December 25 – 31, 2013

December 24, 2013
WEDNESDAY 25The Future of Farming Humanist Hall, 390 27th St, Oakl. www.humanisthall.org. 6:30-9:30pm, $5 donation. Following a potluck and social hour, this event will...

Dutch show how SF cycling could grow

December 24, 2013
 By Dara Colwell OPINION During rush hour, seeing the intersection at Weesperzijde and Meester Treublaan in Amsterdam would make a San Franciscan gasp. As...

Carb your enthusiasm

Pop-up Mattarello rolls out authentic, handmade pastas

Joe Bulgo: The neglected hero of Pearl Harbor

December 8, 2013
By Bruce B. Brugmann(B3 note: reprinted from last year and to be reprinted every year by me for reasons that will become apparent upon...

This Week’s Picks: November 27 – December 3, 2013

November 27, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11/27 Snoopy!!! Charlie Brown and friends come to life in 42nd Street Moon's holiday show, Snoopy!!!, based on the classic Peanuts comic strip by...

Who dares challenge Katniss for box-office supremacy? New movies!

This week, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stands poised to crush all who dare step to it, but there are some alternatives out there....

Film Listings: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 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...


New fracking regulations fail to allay environmentalists' worries

Years Latyr(x)

Bay underground hip-hop luminaries Lyrics Born and Lateef team up again for futuristic new LP

This Week’s Picks: November 6 – 12, 2013

November 5, 2013
 Dirty squeeze.WEDNESDAY 11/6 The Big Book of Orgasms "Although not all humans can eroticize all things, humans as a species can eroticize anything." Oh? Well,...

Alerts: November 6 – 12, 2013

November 5, 2013
WEDNESDAY 6Talk on Ohlone history 518 Valencia, SF. shapingsf.org. 7:30pm, free. This free public talk sponsored by Shaping San Francisco is about ongoing history....

The Selector: October 30-Nov. 5, 2013

October 29, 2013
WEDNESDAY 30 The Nightmare Before Christmas "Boys and girls of every age, wouldn't you like to see something strange?" If so, (and especially if...

Were Twitter’s SF tax breaks worth it?

Twitter’s San Francisco tax breaks are back in the spotlight again as the tech-darling’s IPO is ready for its first public offering....

California joins Oregon, Washington and British Columbia in climate action plan

October 28, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown announced a regional agreement Oct. 28 with Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia to align policies for combating climate change. “This is...

Air District considers long-term action on climate change

October 25, 2013
A committee of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District approved a resolution on Oct. 23 that could shape the region's approach to tackling...

Brown takes heat on fracking

October 21, 2013
On Thursday Oct. 17, more than fifty people gathered in front of the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in downtown San Francisco to protest Governor...

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...

Power struggle

Mayor Lee misrepresents CleanPowerSF in defending his appointees' effort to kill it

Alerts: September 11-16, 2013

September 11, 2013
ALERTSWednesday 11 Vandana Shiva on biotechnology Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston, Berk. www.kpfa.org. 7:30pm, free. Join world-renowned environmental philosopher and author Vandana...


Important happenings for the week of Sept. 11-17

Where the art is

FALL ARTS: VISUAL ARTS The season's must-see gallery and museum shows

Stage Listings: August 28 – September 3, 2013

August 27, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Fizzling energy

Political stalemate impedes green power program

Theater Listings: August 21 – 27, 2013

August 20, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....