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Volume 48 Number 20

Volume 48 Number 20 Flip-through Edition

February 12, 2014
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A feast for the nonsenses

Cutting Ball Theater's Ubu Roi frolics in kitchen sink surrealism

Going back to Cali

TABLEHOPPING Stoner comfort food, dishes from Guam, chorizo burgers, and piroshki — just another day in SF.

Pixies 2.0

The alt-rock forefathers forge ahead with new material — and without Kim Deal

A very Indy decade

Plus: The West Coast re-emergence of Aa, local label love at the B.A.R.F.

Full steam ahead

Anchor deepens its SF roots with proposed new facility

Masterpiece theater

In 'Tim's Vermeer,' an inventor re-creates a priceless artwork using paint — and technology

England made him

A Michael York tribute highlights this year's Mostly British Film Festival

The layout

A primo party plan: The Goldies, Slow Hands, Gilles Peterson, Disco Daddy, Carl Craig, Kevin Saunderson, and many more

Charting the flow

Aszure Barton and Hilary Palanza showcase the power of unpredictability

Cultural disconnect

Black entrepreneurs have a harder time gaining traction in Silicon Valley

Staying power

San Francisco tenants' movement rises up and sets the agenda

Sugar fix

A resolution to place a sugary beverage tax on the November ballot was introduced at the Feb. 4 Board of Supervisors meeting.The two-cents-per-ounce tax...

Students suffer from ‘invisible suspensions’

At the Board of Education meeting on Feb. 4, students rallied against suspensions they see as unfair. Advocates negotiated rule changes. San Francisco Unified...

Fight for higher minimum wage resumes

An event at the San Francisco Women's Building on Feb. 6 marked the 10-year anniversary of San Francisco's minimum wage ordinance, passed by voters...

Granny slap

San Francisco landlords targeted for elder abuse

Farewell to an ally and union brother

Pete Seeger played a critical role for labor and all working people. As a labor troubadour, he traveled the world singing out for labor....

No parking

Park Closure Law sparks fear among homeless groups, but no big crackdown yet

Higher wages and tenants’ rights, for the win

As we document in this week's cover story, a citywide coalition has sprung up to fight for tenants' rights in the face of mounting...