Stories about Media

The Patty Hearst kidnapping and the rise of community-based organizations in SF

Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.

A live cinema event to ‘Remember Los Siete’ in the Mission

Artist Vero Majano uses found footage and her own memories about the notorious 1969 trial to "remind people we are still here."

Screen Grabs: A seriously funny Italian legend, JT LeRoy, Hail Satan?

An endangered community arts center, a Kenyan superhero, The Visitor from another decade, Juggalo comedy, more in cinemas this week.

Please Do Not Fight reunion collects a scattered scene

The Redwood City band is emblematic of a Bay Area moment when rock, emo, punk, and pop combined—and audiences sang along.

Will Julian Assange get a fair trial in the US?

He's pissed off pretty much everyone with any power in Washington DC.

Pulitzer-winning journalist Martin Espinoza to speak at 48 Hills Gala, May 2

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reporter and Bay Guardian alumnus joins us, with special musical guests the Turnaround. Come out!

Tenant representation and spy technology

Supes committee to vote on Breed's Rent Board appointee -- and on a measure to control surveillance in San Francisco (which the cops are trying to derail). That's The Agenda for April 16-21

The SF supes’ salvo against Wiener’s housing deregulation bill

A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.

We’ll be honoring the Anchor Brewing union organizers at our Spring Gala, May 2!

Join us at Oasis to celebrate the power of workers and local media.

Screen Grabs: Aretha’s Amazing Grace, Blood for Dracula, Peterloo…..

Two eccentric flicks at Alamo, sci-fi from Claire Denis, Louise Brooks via Downton Abbey and more in cinemas this week.