2008: Writers and musicians give up their faves and beyond from 2k8

The Year in Music 2008: There's just no stopping the march of the SF nightlife Smurfs

Marke B.

The Year in Music 2008: I Hate New Music, but does new music suck?

Will York

The Year in Music 2008: Pop ate and re-ate itself, then regressed and regurgitated

Billy Jam

The Year in Music 2008: You didn't have to dig deep to find the canonical figure this year

Todd Lavoie

The Year in Music 2008: New York steals San Francisco's thunder -- but who cares?

Josh Wilson

The Year in Music 2008: Celebrating a different kind of singer-songwriter

Max Goldberg