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Cash backwards

Ten things San Francisco should fund -- and 10 things it shouldn't -- to create a fair, equitable, and forward-thinking city budget

Politics over policy

Paid Sunday parking meters benefit drivers, businesses, and Muni riders. So why did the plan get killed?

Boom for whom?

Why isn't San Francisco's hot economy creating a budget surplus to address its costly byproducts?

Wrap it up

A look back at the new restaurants, bars, and bites of 2013

After an exciting America’s Cup finish, San Francisco tallies its score

September 26, 2013
When Oracle Team USA completed a stunning comeback yesterday to retain the America’s Cup, winning eight consecutive races, it was indeed a big sporting...

From America’s Flop to America’s Blowout — and we couldn’t be happier

September 13, 2013
New Zealand’s sailing team could win the America’s Cup this weekend after taking a 6-0 lead over the American team sponsored by Oracle and...

The Selector: September 4 – 10, 2013

September 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 4The Zombies When their single "Time of the Season" was released in 1968, the Zombies had already broken up and the album that...

America’s Cup organizers sell small-scale naming rights at Pier 27 to pay their debt to the city

August 16, 2013
The Port Commission has approved a proposal by the America’s Cup Organizing Committee (ACOC) to sell bricks, benches, and other assets at Pier 27...

Hello Sailor

Ahoy! Hoist your freak flag at the PUMA Yard, 'Cubic Lust,' Dick Slap, Skratchpad, Metro Area, Danny Krivit, more parties this week 

Milo grows up

The Descendents' Milo Aukerman on dead rock stars, caffeine addiction, and biochemistry

The Selector: July 24 – 31, 2013

July 23, 2013
Kawaii = cute.WEDNESDAY 7/24 Improvising Touch Contact improvisation as a branch of postmodern dance has few adherents like Karl Frost, who's pursued contact improv's investigation...

Kiwis score points as Oracle regroups

After a week of one-boat "races," an argument over rules, and an angry sponsor making waves in international media, it would be easy to...

Kiwis win first real America’s Cup race as Oracle adapts to rejected rule change

After a week of one-boat “races,” an argument over rules, and an angry sponsor making waves in international media, it would be easy to...

Dailies miss the backstory on the America’s Cup ruling

Yesterday’s ruling against a last minute rule change in the America’s Cup was duly reported in today’s Chronicle and Examiner. But as with much...

More ill winds

America's Cup -- or America's flop?

Is Larry Ellison cheating?

If you’re wondering why the hell there was only one boat was out there “racing” in the first match of the America’s Cup on...

New Zealand’s Cup

America's Cup, seen by many here as a billionaire's boat race, looks very different Down Under, with its culture of sailing and maritime innovation

Desperate for support, 8 Washington developers run ads proclaiming: “Stop the 1%”

June 25, 2013
With a July 8 deadline fast approaching, the developers behind the 8 Washington project are taking steps to ensure their measure to approve one...

Music Listings

June 19, 2013
Music listings are compiled by Emily Savage. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website...

Guardian Intelligence

Virgil's Sea Room, queer education in schools, Ron Lanza memorial, Sean Parker's nuptials ... what you need to know this week

Go, New Zealand

June 5, 2013
Imagine if Larry Ellison lost the America's Cup.Imagine if the third-richest American -- the guy who made the race so expensive that only billionaires...

What we do is secret

New albums from locals: the Mantles, Rogue Wave, Shannon and the Clams. Plus, what's with this America's Cup Concert Series?

So many summertime festivals

Small town salsa, enviro-docs, artisan Jello shots, fun punk: warm weather celebrations abound in 2013. Here's our list

The Chron discovers the lack of waterfront planning

May 13, 2013
So the Chronicle's John King (who's generally not a bad architecture critic and really seems to understand city planning) finally discovered something that some...