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Music, All Shook Down Marky Ramone On His New Book, the Tension Between Johnny and Joey, and the Tolls of Touring For 15 Years

Marky Ramone On His New Book, the Tension Between Johnny and Joey, and the Tolls of Touring For 15 Years

For more than two decades, New York rockers The Ramones were at the forefront of a musical revolution, leading the charge with the attitude and sound of the punk movement, and inspiring and empowering multiple generations of fans. Rightly…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tourism for Locals: Keith Haring's Permanent San Francisco Art Work

Tourism for Locals: Keith Haring's Permanent San Francisco Art Work

San Francisco has hosted some of the world's greatest and most provocative masterpieces. Currently, the de Young museum is hosting a temporary retrospective collection of one these artist's works: Keith Haring. Now in its final weeks, the collection of more…
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News, The Snitch No, That's Not the Art of Leland <i>Yee</i> Gracing the San Francisco Library

No, That's Not the Art of Leland Yee Gracing the San Francisco Library

When San Francisco's state Sen. Leland Yee was popped for his alleged role in orchestrating a gun-running ring to Filipino jihadis, all constraints were done away with.  Was the jihadi group called the "MILF"? Yes. Yes it was. Did…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen: Vetiver's Breezy New Single, "Current Carry"

Listen: Vetiver's Breezy New Single, "Current Carry"

“I like a lot of space, I’m not a fan of vocals that take up a lot of room, so I was keeping myself to these very abrupt lines, practically like the rules of haiku, just a few syllables,”…
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News, The Snitch SF Cops To Go After Drunks Tonight

SF Cops To Go After Drunks Tonight

It's almost Friday night, and you know what that means: You can finally get wasted.  But you can't drive.  San Francisco police are planning a DUI checkpoint later this evening at an undisclosed location in the city. From 7 p.m. to…
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News, The Snitch Here's How You Can Be a Real Bike Advocate in the Bay Area

Here's How You Can Be a Real Bike Advocate in the Bay Area

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a that unpaid, but very fun gig for underemployed adventure cyclists, this week I’d like to point out that there are actually quite a few real paying jobs, or at least real internships,…
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News, The Snitch Video: Watch This Muni Driver Run a Red Light, Almost Cause Accident

Video: Watch This Muni Driver Run a Red Light, Almost Cause Accident

Update: Paul Rose, spokesman for Muni, responds to this incident. Read belwo. Muni drivers run red lights all the time — and now we have a dashcam video to prove it.  YouTube user boris4ka posted this video he/she shot with…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: The Tears of Bjork, the Threat of Taylor Swift, and the Ego of the Prodigy

This Week: The Tears of Bjork, the Threat of Taylor Swift, and the Ego of the Prodigy

“When I did this album — it all just collapsed. I didn’t have anything. It was the most painful thing I ever experienced in my life. The only way I could deal with that was to start writing for…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist "Tree" at SF Playhouse Takes On Race and Family

"Tree" at SF Playhouse Takes On Race and Family

Growing up white, in a fairly segregated small town in southern Louisiana, Julie Hébert and her family were friendly with everyone on their block, including the black families. But she was aware that somehow there were different rules.  “Race…
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News, The Snitch California's Marijuana Farmers Average $100K Annually

California's Marijuana Farmers Average $100K Annually

Litigious agribusiness giants, extreme poverty, drought: Farming is tough work. And the reward farmers reap isn't exactly worth such risk. Mean annual wages for farm workers in America is about $30,000 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.…
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Cops Trying to Negotiate With Barricaded Man

Update:  Police realized the suspect wasn't actually inside the home where they had been for the last 12 hours. So they went over to where he was located (Ellis Street) at 8:57 a.m. and took him into custody. Police have…
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News, The Snitch Man Stabbed During Tenderloin Fracas

Man Stabbed During Tenderloin Fracas

A 38-year-old man is clinging to life today after he was stabbed in the chest during a fight in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood last night.  According to police, two men were fighting at the corner of Ellis and Hyde streets…
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News, The Snitch Bear Force One: Adorably Named Helicopter Joins UCSF Medical Center

Bear Force One: Adorably Named Helicopter Joins UCSF Medical Center

Say what you will about the other ventures of tech titans-turned-philanthropists Marc Benioff and Ron Conway, but the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Mission Bay will be an undeniable beacon of hope in some people's lives. So, once we've…
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Music, All Shook Down After The Party Ends: Icee Hot Reflects on Five Years of Electronic Music in San Francisco

After The Party Ends: Icee Hot Reflects on Five Years of Electronic Music in San Francisco

After five years of playing host to some of the most forward-thinking dance parties in San Francisco, Icee Hot – Shawn Reynaldo, Ryan Merry, Will Fewell, and Bryant Rutledge – are calling it quits. Ahead of their fifth-anniversary blowout (see…
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Dining, SFoodie "Vegan Challenge" Author Offers Tips to Reduce Animal Product Consumption

"Vegan Challenge" Author Offers Tips to Reduce Animal Product Consumption

Now that we’ve all had plenty of time to abandon our New Year’s resolutions to eat better, it’s the perfect time to pick up a new edition of a book by Oakland author and activist Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, called The 30-Day…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Freak Show Finale: Nothing to See Here, Folks

Freak Show Finale: Nothing to See Here, Folks

Well what started out as the best season yet sure did tank as it wound down. Very disappointing.  There will be spoilers aplenty in here, so if you DVR'd it, apologies in advance. But everyone is dead. Except for the…
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News, The Snitch Man Jailed for Accidentally Choking and Burning Lover Now Accused of Torching Castro Business

Man Jailed for Accidentally Choking and Burning Lover Now Accused of Torching Castro Business

David Munoz Diaz is being accused of playing with fire again. Police say the 25-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of setting ablaze a business in the Castro District last week. He is not accused of the string…
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News, The Snitch Man Robbed of Pit Bull on Muni Train

Man Robbed of Pit Bull on Muni Train

Police are searching for another pilfered pup who was taken from a man's backpack while riding Muni this morning.  According to police reports, the 18-year-man was on a Muni bus at about 2:38 a.m. along Sixth and Mission Streets with…
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Music, All Shook Down Grandtheft on The Evolution of His Production Career and Essential Bay Area Stops

Grandtheft on The Evolution of His Production Career and Essential Bay Area Stops

Toronto-based DJ Grandtheft, who made his name on the Canadian club circuit as a member of party-rocking duo Team Canada, has ridden his versatile production skills to become one of North America’s most sought after electronic musicians. Working tirelessly…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Animals in the Busy World of Richard Scarry Grow Up, Become Techies

The Animals in the Busy World of Richard Scarry Grow Up, Become Techies

This will either make you laugh, cry or both. The Busy World of Richard Scarry — the book you combed-through hour after hour while sitting in your bed in feety-pajamas — has grown-up and become Business Town. According to the…
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