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Tenderloin upstart Book & Job aims to level the art-gallery playing field

September 9, 2014
Carson Lancaster is tired of the bullshit. He’s tired of watching the same handful of mainstream galleries hang the same artists and shun a...

Koch brothers and other right-wing outsiders challenge Bay Area minimum wage measures

August 22, 2014
In recent months, San Francisco and Oakland have unveiled ballot measures that would raise minimum wage for workers currently struggling with the Bay Area’s...

Catching up with David Kilgour

July 29, 2014
A couple of years ago, on a warm summer evening in the city of Blue Lake, California, I stopped by my friend’s house after...

SF to consider joining Richmond in fighting banks over underwater mortgages

July 11, 2014
Plans to ease San Francisco’s often overlooked home foreclosure crisis will have to wait a bit longer. The San Francisco Board of...

Will proposal to sell Hetch Hetchy power overshadow CleanPowerSF?

June 30, 2014
Supervisors Scott Wiener and London Breed have proposed an ordinance to allow the San Francisco Public Utilities Power Commission’s Power Enterprise to sell hydroelectric...

Water bottle industry lauds law helping public water systems

June 12, 2014
The International Water Bottle Association (IBWA) sent out a press release this week “applauding” a new federal law aimed at improving public drinking...