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Anatomy lessons

Bogart never says "Play it again, Sam" in Casablanca, and most noirs don't feature slinky jazz scores, but the misconceptions persist. In the case...

Hunters Point plan: Wait for an audit

EDITORIAL The redevelopment plan for Hunters Point was heading for almost certain approval at press time, in part for a pretty dumb reason: It...

Moore than words

The Moore Brothers tap a deadly goth angst

A dose of reality on immigration

EDITORIAL The massive immigrant rallies, marches, and work boycotts on May 1 may have been an inconvenience to some, and the sight of tens...

Deeper into sushi

› paulr@sfbg.comOpera Plaza doesn't look like restaurant heaven, and, for the most part, it isn't. The development's long-running success story is Max's Opera Café,...

A strong small-business agenda

EDITORIAL You read the academic journals these days, or peruse economic-development Web sites, and everyone seems to be talking about sustainable urban economics. It's...

Pombo on the issues

To say that Richard Pombo is an environmental skeptic is putting it mildly. When asked if Pombo accepted the worldwide scientific consensus that global...

Pombo on the issues

To say that Richard Pombo is an environmental skeptic is putting it mildly. Asked if Pombo accepted the worldwide scientific consensus that global warming...

Ruling party

Rising hip-hop star J-Stalin morphs from d-boy to Go Boy

The right housing fees

EDITORIAL The San Francisco Chronicle has finally noticed what we reported a month ago: The Board of Supervisors has effectively put in place a...

Arnold and Emily

Global warming solutions dodged by the governor but understood by a little girl

Feeling everybody up

One of the things I love about that place known fondly as "the Interwebs" is the way it allows researchers to graph things that...

A deep breath for city planning

March 21, 2006
It was, as housing activist Calvin Welch explained to the Planning Commission March 16, the "canary in the coal mine." A decision by the...

EDITOR’S NOTES

It still boggles my mind: One of the most significant development issues in years came to a head last week at the City Planning...

Transjobless

Imagine trying to find a job without a shred of work history. Welcome to the transgender job hunt.

Does Mills make sense?

Peskin measure gives supervisors an early say over a controversial waterfront development

SF’s economic future

Sometime early this spring, while most of Washington, D.C. was watching the cherry trees bloom and thinking about the impending Iran-contra hearings, a few...

Bay Guardian wins awards

The Bay Guardian has won two prizes in the National Newspaper Association's 1987 National Better Newspaper Contest. Bay Guardian reporter and columnist Tim Redmond won...

The I-Hotel interviews

Many lives ago, I remember standing in the back hallway of the International Hotel trying to fathom why it was that this funny, run-down...

What are city officials and the Chamber of Commerce planning behind closed doors?

San Francisco public officials and the Chamber of Commerce have launched a new Economic Development Corporation with the stated goal of charting and guiding...

Of Lenin and latecomers

Lenin for lawyers The 50-year-old San Francisco chapter of the National Lawyers Guild has long worked with local politicians to formulate legislation on issues...