PG&E "Green Option" expected to cost far less than tentative CleanPowerSF ratesIn the current edition of SF Weekly, we explore the long-term goal of CleanPowerSF to provide San Francisco with "a local build-out which would supply the city with vast quantities of renewable power, energy independe ... More >>
King Most, Freddy, Marky SFNY was a concept born from the desire to throw a fantastic birthday party for a couple of San Francisco transplants living in New York City. Wanting to create a brand that would transcend the limitations of calendar or venue and allow them to create a long-running s ... More >>
Stephanie N./YelpToday's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.1. The big piece of gossip today, which originated on a blog called DealReporter, is that Peet's is in talks to sell itself to Starbucks. Since I've just receiv ... More >>
Elena, step up to the plate and tell us how you really feel...Frankly, I don't care if Elena Kagan never looks at her own vagina let alone anyone else's. But I do care about how LGBT matters are discussed, because that narrative reveals an awful lot about how inept, ignorant, bigoted, fearful ... More >>
Meet the talented Bay Area artists competing for our $2,500 grants.
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They pile up their stuff to the point of fire danger and rat infestation. A task force is taking on this nearly insurmountable problem.
Iso Rabins' foraged food is the toast of San Francisco's gourmet set. Health inspectors and environmentalists aren't so thrilled.
With the help of foreign consulates, Western Union poses as a quasi-governmental banking service and rakes in millions from immigrants
Figuring out Built to Spill's place in the world, and maybe mine, too
These Arms Are Snakes transforms smart, pummeling rock into a near-death experience.
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Santa Rosa's charismatic Catholic bishop got busted shaking down a priest for sex. But he had friends in high places -- and they served him well.
How an S.F. theater troupe helped turn a reclusive novelist into a full-fledged playwright
The 72-year-old San Francisco College of Mortuary Science -- perhaps the country's premier institution of funeral service education -- has its last graduation and moves (gulp) into the great beyond
Singer/songwriter Sonny Smith has a lot to say about the odd twists of life -- and an interesting way to say it
Morton's of Chicago
Two new collections from Berkeleyites Malvina Reynolds and Harry Smith argue for folk's historical authenticity. Whatever that is.
In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.
Temporarily in Los Angeles working on a movie, Red House Painters' Mark Kozelek still doesn't know when his next record's coming out
Dr. John Parkinson, a civic and religious leader in the perfectly suburban town of Fairfield, told women they needed pelvic exams. Long exams. Several times a week. For years. And they believed him.
A tale of faith, hope, and serendipity
The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?