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MOVEABLE FEAST 2014 An education on natural wines on the Parisian dining scene

California water bond still fluid despite looming deadline UPDATED

August 12, 2014
California is in the midst of a record-setting drought, but state lawmakers still aren't fully on board with Proposition 43, a water bond measure...

San Francisco’s shame and triumph: remembering the I-Hotel

San Franciscans today may be tempted to feel we're unique in our struggles with evictions and displacement, but one need not look far back...

Psychic Dream Astrology: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
July 2-8, 2014Mercury is direct. Huzzah!ARIESMarch 21-April 19You need to get yourself organized so that you can feel in better control of what you're...

Events: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Earth reads

 WEST OF EDEN: COMMUNES AND UTOPIA IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (PM PRESS, 2012, $24.95) Edited by Iain Boal, Janfrie Stone, Michael Watts, and Cal Winslow,...

A farewell to tech

 By Hanna Johnson  OPINION When people hear that I'm bidding farewell to the tech industry — a career that appears to be gaining momentum...

Scream team

Movie guide 'Hidden Horror' is for fans, by fans

On the Rise: Friction Quartet

Post-classical determination

Airbnb under fire in New York

joe@sfbg.comAirbnb, a mainstay of the "sharing economy" that connects hosts with guests for short-term apartment rentals, allegedly flouts city and state regulations across the...

Events: January 22 – 28, 2014

January 21, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Bits and bots

CAREERS AND ED: Robotics advances — and opportunities — in the Bay Area

Mole and mezcal

Sabrosa serves up sophisticated Mexican dishes and drinks

Reclaiming death

DEATH ISSUE: Death midwives shepherd the dying and then help the living say an intimate, inexpensive, and eco-friendly goodbye

Docs, docu-dramas, and one verrrry angry high schooler: new movies!

This week's fare includes a thoughtful doc about the debate over late-term abortions, Benedict Cumberbatch's star turn as Julian Assange, the Carrie remake, and...

Film Listings: October 16 – 22, 2013

October 15, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Fighting climate change, with crowd funding and Google Hangouts

October 11, 2013
A young San Francisco couple, Ryan Kushner and Amanda Ravenhill, are trying out a new approach to climate change activism that they hope will...

Weekly Picks: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Huzzah!THURDAY 10/10 "Calacas: Day of the Dead" This is the first year Creativity Explored — which guides artists with developmental disabilities — has taken on...

Bad dads, hella docs, and more new movies!

One theme this week is "father figures" — some terrible (see Dennis Harvey's review of Blue Caprice here, and review of You Will Be...

Film Listings: September 18 – 24, 2013

September 17, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Get to the show, weirdos

FALL ARTS: MUSIC From Rock the Bells to Kate Nash, a sonic smorgasbord of can't-miss upcoming concerts

Buuuurrrrp! Comedy Central’s “Drunk History” stumbles through San Francisco

August 5, 2013
Calling all boozehounds! Tomorrow night, Comedy Central's popular Drunk History series takes on the great, liquid courage-infused city of San Francisco. Host Derek Waters...

NUDE BEACHES 2013

From Bonny Doon to Supermoons: our 39th annual survey of Northern California naked fun in the sun

Teachers try to dis-accredit accreditation group

May 1, 2013
The union representing teachers at San Francisco City College have fired back at the accreditation commission that's threatened to shut the school down and...