Volume 43, Issue 37

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Volume 43, Issue 37

Top Stories

Our celebration of Bay Area people and organizations who strive to make a difference

Guardian Staff Writers
Top Stories

Food-and-drink spots, deals, events and news

Virginia Miller
Top Stories

Guardian story led to freedom, $4.5 million settlement

Sarah Phelan
Top Stories

Catholic archdiocese tries to duck $15 million in real estate taxes

Rachel Buhner
Top Stories

Volume 43, Issue 37

News & Culture

Andrea Nemerson

The push to shut down Mirant's aging power plant advances, but the alternative isn't much greener

Rebecca Bowe

Catholic archdiocese tries to duck $15 million in real estate taxes

Rachel Buhner

The long, long battle to get civilian oversight for the BART police is coming to a head

Tim Redmond

The mayor's cheery line may sound good when he's out of town running for governor, but it's not going to play so well on the streets of San Francisco.

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

Volume 43, Issue 37

Food & Drink

Burgers to order -- rare, of course -- at Marin Brewing Company

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

The second iteration of Fly has a pool-hall feel with a friendly quasi-American menu

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Volume 43, Issue 37

Arts & Culture

Bionic Commando, the first in an ever-expanding series of big-budget 8-bit retreads

Ben Richardson
Arts & Culture

Magic Theatre delivers a winning stamp-collecting caper with Mauritius

Robert Avila
Arts & Culture

Bolshoi Ballet -- a hoot, a wonder, and big in all the right ways at Zellerbach

Rita Felciano
Arts & Culture

Death, sex, and splendid isolation with Sonic Youth and Grizzly Bear. Plus: Au Revoir Simone, crackling on

Kimberly Chun

Electronic travels with Serge Garcia of Greco Guggenheit

Chris Sabbath

Reflecting on Marco Ferreri's minimalist satire, Dillinger is Dead

Max Goldberg

Away We Go's unsettled couple finds their way home

Lynn Rapoport

Larry Rinder transforms the Berkeley Art Museum's secret treasures into a "Galaxy"

Johnny Ray Huston
Arts & Culture

After much anticipation, the Jacka of Mob Figaz drops his third solo disc, Tear Gas

Garrett Caples

Fierce local songbird Caroline Lund redefines "circuit diva." Plus: Stacey Pullen and The Martinez Brothers

Marke B.