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Guardian Intelligence: April 30 – May 6, 2014

April 29, 2014
ONE FOR THE BOOKSPolish your reading glasses: Sat/3 marks this first ever California Bookstore Day, a party featuring readings, author and artist appearances, and...

Based on Earth

Thinking ahead to 2050, voyaging solo across the Pacific, celebrating earth Day ... Our new environmental column looks at how we're living within the natural world

Alerts: April 16 – 22, 2014

April 15, 2014
WEDNESDAY 16 Making your own decisions: Forum on reproductive health UC Hastings, Alumni Reception Center, 200 McAllister, SF. Adoll@ProChoiceAmerica.com. 6-8:30pm, free, RSVP required. NARAL Pro-Choice...

Opa!

TABLEHOPPING: Brunch is trying to win the meal popularity contest in SF — and hey, we finally got a souvlaki joint!

Covered San Francisco unveiled

At the tail end of a long Board of Supervisors meeting last week, Sup. David Campos introduced legislation to create Covered San Francisco, a...

Alerts: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
WEDNESDAY 9 Town Hall Meeting for Pedestrian Safety Muslim Community Center, 4760 Mission, SF. gmackellen@eagsf.org. 6-8pm, free. Responding to the recent trend of pedestrian collisions...

A Canola oil fire, maybe?

April 4, 2014
Dear every single white, middle-class, 20-something alt-folk musician in SF:Did you happen to catch Wilco's Jeff Tweedy on Portlandia last night? No?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2wyUiwCEl4Love you! 

Billionaire helps poke holes in oil industry’s argument for drilling Monterey Shale

April 1, 2014
“We’ve been told that there’s a great oil boom on the immediate horizon,” billionaire investor and Pac Heights resident Tom Steyer noted at the...

Yee had a reputation for political corruption even before the federal indictment

Long before Sen. Leland Yee’s surprise arrest and arraignment on federal corruption charges today, Yee already had a reputation for, at best, political pandering...

Draining the tank

Students push UC system to divest from fossil fuels, joining an international movement gathering soon in San Francisco

Film Listings: March 12 – 18, 2014

March 11, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

SF bans water bottles

San Francisco continues to lead the way in the nation's environmental policy, with the Board of Supervisors on March 4 voting unanimously to bar...

More than 86,000 say they’d risk arrest over oil pipeline

March 5, 2014
On Mon/3, nine environmental activists were arrested in San Francisco for marching through the financial district and entering One Spear Tower, the building that...

SF votes to ban plastic water bottles on city property

San Francisco continues to lead the way in the nation’s environmental policy, with the Board of Supervisors today voting unanimously to bar the...

Film Listings: March 5 – 11, 2014

March 4, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Events: March 5 – 11, 2014

March 4, 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,...

Bogus chain store study ignores small biz benefits

OPINIONEarlier this month, San Francisco's Office of Economic Analysis waded into the debate over whether the city should beef up its policy restricting the...

Film Listings: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 19 -25, 2014

February 18, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Goldies 2014 Visual Art: Michelle Ramin

Up from Etsy, and beyond the masks we paint with social media

This Week’s Picks: February 12 – 18, 2014

February 11, 2014
WEDNESDAY 12When The Landscape Is Quiet Again: North Dakota's Oil Boom In a land far, far away, the greedy hands of oilmongers are ripping...

Masterpiece theater

In 'Tim's Vermeer,' an inventor re-creates a priceless artwork using paint — and technology

A Modern tragedy

Important progressive bookstore and gathering place facing closure