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Volume 48 Number 40

July 2 – 8, 2014

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The warm-up

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Fanning hometown flames at Fireside Bar

Making waves

San Francisco Mime Troupe's 'Ripple Effect' takes on the Bay Area's roiling class divide

Belly rub

TABLEHOPPING: Burgers for your belly from Big Chef Tom, Chubby Noodle #2, and a bunch of great brunches

The resurrection of Ronnie Spector

At 70, the original bad girl of rock 'n' roll is having the time of her life

Burger Boogaloo Breakdown

Our picks for the best of the rest

It’s alive!

The Vortex Room keeps on keepin' on — for now — with the weirdest flicks you'll see all summer

Key of twee

'Once' filmmaker returns with lightweight music-biz fantasy 'Begin Again'


Arianne MacBean's dance-theater Big Show Co. scrutinizes the creative process

Google Bus sewers

Bulky shuttles belong on car-centric corridors, not neighborhood streets

Solving the housing crisis takes all San Franciscans, even big tech

 By Joseph Tobener  OPINION This week, San Franciscans learned that they will not be able to rely on Sacramento to fix the housing crisis....

Pumping up awareness

Campaign to put climate change warnings at gas stations gains traction in Berkeley and San Francisco

Don’t weaken protections against chain stores

EDITORIAL As we reported two weeks ago ("Breaking the chains," June 17), the San Francisco Planning Commission will soon consider rival measures to modify...

It’s a trap

City College's accreditors offer the school a way out, but their past actions raise doubts whether they can be trusted

Painting with more colors

Study finds city arts funding disproportionately goes to arts created by and attended by white people