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  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Q&A: Philip Glass on Collaboration, Minimalism, and His Henry Miller Library Benefit Show with Joanna Newsom

    Popular, influential, and cult musicians come through San Francisco every day. But it isn't every day when an event comes along that you know will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and serve a good cause. On Monday, Philip Glass' Days and Nights Festival and local promoter (((folkYEAH!))) presen ... More >>

  • News

    April 18, 2012
  • News

    September 16, 2009

    Time Bomb

    Weather Underground leaders claimed their bombings were devised to avoid bloodshed. But FBI agents suspect the radical '70s group killed an S.F. cop in the name of revolution.

  • News

    May 13, 2009

    Race to Fame

    W. Kamau Bell has built a career on examining the messy intersections of race and class in a supposedly postracial world.

  • Culture

    April 15, 2009
  • News

    January 14, 2009

    Green Scheme

    The city's master plan for cleaner energy is fraught with risk. And, like it or not, you're already signed up.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Will Gay Marriage Have to Wait for Democracy to Catch Up?

    History's Answer: Yes By Peter Jamison Since Californians voted to enshrine discrimination against gay couples in their state constitution on Nov. 4, the varied strains of lamentation from San Francisco's chattering classes have risen to a choral swell. The success of Proposition 8, which banned s ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2008


    By most accounts, David Kessler's four years as UCSF's medical school dean were a rip-roaring success. So why was he fired?

  • Music

    January 9, 2008
  • Film

    December 12, 2007

    Those Were the Days

    Coppola romanticizes his source material in the not entirely terrible Youth Without Youth

  • News

    May 31, 2006

    More Than Zero

    A trio of twenty-something San Franciscans have invented SFZero, a game that bleeds far into reality

  • News

    November 30, 2005


    The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    B.A.D. Girls

    Iva Vendetta, Miss Moxxxie, Ghoulina, and the other Bay Area Derby Girls are into piercings, tattoos, partying, sexual innuendo, and whatever they decide roller derby is going to be

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Merchants of Passion

    A Bay Area company moves the dildo into the national mainstream -- one housewife at a time

  • News

    April 28, 2004

    Beaming in on The Cure

    A new type of radiation therapy, developed by a Bay Area company, shows astonishing promise in fighting cancer

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    A Question of Risk

    Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2003

    Honorary Mexicanidad

    The extraordinary photos of mule-headed artist Mariana Yampolsky

  • News

    February 19, 2003

    Laugh, or We Kill the Lobster

    Ben Westhoff gets inside the odd mix of cerebral and naughty humor that's taken S.F. comedy troupe Killing My Lobster to the edge of national fame

  • News

    January 15, 2003

    Disease Detective

    Deborah Hayden's new book, Pox, pulls the covers off famous people with syphilis. That's right: syphilis.

  • News

    June 20, 2001

    Looking for God at Berkeley

    A provocative theory called "intelligent design" claims evolution is hogwash. But it's not the usual religious zealots leading the latest attack on Darwin. It's scientists and professors at Cal.

  • News

    February 7, 2001

    Full Court Fathers

    They're young, poor, unmarried fathers -- but don't call them deadbeat dads. They want to be part of their kids' lives, and Oakland's Midnight Basketball League is helping them do it.

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    South to the Future

    Conservatives Help Fund Anti-WTO Rally

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    South to the Future

    New Way to Ease New Economy's Inflation Threat: Release Nonviolent Inmates

  • News

    June 17, 1998

    Pulling the Wings Off Flies

    A scientist discovers what makes the insects so agile -- and why NASA should care

  • Calendar

    April 29, 1998
  • Calendar

    February 12, 1997
  • Music

    July 17, 1996
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