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Events listings: Oct 8-14

October 8, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8Mylene Fernández-Pintado City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus, SF; www.citylights.com. 7pm, free. The Cuban novelist reads from A Corner of the World."Making History by...

Guardian Intelligence

HOT AND STICKY HARDLY STRICTLYIf you were among the estimated 750,000 people who poured into Golden Gate Park this past weekend for Hardly Strictly...

Pedaling and feasting

MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 From whole cracked crabs to lamb burritos: eating my way through coastal California bike tours

Money for Muni

Learning the A, B, and Ls of this fall's transportation ballot measures

Supervisor Mar calls for more bike access on Muni

With racks that can hold only two bikes on the front of most Muni buses, and no bike access on Muni's light rail fleet,...

Grassroots campaigns work to counter the influence of big donors

September 16, 2014
Big money is pouring into a few campaign committees for the fall election, with Big Soda targeting the soda tax, Realtors gunning for the...

Events: September 10 – 16, 2014

September 9, 2014
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SF-style cycletracks may spread throughout California under approved legislation

August 29, 2014
San Francisco-style cycletracks — bike lanes physically separated from automobile traffic — could proliferate in cities throughout California under a bill approved today ...

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Burning Man jumps the shark

How a high-minded countercultural experiment ended up on everyone's bucket list

Shahum leaving SF Bike Coalition to study Vision Zero

August 12, 2014
San Francisco cyclists are losing a key advocate — but this and other US cities may next year gain a knowledgable new leader for...

The school principal who raps

August 11, 2014
Picture your former principal in a rap video. Oh, mama. It hurts, psychologically and emotionally, doesn't it? That's because, following the guidelines set by...

Events: July 23 – 29, 2014

July 22, 2014
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Motorists fight back

Ballot measure seeks to prioritize cars and undermine SF's "transit-first" policy

Guardian Intelligence: July 16 – 22

July 15, 2014
HIGH ON KAWAIIThe J-POP Summit returns to Japantown Sat/19-Sun/20, unleashing a riot of Japanese pop culture. We're talking a fashion competition sponsored by frill...

Motorists fight back in “transit-first” San Francisco

Believing that they’re somehow discriminated against on the streets of San Francisco, a new political coalition of motorists, conservatives, and neighborhood NIMBYs yesterday ...

Is the SF District Attorney’s Office biased against cyclists?

There’s been much discussion over the last year about whether police and prosecutors in San Francisco are biased against bicyclists. And while...

Guardian Intelligence: June 18 – 24, 2014

June 17, 2014
GET SMOKEYThe 77th season of the always free, always packed Stern Grove Festival kicks off this Sunday, June 22 with an afternoon of hits...

Transportation funding faces key test after Mayor Lee flips on VLF increase UPDATED

Facing a deadline of tomorrow’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting to introduce measures for the November ballot, advocates for addressing the...

New historical hipster photos showcase big-wheeled bikes from San Francisco to Oakland circa 1880

Hipsters and bikes are as close as Instagram posts of five dollar cups of organic, free trade, Japanese drip coffee. Historical photos recently posted...

Bay Guardian Community Forum! Bikes, buses, and budgets: How to create the transportation system San Franciscans need

Join the San Francisco Bay Guardian as we explore the current swirl of challenges and initiatives that will determine how people get around San...

San Franciscans join international Ride of Silence to honor fallen cyclists

Nearly 100 San Francisco bicyclists joined thousands of pedal-powered citizens from more than 300 cities around the world yesterday evening for...

Memorial concert follows DA’s decision not to charge driver who killed cyclist

In the wake of yesterday’s decision by the District Attorney’s Office not to bring criminal charges against the driver who killed 24-year-old Amélie Le...

Bike sting on BTWD

City officials and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition hailed the May 8 Bike to Work Day as a success, with the official SFMTA count...