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Volume 48 Number 32

Carmageddon cometh

San Francisco needs to radically rethink its transportation system to avoid gridlock

Photo Gallery: Street Style

Photographer Laura B. Childs scours streets for fierce, fun street style. 

Tech in Transit

Will the gadget-obsessed disruptions of the future abandon the congested streets of San Francisco?

Volume 48 Number 32 Flip-through Edition

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Out of focus

THE WEEKNIGHTER Diving down into cheap drink bliss at Mission Bar

Dress with less

Peter Brook's spare but resonant 'The Suit' takes its Bay Area bow

Open sesame

Spring is giving us more than daffodils with all kinds of new openings, from barbecue to bacon to oysters to octopus.

The shaman, the oracle, and the engineer

Sleep Genius bands are pushing boundaries — and proving the Bay Area underground is alive and well

A musician grows on Market Street

San Francisco's wunderkind "Trumpet Kid" on the musical education he's gained from playing in the city streets

Needs salt

'Tasting Menu' is a bland addition to the foodie-movie trend

Skin deep

Costume drama Belle takes on race and class in 18th century England


Hector Romero pays tribute to Frankie Knuckles Sat/10.

Take to the sky

Smuin Ballet marks 20 years with its XXCENTRICS Spring Dance Series

Political power play unseats SF Police Commissioner

Police Commissioner Angela Chan fought the federal government as they unjustly tried to deport undocumented San Franciscans who were guilty of no crimes, and...

Chiu for Assembly

OPINIONSan Francisco is at a crossroads. While some residents benefit from prosperity, an affordable housing crisis coupled with income inequality make this a time...

Watching the police

Civilian oversight system underfunded and prone to political pressures

Politics trumps police oversight

EDITORIALA proven advocate for the public interest was removed from the San Francisco Police Commission last week. Not only was this a missed opportunity...

Waiting for transit

People with disabilities find it increasingly difficult to catch a train, bus, or taxi in the Bay Area

Cycling to City Hall

Bike to Work Day's 20th anniversary shows how far we've come, but funding shortfalls show how far we have to go to create safe streets