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Thousands of bees murdered at Hayes Valley Farm

Very sad news about a massive honey bee crime at Hayes Valley Farm: apparently, sometime between the late afternoons of July 19 and July 20, someone sprayed pesticide into two San Francisco Bee-Cause (SFBC)...

Farewell, Guardian’s SF blog

"In Japan neglected or abandoned blogs are called ishikoro, pebbles," blog expert Sarah Boxer tells us -- and it's time for us to cast a pebble into the humongous Web quarry, as we at...

Bomb(ers) away: Roller Derby 2.0

By G. Martinez Cabrera I can see the Kezar Pavilion from my bedroom window. It isn’t a very attractive building. Its Spanish red tiles, chipped peach paint, and round arched entranceway make it...

Fashion Hause: Liberals like fashion too

Style intern Chloe Schildhause talks trends and togs. Check out her last installment here. Politics and fashion may seem like polar opposites, but much like lox and bagels, they actually go together quite nicely. To...

Fashion Hause: Green is (sometimes) good

Style intern Chloe Schildhause talks trends and togs. Check out her last installment here. Though the green fashion trend has been growing in recent years, it really seemed to take off last summer, with brands...

Get yer bike on: Gas-Free Fridays start tomorrow

By Amanda Witherell I've become a happier person since I sold my Jetta and started traveling almost exclusively by bicycle. Every time I've driven a car in San Francisco the experience has left me frustrated,...

Touching procession honors slain bicyclist

Story and photos by Kristin A. Smith Some came on fixed gears with spotless rims, others on basement bikes with balding tires. Some were clad in safety orange, others in business suits. They came from...

Fashion Hause: Kittinhawk frickin’ rocks

Style intern Chloe Schildhause talks trends and togs. Check out her last installment here. A glorious headdress adorned with hand-painted leather sourced from a vintage leather jacket and shaped into a flower with white netting...

More Street Threads: What are you wearing?

Street fashion photog Ariel Soto hits us with a fllow-up to her last Street Threads feature, highlighting fierceness on the concrete catwalk. Dani, Haight and Clayton Shannon, Haight and Clayton Allison and Jess, 19th St. and...

Fashion-spiration

Fashion Hause: Guardian style intern Chloe Schildhause talks trends and togs. A shopping experience should be a symphony of contradictions. It should take your breath away and make you hyperventilate with excitement. It should make...

The three-minute romance

By G. Martinez Cabrera I had heard that there were free swing dance lessons given in Golden Gate Park every Sunday from 11am to 2pm, and being a lover of all things quirky, I thought...

Iron crotches, wonder dogs, and Qi

By G. Martinez Cabrera Until last weekend, I didn’t know much about Qi Gong, the foundation of Chinese Medicine. But as I entered the Golden Gateway Holiday Inn last weekend, when more than 600 international...

Street Threads: What the heck are you wearing?

By Ariel Soto Maya, Haight and Ashbury Is anyone else addicted to the Sartorialist? The photographer of that blog goes around New York and Europe capturing the young and beautiful as they strut their stylish threads...

SPORTS: Make Martz the head coach

By A.J. Hayes As temping as it was to run down the middle of Geneva Ave. shrieking “Forty Fuckin’ Niners” after San Francisco’s 31-13 blowout of Detroit on Sunday, let’s remember that the 2007 49ers...

A message from Angels?

By Jeremy Spitz If I were Christopher Ablett -- who police say shot Frisco Hells Angels head Mark “Papa” Guardado on Sept. 2 in the Mission District -- I would seriously consider turning myself in...

A walk in the PARK

Think metered parking spaces can only be used for cars? Think again. The forward-thinking, public space-obsessed art collective REBAR has been exploiting a legal loophole that allows just about any use of those...

Covering a Hells Angels funeral

Story and photos by Jeremy Spitz It was a hazy morning in Daly City, but the thunder did not come from the sky. The ground literally shook as an estimated 1,500 leather-clad bikers honored the...

Sports: A San Francisco Yankee’s tribute to the old house

By A.J. Hayes Every team needs a second-string catcher, and from 1948-56, San Francisco native and current Peninsula resident Charlie Silvera was owner of the plumb back-up backstop job in baseball, caddying for Yogi...

Hotel Biron’s grape ace: Meet Chris Fuqua

Intrepid reporter Justin Juul hits the streets each week for our Meet Your Neighbors series, interviewing the Bay Area folks you'd like to know most. Most wine bars suck. They’re stuffy, over priced, and full...

Cepeda statue hits a grand slam

By A.J. Hayes While some fans and media members quietly grumbled about the non-slugging stance William Behrends chose for his statue depicting the legendary Orlando Cepeda, I think these nascent art...

Pics: 18th Annual Autumn Moon Festival lights up Chinatown

By Ariel Soto There is no such thing as a lull on Grant Avenue in San Francisco's Chinatown, but this past weekend things were especially active and colorful in observance of the Autumn Moon Festival,...

English only, LPGA and the Giants

By A. J. Hayes Anyone who’s ever killed a Sunday afternoon by watching golf – personally, you would have to kill me first - or has taken out his or her frustrations out on the...

No more bush: Meet Lonni’s Punani

Intrepid reporter Justin Juul hits the streets each week for our Meet Your Neighbors series, interviewing the Bay Area folks you'd like to know most. Lonni Kutzen is the owner/operator of Lonni’s Punani, a hair...

Guardian Eye: Arab Cultural Fest brings out community

Photo and text by Ariel Soto The hip yet traditional beats of MC Rai filled the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park for the 14th Annual Arab Cultural Festival on Sunday, August...