John Muir

  • Music

    October 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Local Charity Raises Money for Corlina Godfrey, 10-Year-Old Girl Killed in Weekend Fire

    Catholic Charities is tapping the community to help the victims who were displaced by a large blaze on Treasure Island, including the family of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in the fire. According to press reports, the local nonprofit has already started collecting money to assist the family o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Wing Wings' First-Ever Chicken Wing Eating Contest Tonight

    Wing Wings Chicken Wing Eating Contest When: Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 6 p.m. Where? Lucky 13, 2140 Market Street at Church Wing Wings is known for its fresh, California free-range chicken, homemade sauces, fries and sides. Now, in an effort to raise money for Western Addition Beacon Center, they are brin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Eliot Rose Makes Sense of Cosmic WTFs Tomorrow at Hotel Utah

    Aaron Caley​Due to some great clerical error in the cosmos, this guy is famous and Eliot Rose isn't. Yet. The Oakland-based (via Portland via Romania via New Haven) micro-fi troubadour has been hitting new strides repeatedly since the early aughts, making spellbinding, eloquent songs out of unusua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    The Week in Event Names: A Pop Quiz

    ​A lot of noodle-scratchers in town this week. Can you make heads or tails of them? No. 2 pencils only. Answers after the jump.I. Short answer1. What is the Eleventh Commandment? 2. How does King Midas In Reverse work?3. Who are Mill Valley's Most Honest Men?II. Match the leader with the band4. Ji ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Wiener Dogs on Wheels Fund-Raise in Hayes Valley

    Joe EskenaziOpen your hearts, open your wallets...​As we've written before, San Francisco is a city where a man outfitted in a floral-print dress and pushing a conga drum down the street while sporting a John Muir beard will garner hardly a glance. But a pair of weiner dogs in a Radio Flyer wagon? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Leno: State Harvey Milk Day Entirely in Schwarzenegger's Hands

    Learning about John Muir has hardly made the state's schoolchildren conservationists ... so how could curriculum on Harvey Milk turn them gay?Milk, on the whole, tends to suffer when left out -- but Sen. Mark Leno feels a year of exposure is just what his Milk bill needed. The San Francisco State Se ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 31, 2008
  • Culture

    December 3, 2008

    Pocketbook Environmentalism

    Activist Van Jones shows that being green can appeal to your pocketbook as well as your conscience.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2008

    Attention Locavores: Bay Area Local Food Guide Release Party

    Always wanted to become a locavore but never knew exactly how to start? Well, here's your chance: the 2nd Edition Bay Area Local Food Guide is coming! It lists over one thousand spots in the Bay Area that buy and sell local food -- from restaurants and retailers to farmers markets and caterers. To c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008

    Man Gets Shot and Drives Self to Hospital, Hospital Unimpressed

    The Examiner reported today that Hayes Valley's John Muir Elementary School was on lock down for about twenty minutes yesterday afternoon after school officials heard sounds of gunfire across the street. No students or employees were harmed, but one man was shot on the street. He then got in his car ... More >>

  • Film

    September 26, 2007

    Wide Open Spaces

    Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie and refuses to define his subject

  • News

    September 20, 2006
  • News

    June 28, 2006

    Mean People's Court

    On many fronts, the spiteful are doing harmful things that you should know about

  • News

    April 13, 2005

    The 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Public Relations

    The envelope, please ... and the Pulitzer goes to -- Environmental Defense!

  • News

    March 2, 2005

    Drawn and Quartered

    A few designs for the California quarter that better capture the nature of our splendid state

  • News

    September 22, 2004

    Big Dam Mess

    The Environmental Defense Fund embarks on a national campaign to shame San Francisco into restoring the other great Yosemite valley, Hetch Hetchy. But is shame really a good political strategy?

  • Holiday

    November 20, 2002


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    August 2, 2000

    Current Events

    How development pressure and environmental law may force radical change along the seemingly idyllic but deeply troubled Russian River

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    February 17, 1999

    Surgery Sans Blood

    Jehovah's Witnesses refused transfusions -- and led the way to bloodless surgery

  • News

    August 14, 1996

    One Weird Church

    A tale of faith, hope, and serendipity

  • News

    July 31, 1996

    Cleaning Slates

    Superintendent Bill Rojas is pushing a simple solution for troubled schools: Get rid of everybody.

  • News

    June 19, 1996

    Looking A little Green

    Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience

  • News

    August 23, 1995

    Navel Maneuvers

    If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour

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