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Prop. L puts cars over people

September 30, 2014
By Fran Taylor OPINION Just as climate change most affects people who contributed little or nothing to causing it, pollution and injury from traffic...

Democracy is stalled

September 30, 2014

Corporate cash flows in this election while federal campaign finance reform flounders

Project Censored 2014

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Rep Clock: Oct 1-6, 2014

September 30, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/1-Tue/7 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Rep Clock : Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/24-Tue/30 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features marked with a •. All times pm unless...

Changing the climate in SF

EDITORIAL As hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City and other cities around the world for a Global Climate...

Flooding the streets

Climate movement's big day raises hopes and questions

Alerts: Sept 17-23, 2014

September 17, 2014
 Leather and Feathers: AIDS Emergency Fund's Annual Gala Temple Nightclub, 540 Howard, SF. 7pm, $125. For the second year, the San Francisco AIDS Emergency...

How Big Oil is using front groups to attack global warming regulations

September 4, 2014
With California’s landmark measure addressing climate change, Assembly Bill 32, scheduled to begin covering automobile fleets and other transportation sources at the end of...

Film Listings: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: August 20 – 26, 2014

August 19, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

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...

Innocent bay stander

Join Sarah Cameron Sunde in a 'durational performance with the sea'

Film Listings: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Alerts: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY 13 Expert forum on California drought The Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market, SF. tinyurl.com/cwcwed13. 6pm, $20 for non-members, $12 for members, $7 for...

Tornadoes vs. turtles: this week’s new movies

Will ninja turtles or killer tornadoes reign supreme in this week's battle of the CG-heavy box office? Read on for our reviews of new...

SF and UC systems dragging their feet on fossil fuel divestment

July 22, 2014
The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System and University of California Board of Regents -- two local entities targeted by campaigns urging them to divest...

Treading water

In the midst of a severe drought, the Soundwave art and music biennial encourages reflection on our most precious natural resource

It’s alive!

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

Pumping up awareness

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

Here’s an intriguing idea for Piers 30-32

June 23, 2014
Earlier this year, the Golden State Warriors abandoned its bid to construct a basketball arena and performance venue at Piers 30-32 along San Francisco’s...

Chevron refinery expansion permitted before environmental review, lawsuit charges

Communities for a Better Environment, known for its watchdog efforts around Chevron's Richmond oil refinery, has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air...

Good green: Lessons from the 4th annual SF Green Film Festival

I can count on my two hands the days it’s rained in San Francisco this year. You’d have to be living in a cave...