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Volume 48 Number 15

Volume 48 Number 15 Flip-through Edition

January 8, 2014
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Wrap it up

A look back at the new restaurants, bars, and bites of 2013

Down at the Rickshaw

One of our favorite independent music venues celebrates 10 years of rockin' -- with a week of great shows

Divining the entrails

New Last Gasp releases explore the unsettling art of Laurie Lipton and Elizabeth McGrath

Local heroes

Image Expo unleashes 'Walking Dead' secrets, intergalactic mysteries, and more comic-tastic delights

A tale of two

Actor-director Ralph Fiennes brings Dickens' love life into focus

Super Tramp

SF Silent Film Fest marks an icon's 100th anniversary

Beathoven

A roiling symphony of nightlife: Mason Bates, Leslie and the Ly's, Mr. Ties, Ambivalent, DJ Deeon, more parties 

Rise of the machines

CAREERS AND ED: From flipping burgers to making sexy, robots are catching up

Google’s androids

CAREERS AND ED: Tech giant gobbles up local robotics companies

Build a bot

CAREERS AND ED: Oakland's Robotics for Fun helps you make cute things come alive

Bits and bots

CAREERS AND ED: Robotics advances — and opportunities — in the Bay Area

Ignore less

20 great educational opportunities in 2014

Fire displaces Olague

A fire broke out on Christmas night at the home of Christina Olague, a former San Francisco supervisor, and fatally injured her housemate and...

Injunction blocks City College closure

City College of San Francisco is safe from closure, for now. A ruling from San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow issued Jan. 2...

BART approves contract, union threatens electoral challenges

The BART Board of Directors approved a modified contract with its two biggest labor unions on Jan. 2, an action that received faint praise...

Preserve existing rental housing

San Francisco's housing affordability crisis has become the main threat to the livability of the city for hundreds of thousands of residents. One glimmer...

A Modern tragedy

Important progressive bookstore and gathering place facing closure

Start the mayor’s race now

EDITORIALWe hope you enjoyed last week's cover package, "The Rise of Candidate X," a parable about politics and the media in San Francisco. While...

Reformer removed

Environmental health director led progressive programs, resigned after mysterious investigation