If you missed San Francisco's gun buy back last month, here's another opportunity for you to quit your firearms.
Marin is hosting its own gun buy-back event, extending the invitation to residents in San Francisco, Contra Costa, and Sonoma counties. So cancel your plans to hit the shooting range on ... More >>
Michigan residents aren't the only people who don't like unions. Apparently, Walmart worker don't either.
Some Walmart workers have created their own group, called Associates Who Love Walmart, to proclaim their love of the discount superstore. They say their aim is to combat union-backed groups li ... More >>
A few months ago, we updated you on the progress of construction over at 205 Franklin Street -- the fancy new headquarters of SF Jazz -- which is set to open on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Jan., 21, 2013.
Today, the nonprofit announced the lineup for artists that will performing at the very fir ... More >>
Members of the African-American community already had big plans to hold its "Occupy Dream" rally today to recognize the April 4, 1968, assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. But sadly, the group has yet another more reason to draw attention to their cause: The recent string of gun violence among Sa ... More >>
Me and my socio-political stand-up comedy crew, Laughter Against The Machine, just finished our first national tour. Collectively we went to six Occupations, in New Orleans, Portland, New York, D.C., and San Francisco. And I would like to make a request of you. Stop talking shit about the Occupy Wal ... More >>
FramboisePunk Domestics & BCF Food Preservation Swap
Where: Blue Chair Fruit Kitchen, 4629 Martin Luther King, Jr (at 47th St), Oakland; (510) 654-BLUE
When: Fri., July 15, 6-8 p.m.
The rundown: On Friday, our very own Sean Timberlake (if he allows us to assert ownership) is st ... More >>
Janky Barge DJ Collective Knows How to Have a Good Time.Cheese Lover's Nightlife
Where: California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse (at Martin Luther King Jr., in Golden Gate Park), 379-8000
When: Thurs., May 26, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $12 ($10 for members)
The rundown: The California Ac ... More >>
Edible SchoolyardThe Edible Schoolyard's Adorable Sign.Edible Schoolyard's Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose (at Grant), Berkeley, 510-558-1335
When: Sat., May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Prices vary for individual items
The rundown: There' ... More >>
The Showdown is just a few doors down from Market Street, and has seemingly changed hands more times than a perfidious poker player. It was the Arrow Bar for a long time, then it was the Matador. The new ownership has chosen a name that belies some sort of ultimatum: "I'll see you at high noon, O ... More >>
Rat Poison Is Not Good For YouA group of San Francisco middle school students ate a tablet of rat poison that they found on a filing cabinet inside a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.Mindy Talmadge, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Fire Department, said the incident happened a ... More >>
Does professing your support for a cause online do any good? Or does it just make you feel like you accomplished something and keep you from actually doing anything in the analog world to realize the change you profess to want?~PhilanthropuhleezWell, Macolm Sadwell, aren't we glass-half-empty tod ... More >>
Turns out San Franciscans just love sand! Money found is sweeter than money earned. True that -- people love to be given things. And yet, last month, when the city offered to give away up to 300 pounds worth of sandbags to any San Franciscan worried about flooding, hardly anyone responded. Only 1 ... More >>
Peaceful demonstrators shut down the intersection of Van Ness and Grove"Ordinarily, a person leaving a courtroom with a conviction behind him would wear a somber face," Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1956. "But I left with a smile. I knew that I was a convicted criminal, but I was proud of my crime. ... More >>
Those of us lucky enough to still have gainful employment as the George W. Bush years stumble to their ignominious thud will be clocking in tomorrow around the time President-elect Barack Obama knocks the "elect" off his title.A rollicking article in the current New Yorker notes that while president ... More >>