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There are even more inappropriate PG&E emails

October 8, 2014
Even more internal Pacific Gas & Electric Co. emails – this time flagged by activists focused on safety concerns at a nuclear power plant...

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle on his first novel, unreliable narrators, and the joys of getting real mail

September 26, 2014
John Darnielle’s brain seems like it runs at just a slightly higher RPM than other people’s.One could get this impression from listening to the...

Live shots: Beck christens the new Masonic

September 22, 2014
It's not often that you get to see a new venue on opening night — so yeah, even if Beck hadn't been part of...

Travel Back to a Time of Merriment and Mirth at the Northern California Renaissance Faire

September 11, 2014
Travel back to a time of knights, feasts, and festivities during the Northern California Renaissance Faire, happening every weekend starting September 13th through October...

Norquist, tech titans, and whether Burning Man is positively affecting society

September 3, 2014
Is Burning Man really making Bay Area technology titans, right-wing ideologues, and other uber-capitalists more community-minded? Do they really come back from the desert...

Don’t call it retro

Bart Davenport on musical thrifting, the influence of palm trees, and how he just can't quit the Bay Area

Guardian Intelligence: September 3 – 9, 2014

September 2, 2014
CASTRO CURTAIN CALLIf your favorite thing about seeing movies at the historic Castro Theatre is hearing the score for that Charlie Chaplin short played...

Fall fairs and festivals

FALL ARTS 2014 A cornucopia of outdoor and indoor fun, family-friendly events, and adult playgrounds

Theater Listings: August 27 – September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Fall fairs and fests

August 26, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Aug. 30 Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower, Alameda; www.grantsforge.com. Noon-6pm, free. Possibly the...

Contending with cars, at the polls and on vacation

STREET FIGHT San Francisco's politics of mobility devolved into a cesspit this summer. Beginning with Mayor Ed Lee's retreat on Sunday parking meters, purportedly...

Guardian Intelligence: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
CALLING ALL BEATLEMANIACSAs Beatles lovers and Candlestick fans gear up for Sir Paul McCartney's show there Thu/14 — a performance that will serve as...

Events: August 6 – 12, 2014

August 5, 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,...

Democracy wow!

STAGE: An inside take on Aaron Landsman, Mallory Catlett, and Jim Findlay's interactive 'City Council Meeting'

Revitalized

Zendesk's new corporate headquarters shows dramatic transformation of mid-Market, while bitter eviction battles drag on down the street

Stop Big Tech sprawl

EDITORIAL The footprint of Big Tech companies and their employees continues to spread through San Francisco, gobbling up the vast majority of commercial office...

The resurrection of Ronnie Spector

At 70, the original bad girl of rock 'n' roll is having the time of her life

Google Bus sewers

Bulky shuttles belong on car-centric corridors, not neighborhood streets

Nob Hill neighbors seek to block mental-health clinic relocation

June 25, 2014
A San Francisco mental-health clinic that has been in operation since 1975 is in danger of shutting down if it can’t find a new...

Amour Vert brings its eco-friendly designs to Hayes Valley

"Paris Chic, Cali Cool.” That’s the tagline behind the eco-friendly clothing brand Amour Vert. Usually, the people who refer to California as “Cali" are non-natives....

Citizen Agnos comes on strong for Proposition B in support of his Athenian oath

June 2, 2014
By Bruce B. Brugmann  (with the complete  text of Art Agnos speech  to the  May 21 dinner of San Francisco Tomorrow) When Art...

Our Weekly Picks: May 28-June 3, 2014

May 28, 2014
WEDNESDAY 28Rodriguez In 1970, a singer-songwriter called Rodriguez, who had been discovered by a couple of music producers in a downtown Detroit bar, cut...

Agnos offers waterfront development history lesson during SFT speech

May 27, 2014
I am delighted to speak to the members and friends of SFT about the waterfront tonight…and a special shout out to Jane Morrison...

Summer fairs and festivals

May 20, 2014
MAY 24-25Carnaval San Francisco Festival: Sat/24-Sun/25, entertainment begins at 11am, free, Harrison between 16th and 24th Sts, SF. Parade: Sun/25, 9:30am, free, starts at...