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WTF of the week

September 7, 2006
So I was stumbling to work today when a horrible sight stopped me dead in my tracks, made me drop my purse, and burst...

Summertime snow

September 5, 2006
By Kimberly Chun It's trippy but true: if you feel nostalgic for snow in the middle - or well, the tail end - of summer,...

Bailed Wolf worries proposed federal reporter’s shield laws won’t protect independent press

September 1, 2006
By Sarah Phelan Like a mole emerging from a hole, bespectacled freelance journalist Josh Wolf squinted into the September sunlight, as he stood on the...

Small Town Living

September 1, 2006
by Amanda Witherell I just returned from ten days on an idyllic island in downeast Maine. For the seaside hamlet from whence I hail, it's...

1000 years of fuck

August 28, 2006
By Tim Redmond You learn something new every day. I just learned from the Philadelphia Inquirer that fuck has been in the English language for...

The fools running the hotels

August 28, 2006
By Tim Redmond Interesting analysis in BeyondChron on the impact of a hotel strike. I think Randy Shaw has it right: The union is ready...

When the assholes take over

August 28, 2006
By Tim Redmond What happens when the people who run the SF Weekly take over a paper in Seattle? It's not pretty. No more endorsements,...

RIP Leather Tongue

August 27, 2006
You will be missed.

Pandora boxing

August 21, 2006
OK OK yes I should be getting back to work, but hey -- I'm the clubs columnist, it's my job to be braindead on...

Why WiFi?

August 15, 2006
By Steven T. Jones Mayor Gavin Newsom and his administration are so intent on following through with their promise to deliver free wireless Internet to...

The best things in life aren’t free

August 9, 2006
By Cheryl Eddy Maxing out my inbox's credit line today: a press release heralding the Westfield San Francisco Centre's September 28 grand opening. The $460...

Accordion to our party sources ….

August 3, 2006
The pics from last night's debaucherous Best of the Bay party are just beginning to flow in and be edited by our censors, but...

Halloween Not a Friendly Ghost

August 3, 2006
by Amanda Witherell amanda@sfbg.com At the Guardian's Best of the Bay party last night, we caught up with city officials fresh from a meeting on what...

A true radical thinker dies at 85

July 31, 2006
By Tim Redmond t's hard for me to imagine talking about leftist political theory in the early 1980s without the works of Murray Bookchin. His...

This is chilling

July 31, 2006
By Tim Redmond Check this out, which I first saw on Daily Kos. Watch all the way through to the end; it's only a couple...

SF’s real sister city

July 26, 2006
By Scribe Like most of the roughly 16,000 San Franciscans who attend Burning Man, I had a hard time focusing on work this morning because...

Dufty wants to cancel Halloween

July 26, 2006
By Tim Redmond Yeah, it's true: Sup. Bevan Dufty wants to cancel the official Halloween celebration in the Castro. Of course, nobody -- not even a...

$349 health care and $10 beers

July 25, 2006
My love for baseball dates all the way back to childhood, when my dad used to let me stay up past the seventh to...

Habitat Potential

July 25, 2006
The biggest deterrent for the east-west migratory subset of species homo sapiens is a lack of niche habitat in San Francisco. While a unique...

Why land trusts work

July 25, 2006
By Tim Redmond We've been watching the community land trust concept for years, and I've personally pushed this as a major solution to the...

So I’m not the only crackpot …

July 25, 2006
By Tim Redmond ... who thinks that this latest heat wave means global warming is here.

More mess at New Times

July 24, 2006
By Tim Redmond Catch the Seattle Times story on the ongoing meltdown at the Seattle Weeklyl. Another sign that Mike Lacey and New Times (now...

Blackouts

July 24, 2006
By Tim Redmond We knew this was coming, but the California authorities just announced that there may be rolling blackouts today as the searing heat...

Local blog roundup

July 24, 2006
By Tim Redmond Not a lot hot on this steaming day. A few choice bits: Randy Shaw hates Aidin Vaziri. Robert Haaland points out that Jake...