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Volume 48 Number 25

Bicycling and equity: Heed the call, expand the movement

Street Fight covers the National Bike Summit and its outreach to women and minorities

Volume 48 Number 25 Flip-through Edition

March 19, 2014
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Last laugh

Comedian Paco Romane bids farewell to his Romane Event — for now

Brunch me

TABLEHOPPING New spots to hop out of bed for, Monday pizza at The Mill, and Off the Grid's TGIF fiesta.

On the Rise: Avalon Emerson

A playful combination of house and techno, preferably listened to on a big club sound system

On the Rise: Major Powers & the Lo-Fi Symphony

"Freddie Mercury and Tom Waits in a cliff-diving competition"

On the Rise: Friction Quartet

Post-classical determination

On the Rise: Rocky Rivera

"Golden Gate gangster of love"

On the Rise: Astronauts, etc.

"Supermelodic pulp/arena pop"

On the Rise: Nu Dekades

"Sometimes the beat has a life of its own"

On the Rise: Tony Molina

Teenage Fanclub-inspired pop from a Bay Area hardcore veteran

On the Rise: Annie Girl & the Flight

"Slow, hypnotic folk and/or loud, trance-inducing art-rock"

On the Rise: CATHEDRALS

"Electronic pop with a healthy dose of R&B and indie rock"

On the Rise: Meklit Hadero

"Jazz, soul, folk, art rock...I walk the road of hyphens"

On the Rise

Spaced-out electro-pop, Ethiopian-influenced jazz, feminist hip-hop, and a string quartet partial to Radiohead: 11 Bay Area artists who will keep you on your toes this year

Smotherly love

The twisted family dynamics of Romanian film 'Child's Pose' -- complete with its very own, original, terrifying monster

Hot dog

Packin' that daytime drinking in. Plus: MK, Marco Carola, Dance Mania, Soul Clap, more parties

Uber adjusts insurance policy in wake of fatal collision

Transportation Network Companies, more commonly known as "rideshares," have operated in legal limbo regarding their insurance since their creation. This came to a head...

Cops on campus

Agreement between SFUSD and SFPD sets guidelines for officers in schools, but without the binding language that reformers sought

Cleaning up poor people

Secretive agenda behind Clean Up The Plaza threatens one of San Francisco's last low-income neighborhoods

Last chance for Marcus Books, part of SF’s black history

OPINIONIt's taken decades, but the Mahattanization of San Francisco is nearly complete: The immigrants, artists, and natives who built the City and gave it...

Feinstein, Pelosi, and NSA/CIA spying

EDITORIAL Two of the most powerful members of Congress — Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Nancy Pelosi — are from San Francisco. They've each...

Democracy for none

Student protesters clash with police at City College as administrators make decisions behind closed doors