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How to Pay Off Bay Area Kids’ Student Lunch Debt

You can make sure no kid goes hungry with a donation to nutrition services in Oakland and San Francisco.

 

Berkeley Approves Tiny Houses for the Homeless

In a unanimous City Council vote, Berkeley passes initiative to house 100 homeless people in pre-fabricated micro-units.

 




Culture

A Devil in Mind Reaches Out a Hand to God

Robert Askins' sock-puppet-hating play deals with the dirty, libidinal instincts we work so hard to contain.

 

See Some 2,000-Year-Old Phalluses at Tomb Treasures

The Asian Art Museum's exhibit also has the oldest toilet in San Francisco and plenty of other artifacts from China's Han dynasty.

 


Dining

A ‘Happy Meowr’ Mishap At KitTea Cat Cafe

You definitely want to finish your tea before offering vacuum-sealed fish jerky to a herd of cats.

 

Trader Joe’s Opens to Scuffle with Vegan Activists

Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is angry about the conditions that hens are in, but this TJ's lacks much natural light, too.

 


Opinion

‘You Must Agree With Me,’ the Orange One Said.

Dear Readers, the new administration literally expects the American people to accept falsehoods as truth. What can we do?

 

The Real Issue: Socioeconomic Class in Today’s Classrooms

Race, gender, and orientation are important, but as Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary shows, socioeconomic status will be what ultimately defines us.

 


Film

Noise Pop 25

It's not just music! There are plenty of music films at this year's fest.

 

A Cure for Wellness

Fear death by water, as Voldemort meets Freud in this submerged horror.