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Out of downtown

Out of downtown: Wealthy financier Warren Hellman has crossed his big-business allies to help progressive causes

Nude beaches

Our updated guide to places to strip by the shore

Summertime … and the swimmin’ is easy

A guide to Bay Area public pools

Stalk tips

Andrea Arnold's stellar film "Red Road" scrutinizes grief and reconciliation

On point

Is Newsom pitting artists and activists against athletes and developers at the Hunters Point Shipyard?

Death of fun, the sequel

NIMBY assault! Crackdown on nightlife and outdoor events continues, even as the backlash gains strength

Go green!

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

Open water

The case for daylighting Islais Creek

UC Extension project a bad deal

Exactly 13 out of the 85 units of LGBT housing would be available to anyone who isn't wealthy

Property wrongs

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

Leno and Ma Scrutinize Alcatraz

by Amanda Witherell Did poo get washed into the bay or not? Mark Leno and Fiona Ma really want to know. They've written another...

Super Index: The Bay Area by the numbers

March 27, 2007
A rundown of interesting figures

Superlist No. 824: DIY dog washes

March 27, 2007
Scrub your mucky pup for dirt cheap

Whistle blower axed

Alcatraz employee fired after telling Guardian reporter about raw sewage spill

The corporation that ate San Francisco

Lennar's failures at Hunters Point Shipyard highlight the risk of putting the Bay Area's prime real estate into the hands of profit-driven developers

Killing closure

By Steven T. Jones How desperate is the pro-car crowd to kill Healthy Saturdays? Sources tell us that De Young Museum matriarch Dede Wilsey and...

Death of Fun Redux

March 8, 2007
by Amanda Witherell It's almost fair and festival season in San Francisco, but we'll see if some actually get a chance to be staged in...

“Rust” never sleeps

The Magic's annual Hot House fest yields a discovery

The latest Presidio disgrace

Pelosi has created the worst of both worlds

Middle of the Pack

February 23, 2007
by Amanda Witherell The Earth Day Network just released its Urban Environment Report ranking the environmental conditions of the top 72 cities in the US....

Middle of the Pack

February 23, 2007
by Amanda Witherell The Earth Day Network just released its Urban Environment Report ranking the environmental conditions of the top 72 cities in the US....

Sink or swim

For two decades, local climate change experts have been warning what rising sea levels would mean for the Bay Area. So why doesn't San Francisco even have a flood map?

More than clean

Newsom's aggressive "quality of life" push draws a backlash in the Mission District and elsewhere