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  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Live Review: The National Converts to Arena Mode at Bill Graham Civic

    Matt SmithThe National at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday night. ​ The National Local Natives Wye Oak Dec. 3, 2011 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Better than: Seeing any other American rock band. "Anyone got extras? [To his partner] Hey, whatcha got?" "Just a hard dick and some bub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Thoughts on a Night with Liz Phair, Stephan Jenkins, the Velvet Underground, and Practically Every Musician in the Mission

    Stephan Jenkins performing "European Son" with members of Os Beaches and the Blank Tapes​Stephan Jenkins, frontman of Third Eye Blind, is tall. This I realized last night, as I was standing next to the man inside Coda Jazz Supper Club on Mission Street, stumbling for words to introduce him to ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2010

    Asylum Denied

    Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.

  • News

    August 27, 2008

    Going for Gold

    Academy of Art’s new sports program is about spirit, marketing — and the chance to break even more rules.

  • News

    April 4, 2007

    The Daily Poop

    When Chron bloggers attack! TV columnist Tim Goodman takes on C.W. Nevius on his blog.

  • News

    October 4, 2006


    Half of U.S. Attorney Kevin Ryan's lawyers have quit. But as he remains bunkered against criticism, who's minding the shop?

  • News

    May 10, 2006
  • News

    April 12, 2006

    KRON's Last Gasp

    How a once-proud San Francisco television station became ground zero in the nation's most controversial experiment in local TV news.

  • News

    February 8, 2006

    Is Anybody Watching?

    In its struggle for cable eyeballs, Al Gore's S.F.-based Current TV is off to a rocky start

  • Culture

    March 14, 2001

    Up the Academy

    The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment

  • Culture

    January 17, 2001

    Fade to Black

    Viewers for Quality Television disbands, because there is none left

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