• Music

    June 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    ALO: Buddies with Jack Johnson and Old English Teachers

    Jay Blakesberg​The members of Animal Liberation Orchestra, better known as ALO, are more than just friends with Jack Johnson. The local guys are also employees of and musical collaborators with the surfer-songwriter, who co-produced ALO's new Man Of The World and put it out on his Brushfire Record ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Ten Gourmet Hot Dogs That'll Make You Sit Up and Beg

    A dog with ketchup and mustard? Nothing wrong with that, but sometimes you crave a bit more refinement than the classic red hot provides. There's a whole of craving going on these days -- gourmet wieners are poised to become a national (even an international) phenom, and that's just fine with u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    SF Weekly Music Awards Nominee: Uni and her Ukelele

    You don't have to live on Oahu to play a mean ukelele. Uni, who reminds us of a punked-up Rainbow Brite crossed with Marilyn Monroe, burst onto the scene with her breezy vocals in 2004 and has developed quite a fan following since. In 2006, her first album, "My Favorite Letter is U" descended from t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 14, 2005

    Ghost Tree Blooms

    Watch it dump, from a safe place

  • Calendar

    August 3, 2005

    Island Living

    Get a plate lunch in the Presidio

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2005

    The Wheel World

    Ride like a kid again

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Urban Surfer, Urban One

    Damn good surfing, 20 minutes from home. Or less.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • News

    April 27, 2005

    Gang Today, Hair Tomorrow

    The Suey Sing Boys of Oakland were a bunch of low-level Chinese-American thugs. Then 10 of them became high-fashion hairstylists.

  • Music

    January 26, 2005


    Once upon a time, DJ Qbert helped define and deify turntablism. That time is over. So what's next?

  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    Float On

    M83's gorgeous, synthesized soundscapes arrive from a vacation town in the South of France

  • Film

    July 14, 2004

    Wet Kisses

    Riding Giants gushes over the legends of big-wave surfing

  • News

    September 3, 2003

    Bad Vibrations

    Surfers battle enviro-surfers over a proposed jet-ski ban that would protect wildlife -- but threaten big-wave surfing at the legendary break known as Maverick's

  • Dining

    August 1, 2001

    The Mix

    Pacific Brim

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    The 6ths

    Hyacinths and Thistles (Merge)

  • News

    October 14, 1998

    The Selling of a Wave

    Three sports clothing companies are sponsoring contests that encourage surfers to ride the 60-foot waves at Maverick's Point. Someone may be encouraged to death.

  • Calendar

    July 16, 1997
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