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The Snitch
11:47 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Oakland Schools to Offer Earth-Friendly Menu Options The chicken-fried steaks and canned Spaghetti-Os that oozed over so many school lunch trays in the '80s are conspicuously absent today -- especially in the health-conscious Bay Area. Today, stu... More >>
All Shook Down
11:47 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Bleep Bloop on His Upcoming Debut LP Timeshare on Saturn, Working with DJ Shadow, and What Future Music Means Heavily influenced by his fascination with outer space and the cosmos, it's no wonder that DJ and producer Bleep Bloop defines his music as, "a transmission for extraterrestrial life to hear." Of... More >>
SFoodie
11:00 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Who Makes the Better Bread: S.F's Tartine Bakery or Berkeley's Morell's Bread? Ask anyone in the Bay Area where to find the best loaf of bread, and chances are you'll hear one word: "Tartine." Founded in 2002 by Chad Robertson and Elisabeth Prueitt, the bakery has (deserve... More >>
All Shook Down
10:56 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Paul McCartney to Play Last Candlestick Park Show Afterall It's been a long and winding road (sorry, we couldn't help ourselves), but it seems as though Paul McCartney will play the final concert at Candlestick Park afterall. Just today, McCartney annou... More >>
The Exhibitionist
10:00 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Take a Selfie With DiCaprio or Zuckerberg (Sort Of) at Madame Tussauds This Summer Although known as one of San Francisco's most family friendly and tourist heavy areas, Fisherman's Wharf is actually pretty quirky. Between the constant magic shows at Pier 39 and street perfo... More >>
All Shook Down
9:30 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
S.F. Glam-Rockers Modern Kicks on Ghost Riding the Whip, Working at Sears, and Mullet Haircuts You know the opening credits of That '70s Show, where the cast of characters shout along to the Todd Griffin cover of Cheap Trick's "In the Street" while crammed in a car? It's an instant flas... More >>
The Snitch
8:55 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Raymond Iwase: Elderly Man Arrested for Allegedly Opening Fire in Daly City Medical Office, Doctor Targeted BREAKING: People evacuated from medical office building on Southgate Ave. in Daly City, Calif. http://t.co/3eKn7m8rQL pic.twitter.com/Y7D35vg2Ub— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) April 23, 2014 ... More >>
The Snitch
8:35 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Labor War: Building Trades to Picket Tonight's Labor Council Soiree A long-simmering San Francisco labor conflict figures to erupt into open hostilities tonight when members of the Building and Construction Trades Council boycott and picket the Labor Council's an... More >>
All Shook Down
8:30 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
The Top Five Parties in San Francisco this Weekend Fact: You're more likely to have a fun and fulfilling weekend if you plan it out ahead of time. Actually, that might not be a fact, but it certainly qualifies as common sense. So, to better ass... More >>
The Snitch
8:20 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
Coyote Uses Crosswalk on Geary Boulevard And, as one reader noted: he's not on his cellphone! This is a pretty good example of how pedestrians should be on the roadways in San Francisco -- even if the example is a coyote. Jennifer A... More >>
The Exhibitionist
8:00 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
The Write Stuff: George Albon on Being Willing to Sound like the Crankiest Crank The Write Stuff is a series of interview profiles conducted by Litseen, where authors give exclusive readings from their work. A San Francisco resident, George Albon's most recent books are Fire... More >>
SFoodie
8:00 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
The Forest Feast: Author Erin Gleeson's Watercolor Recipes Erin Gleeson showed up to meetings with Bay Area food editors, and carrying a portfolio that many would envy -- one filled with her photos of high-profile chefs such as Daniel Humm of Eleven Madis... More >>
The Snitch
7:39 am
Apr. 24, 2014
San Francisco News
San Francisco Cops Want Your Prescription Pills Do you have any unused prescription drugs that are just sitting around, tempting you? In the spirit of spring cleaning (your house and your health), here's your chance to kick that pill-popping ... More >>
The Snitch
4:18 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Possible Shooter Inside Pediatrics Office in Daly City (Update) #DEVELOPING about 10 staffers marched out of med center at 1500 southgate in Daly City; no comments. #KTVU pic.twitter.com/EBlTJxFXad— David Stevenson (@DStevensonKTVU) April 23, 2014 Upd... More >>
The Exhibitionist
3:48 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Designing Home at the CJM: Did Jews Design Mrs. Cleaver's Kitchen? Gravity Goldberg "I'm in the kitchen, dear," said Mrs. Cleaver as she tidied up her sparkling Formica counter. If Jews designed her spick-and-span 1950s kitchen -- it's quite possible, accordin... More >>
SFoodie
3:00 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Head To Pizzeria Delfina in Burlingame for...Escarole Salad Pizzeria Delfina's four-month-old Burlingame outpost hasn't lost any of the excitement or quality that the original in the Mission or its Lower Pac Heights sister still possess after years of ser... More >>
The Exhibitionist
1:31 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
HBO to Renew Silicon Valley for Second Season Have you been watching Silicon Valley? Because if not, you should probably start. ... More >>
The Snitch
1:13 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Driver Hits Pedestrian on Wawona Street To add to the growing number of pedestrian accidents this year, a 20-year-old male pedestrian was struck by vehicle on Wawona and 20th Avenue in the city's Sunset neighborhood this morning. O... More >>
SFoodie
12:49 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Pal's Takeaway Celebrates its 5th Anniversary With Lots of Sandwiches and Beer San Francisco sandwich lovers are already familiar with Pal's Take Away, the Mission haven for salads and sandwiches made-to-order with local and organic ingredients, from the meat to the bread... More >>
All Shook Down
12:42 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Stern Grove Festival To Host Free Pop-Up Concerts Around S.F. In its 77 years of providing free summer concerts to the public, the Stern Grove Festival has provided a stage for 770 different performances and entertained over six million attendees. Crazy, ri... More >>
The Snitch
12:30 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Shipwreck: San Francisco's Worst Remains Undiscovered -- Along with Millions in Silver Amazing scenes were witnessed today when it was revealed the elusive wreckage of the City of Chester has been located 216 feet beneath the waves, not far from the Golden Gate Bridge. T... More >>
The Snitch
12:19 pm
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
City Attorney Dennis Herrera Sues Landlords for Illegal Airbnb Conversions City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed separate lawsuits against two rapacious landlords today, each a perfect allegory of tech despoiling the city. In both cases, the defendants evicted long-term r... More >>
SFoodie
11:00 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Just in Time For Earth Day: KFC's Double Down Returns On Earth Day, I ate a KFC Double Down. It felt like unfollowing Gaia on Twitter. No one could possibly be unaware, but for those recently thawed from cryogenic stasis, it's two slabs of frie... More >>
All Shook Down
10:48 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
How Yoshiki Went From Stadiums to Concert Halls From the latest SF Weekly: Shlohmo: "Everyone's so mad at me," says Henry Laufer, better known as Shlohmo, from his couch in L.A. "Everyone tweets at me all the time: 'Did you forget about the ... More >>
The Exhibitionist
10:00 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
National Parks Week: Celebrate by Visiting the Golden Gate National Recreation Area We've spent an entire summer living in the shadow of Rocky Mountain National Park, found ourselves slightly lost in Arcadia National Park, and walked through the fog of Olympic National Park --... More >>
All Shook Down
9:24 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
5 Reasons Lena Dunham Shouldn't Let Taylor Swift Appear on Girls It's a testament to the incredible popularity of Taylor Swift that people keep asking her to get onscreen and "act." We use that term in the loosest possible sense, of course, since Swift has all ... More >>
The Snitch
8:30 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Wreckage Found From Deadly 1888 Shipwreck in San Francisco Bay Here's some more hard-to-believe news from the week: Federal ocean scientists have reportedly located the wreckage of a steamboat that sank in the San Francisco Bay more than 125 years ago -- a t... More >>
SFoodie
8:00 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
Eat This: Mohinga (Catfish Chowder Soup) at Lil Burma Mohinga, or catfish chowder soup, is the national dish of Burma. Though it's traditionally eaten during breakfast, you can get it for lunch and dinner at Lil Burma, a food truck and permanent fi... More >>
The Exhibitionist
8:00 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
San Francisco Resident Creates Game Similar To Cards Against Humanity When it first came out, Apples to Apples was basically the most fun thing ever. And then three years ago, a similar game called Cards Against Humanity came out, and that was basically the most... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2014
San Francisco News
"Alan Partridge": In Which the British Once Again Try to Reach Us With Their "Humor" After a failed attempt to break into the American comedy mainstream with 2008's Hamlet 2, British actor Steve Coogan has gained a higher profile... More >>

From the Print Edition

The Life of a Stolen Phone: For the Smartphone Industry, Theft Is a Part of the Business Model The Life of a Stolen Phone: For the Smartphone Industry, Theft Is a Part of the Business Model

Alex had a gnawing, uneasy feeling when he boarded the last BART train from San Francisco International Airport, on the way home from a business trip in 2012. The station… More >>

Curbside Manner: Police Are Stepping up Efforts to End the Ancient Conflict Between Man and Car Curbside Manner: Police Are Stepping up Efforts to End the Ancient Conflict Between Man and Car

Earlier this month, a police source told SF Weekly, "You have no idea how much pressure is coming down to write traffic citations." Last week, we all found out. The San… More >>

Petty Cash: The Cost of the Feds' Case Against Leland Yee and Shrimp Boy Remains to Be Seen Petty Cash: The Cost of the Feds' Case Against Leland Yee and Shrimp Boy Remains to Be Seen

The voluminous federal complaint underpinning the cases against Sen. Leland Yee, gangster Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, former School Board president Keith Jackson, and more than two dozen others has, ad… More >>

Going Native: A Plant Lovers' War Turns Political Going Native: A Plant Lovers' War Turns Political

A three-minute YouTube video by the local nonprofit group San Francisco Forest Alliance shows how easily an internecine debate between environmentalists can devolve into political mudslinging. "NAP's Nativist Agenda is Taking… More >>

Mardi Grass: Denver's Near-Total Embrace of Marijuana and the Economy Behind It Mardi Grass: Denver's Near-Total Embrace of Marijuana and the Economy Behind It

"I don't get it," my cab driver says, facing the long line of cars on the freeway in front of us. We're a few hours late and a few exits… More >>

Soft Corruption Blues: In San Francisco, Some Wrongs Are Too Big to Make Right Soft Corruption Blues: In San Francisco, Some Wrongs Are Too Big to Make Right

April has been the cruelest month for Velma Louise Jones. The erstwhile Muni driver has been disgorged from her bus and all but dragged to the public stocks; there is… More >>

SF Weekly Letters April 23-29, 2014

Moving Day Employees are likely not villains: The depiction of MuleSoft employees ("We're just here for the wine, and we're going to put you out of business anyhow.") stretches credulity ["Goodnight,… More >>

Snatch: A Stowaway on This Jet Called Life

Discount Travel Another Bay Area resident who's desperate to get to Hawaii actually may have made it to the Aloha State by stowing away in the wheel-well of a plane. A… More >>

The Many Faces of Leland Yee: A Politician's Calculated Rise and Dramatic Fall The Many Faces of Leland Yee: A Politician's Calculated Rise and Dramatic Fall

Within eyeshot of the capitol dome sit buildings filled with warrens of cubicles equipped with phones and little else. Every day, elected representatives amble out of the former structure and… More >>

Trouble Brewing: Beer Aficionados Suffer Through a Legal Hangover Trouble Brewing: Beer Aficionados Suffer Through a Legal Hangover

Drinking and lawmaking seldom mix, and a legislative snafu last year left California homebrewers crying into their beer. A bill meant to clear up legal ambiguity around wine and beer hobbyists… More >>

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