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Best of the Bay 2012: BEST ESOTERIC GUIDEBOOK

City Notes: San Francisco will never counsel you to try the chowder bowl at Fisherman's Wharf. Nor will it prove useful in ...

Best of the Bay 2012: BEST TOME TRADE

Interested in perpetuating a bibliophilic mythos among your houseguests? Turned on by the image of sitting quietly by a roaring fireplace, sipping...

Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: Shopping

Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: ShoppingBEST CHARGE AHEAD Though electric bikes far outnumber cars in communities from China's crowded cities to mountainous...

Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment

Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment BEST HEAVY METAL STITCH WIZARDGuardian photo by Brittany M. Powell He's the mustachioed maniac who...

NUDE BEACHES 2012

Our 38th annual survey of Northern California naked fun in the sun

Guardian Voices: My San Francisco

I’ve spent the last 12 years learning to love and sometimes hate San Francisco, and I’ve made it my home. A few months after...

On the Cheap Listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks. WEDNESDAY 4 Fourth of July on...

The Feds are watching — badly

The FBI's modern snoop program is racist, xenophobic, misdirected, dangerous -- and really, really stupid

I Love This City’s tasteful use of confetti, fog, and lighting

When I first heard that the inaugural I Love This City festival was moved from AT&T Park to Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheater, I thought...

Alerts

WEDNESDAY 16Occupy the Auction, City Hall steps, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, SF; www.occupytheauctions.org. 1:45pm, free. This event may not be a once-in-a-lifetime...

Our Weekly Picks: May 16-22, 2012

WEDNESDAY 16 >> "Andy Cohen: Bravo's Man of Moxie" Without Andy Cohen, there'd be no Bethenny and no NeNe. The world would know nothing...

Big trouble in old China

Author Paul French investigates a decades-old murder in Midnight in Peking

Dancing in the deep

Art and science meet and mingle in Capacitor's 'Okeanos'

Green shopping guide: 6 earth-conscious fashion outposts

We've been shopping green for a week now -- check out our previous guides to housewares, kid's stuff, gardening resources, and local beautyLet’s face...

Green shopping guide: 8 sources of weekend-ready, enviro-friendly beauty

Beauty is said to only be skin-deep -- but the businesses that use holistic, organic, and plant-based ingredients want to demolish this age-old idiom. You...

Sea, here

GREEN ISSUE: A conversation with underwater explorer and photographer David Hall, author of Beneath Cold Seas

Down Dog break down

We rate the yogis -- which famous Bay Area yoga teacher is right for you?

The Performant: Strangers in a strange land

Dan Carbone and Kitka resculpt old terrainFrom the dark corner of the stage throbs the low rhythm of a skin-clad, Celtic-style drum and the...

Lookin’ good

BODY: February fitness and spa specials shape you up for spring

Way out East

A dose of American Realness amid the NYC festival season

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Gifted: The Poor Bastard’s SF Almanac

Hey, Slingshot Organizer gang. Yeah youse, the well-planned anarchists in the corner. Stephen Kovacic would like you folks to know you are no longer...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...