In what seemed inevitable based on the eviction notice SFPD served the occupiers of the former Hayes Valley Farm last week, last night around 2 a.m. San Francisco police raided the farm and arrested seven occupiers. According to witnesses, SFPD used a cherrypicker to remove occupiers sleeping in tre ... More >>
By NATHAN CARSON Cymbal-making was in Bob "RZ" Zildjian's blood. As the first generation of his family to be born on American soil, he helped shepherd in a new era of Western prosperity for the 350-year-old family brand. And when tradition got in the way of his career and aims for Zildjian, he ceme ... More >>
Machka opened July 16 and has helped to fill a void for comfortable-yet-refined Turkish food in the city, a cuisine and ambience only really captured and served by Tuba restaurant in the Mission. Jocelyn Bulow, proprietor of restaurants including Chez Maman and Chez Papa Bistrot, serves as a consul ... More >>
susolarcar /flickrBarely 3-feet tall and plastered with shiny panels, Xenith looks more like a spaceship for miniature aliens than a car. But the tiny vehicle is the pride and joy of the Stanford Solar Car Project, and will carry the group 2,000 miles across the Australian outback from Darwin to ... More >>
Quick! Run to the computer! "Amazinggggg" (yes, that's five G's) is how one man described a recent sexual encounter in San Francisco. "It was freaking great!!!!!!" another man wrote about his Feb. 19 outdoor rendezvous with his male partner. Both used the Web site IJustMadeLove.com to broadcast t ... More >>
Storylines and cultures crash in this German/Turkish import — and isn't it arty?
The festival offers lots to choose from in its second week. A guide to the good, the bad, and the so-so.
Musical about one of S.F.'s oddest characters is a curiously staid affair
Repertory Film Listings
Intimate Turkish drama chronicles a rocky relationship
Crossing the Bridge explores music where East meets West
Global fusion takes club music to outernational heights
The sweet deal a local medical firm got from the Justice Department shows how soft the Bush administration really is on corporate crime
Life after Party of Five, training for Latin American military officers, and the "Godfather of Gore"
Like Law & Order, our column is ripped from the headlines
Atom Egoyan gets personal with the Armenian genocide in Ararat
The forgotten sounds of Ladino, a sort of Spanish equivalent of Yiddish, are showcased in a new "dance theater" production
How to handle someone who's invading your personal space
Zen Guerrilla's Marcus Durant wants to save your soul -- for rock 'n' roll
More About Moors; No Man's Land; Bleak House; Biting Commentary
From Iran, a heartbreaker about a child and his family
Sony, Electronic Arts sue, alleging Bay Area residents were part of international video game piracy ring
From closet cases to party monsters: A critical guide to the 22nd International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Beast on the Moon is a novel struggling to be a play