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Noticing Burning Man’s new green hue

By Steven T. Jones The New York Times has noted Burning Man's burgeoning environmental activism, which is building to a head for the Green Man...

Eco trip

Does pop clash with green?

Go green!

Go green! A guide to Earth Day celebrations and upcoming green events

Property wrongs

Why was the owner of a long-dormant vacant lot so upset to see it sprout a community garden?

Super Index: The Bay Area by the numbers

A rundown of interesting figures

Lisa Nowak, astronaut

When women do go on violent rampages, I want them held responsible for their actions and punished the same way men are

Back to being the Chron

By Steven T. Jones Since breaking the Newsom affair story, the Chronicle has done little to further their story, content to fill the papers with...

Burning Man goes green

Local gearheads turned reluctant environmentalists?

Matt Smith hates San Francisco

By Tim Redmond That's the only conclusion I could reach after reading this piece of garbage that was until recently sitting high on the front...

Cinema 2006

Top 10s, rants, and raves

Time changes

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS In honor of my French sister's birthday I ordered a chicken pesto crepe with fromage and how-you-say, toasted almonds, hold the...

Campus crush

SF State has ambitious expansion plans — and its neighbors aren't exactly thrilled

Board overrides Mayor’s foot patrol veto

By Sarah Phelan It hasn’t exactly been a good couple of weeks for Mayor Gavin Newsom. His picks for Board of Supervisors got thumped. The 49ers...


Kelly Reichardt's achingly beautiful Old Joy


Sept. 22 Music San Francisco Symphony How ’bout a little Antonín Dvorák with your donut? The SF Symphony, led by every girlie boy’s dreamboat conductor, Michael Tilson...

Eat your politics

Local culinary sage Larry Bain's Nextcourse bridges the food divide and brings good eats to the masses

A sister fears Halloween in the Castro

OPINION Any attempt to organize an official Halloween in the Castro is a terrible idea, maybe even a deadly one. But before I rant,...

Daly hit piece

By Steven T. Jones We knew that SFSOS and other front groups that shill for downtown and right-wing interests would go hard after Sup. Chris...


The Fourth of July listings were compiled by Joseph DeFranceschi and Duncan Scott Davidson. All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Fireworks...

Daniel in the lion’s den

The first time I heard Daniel Johnston’s music, I’d ordered a tape from K Records, having little idea what to expect. What arrived in...

Inside the belly of the dog

A blog on his birthday for Sasha

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...