Volume 43, Issue 12

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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
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: Smaller meant better in 2008, in a myriad little ways

Brandon Bussolini

The Year in Music 2008: Hip-hop pins its hopes on the future, despite the buzz

Mosi Reeves

Bruce Campbell as Bruce Campbell in My Name is Bruce? Groovy!

Cheryl Eddy

Boom! Our critics explore a new rock canon and new club generation, tastemakers, Bay rap, and drone. Plus top 10s from writers and players

Dance, visual art, music and more intersect in Scrap-Soup

Rita Felciano
Arts & Culture

Homegrown psych experiments

Kimberly Chun

From spirit to song

Brandon Bussolini

Timecrimes is an Escher painting of a narrative

Dennis Harvey

Mission 17's juried show shows thoughtfulness and promise

Johnny Ray Huston
Arts & Culture