Obama: End CIA-Directed Drone Strikes Now

February 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

Drone strikes have dramatically increased under the Obama administration. As of September 2012, Obama has authorized 238 drone strikes in Pakistan, six times more than during President George W. Bush’s eight years in office, resulting in between 1,494 and 2,618 estimated deaths with only about 13 percent of them of a militant leader.

Diamond in the Rough: Justin Giarla Brightens Up the Tenderloin

February 04, 2013 | 7 Comments

Artist Justin Giarla made a bold choice to open a gallery in the Tenderloin district back in 2002 when he opened The Shooting Gallery. Other than the occasional drunks that may stumble in, Justin has had a great response from the neighborhood.

Posted in Arts/Entertainment

Osama, Where Art Thou?

February 04, 2013 | 5 Comments

Osama bin Laden was assassinated by US military forces in May 2011, but the Obama administration’s refusal to release photographic evidence of the deceased bin Laden is fueling conspiracy theories that espouse the notion bin Laden may still be alive.

Posted in Opinion, Politics, Religion, War

Event: You Are Not A Loan, a Benefit for Strike Debt Bay Area

January 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

Occupy Wall Street has moved out of the streets and into the spreadsheets by launching a “Bailout of the People by the People” campaign, a campaign aimed at buying and forgiving consumer debt.

Axe Falls on SF Weekly Editor

January 19, 2013 | 3 Comments

SF Weekly editor Tom Walsh was terminated with immediate effect Thursday, confirmed Todd Vogt, co-owner of the San Francisco Newspaper Company, the parent company that previously added the SF Examiner daily in 2011 and the SF Bay Guardian weekly in 2012 to its ever-expanding acquisitions portfolio.

Posted in Business, Media, News

Academy Members Shouldn’t Shun Zero Dark Thirty

January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Actor David Clennon, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, claims the movie Zero Dark Thirty “promotes the acceptance of the crime of torture, as a legitimate weapon in America’s so-called War on Terror.”

Joan McLoughlin’s “Eterno” Exhibit, Truly Endless

January 15, 2013 | 9 Comments

Joan McLoughlin, owner of The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary, is making her mark in the San Francisco Art community. In just a couple of years Joan has managed to become one of the top gallery owners in San Francisco, in one of the most prominent gallery districts