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Guest Opinion: B.A.R.'s 'No obits' turns 20

Guest Opinion: B.A.R.'s 'No obits' turns 20

By Timothy Rodrigues

The former Bay Area Reporter assistant editor who wrote the paper's famous "No obits" story reflects on it 20 years later.

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By Paul Berge | August 8, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 8, 2018

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' vote last week to ban cannabis dispensaries in Chinatown is another let down for supporters of legal and medicinal marijuana in the city.


By BAR staff | August 8, 2018

This week's letters to the editor.

By Paul Berge | August 1, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.


By Sandy Close | August 1, 2018

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking public comment on its 2020 census plan, which includes a citizenship question on the census form all households must answer.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 1, 2018

Former Oakland mayor Ron Dellums, who died Monday at age 82 of cancer, leaves an enduring political legacy in the East Bay.


By BAR staff | August 1, 2018

This week's letters to the editor.

By Paul Berge | July 25, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.


By BAR Editorial Board | July 25, 2018

New studies presented at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam this week continue to confirm previous research: PrEP works extraordinarily well to prevent HIV, moreover, when taken as prescribed, it can be 99 percent effective.

By Bradford Wolfe and Alex Grey | July 25, 2018

There are a limitless number of characteristics that people typically associate with porn stars; these individuals are often presumed to be wild, promiscuous, money-hungry, and morally bankrupt, endorsing an industry rich in corruption and violence.


By BAR Editorial Board | July 18, 2018

President Donald Trump's embarrassing behavior at his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ratcheted up the calls for his impeachment after he took Putin's word that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election.

By Jim Mitulski | July 18, 2018

"Hi! My name is Jim, and we're in the neighborhood today talking about human rights and civil rights for Massachusetts citizens. And, in particular, we want to talk about equal rights for our transgender friends and neighbors ..."


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