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On the Cheap listings are compiled by Lucy Schiller and Caitlin Donohue. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how...

On the Cheap Listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 11Humpday Happy Hour Good...

From prison bars to classroom stars

CAREERS AND EDUCATION: A City College program helps ex-offenders acclimate to college culture

Looks good off paper

CAREERS AND EDUCATION: Innovative degree programs for Bay Area changemakers

Events Listings

On the Cheap listings are compiled by Lucy Schiller and Caitlin Donohue. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how...

Period Piece: Palou Avenue

December 30, 2011
Guardian history writer Lucy Schiller is exploring the city street-by-street in the slow week inter-holiday weekends. Today, learn about Junipero Serra's right-hand man who...

Period Piece: Laguna and McAllister Streets sense

December 29, 2011
Guardian history writer Lucy Schiller is exploring the city street-by-street in the slow week inter-holiday weekends. Today, learn about the laundry pool of Laguna...

Period Piece: Green and Gilbert Streets sense

December 28, 2011
Guardian history writer Lucy Schiller is exploring the city street-by-street in the slow week inter-holiday weekends. Today, learn about a newspaper editor that died...

On the Cheap Listings

December 27, 2011
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks. WEDNESDAY 28 Glen Canyon habitat restoration...

Period Piece: Brannan Street sense (and Geary Boulevard, too)

December 27, 2011
Guardian history writer Lucy Schiller is exploring the city street-by-street in the slow week inter-holiday weekends. Today, learn about Samuel Brannan's shipment of Mormons...

Period Piece: Baker Street sense

December 26, 2011
Guardian history writer Lucy A. Schiller is examining SF's history corner by corner this week -- in this piece, the murder in Baker Street's...

Gifted: Double your pleasure with a matched-funds donation to the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society

December 22, 2011
Consider the cat signal illuminated -- the pet protectors have stepped in to save the day. Pawesome, a formidably cute website dedicated to the...

On the Cheap Listings

December 20, 2011
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 21Cartoonist-palooza gift sale and...

A different kind of holiday fair: POOR Magazine’s Mercado de Cambio

December 19, 2011
“Welcome to the revolution,” says Mariposa Villaluna as she staffed a table at POOR News Network’s annual holiday market and knowledge exchange on Saturday,...

No more Scrooge: A list of nonprofits that still have holiday volunteer slots

December 8, 2011
Mincemeat, Christmas goose, Hannukah gelt, lush sprays of holly bedecking the proverbial halls – traditionally, the December holidays are all about richness, overeating, and...

On the Cheap Listings

December 6, 2011
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.THURSDAY 8Drag Queens on Ice...

Skew your perceptions: Lomography’s new gallery store opens Thursday

December 6, 2011
Almost as cryptic as some of their warped, blurred, color-drenched photos is the Lomography Society's 10th rule: “Don't worry about any rules.” For an...

Period Piece: A walk in the (man-made) woods

December 6, 2011
It’s easy to get a little romantic standing in a beam of filtered sunlight inside Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve. The 61-acre expanse of...

Flipping the bird: Your best bets for last-minute Thanksgiving meals

November 23, 2011
Wandering through the smorgasbord of Thanksgiving options is no small feat.Turkey, duck, fake bird, no bird? Pie flavors, side dishes, stuffings, and guestlists present...

On the Cheap Listings

November 22, 2011
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 23Broken Circles reading and...

Holiday gift guide

HOLIDAY GUIDE 2011: 27 local presents for $10 and under to kickstart your holiday shopping spree

Dickens and drag queens and dreidels (oh my!)

HOLIDAY GUIDE 2011: Guide your sleigh's runners towards these concerts, parties, bazaars, and bizarre

Period Piece: The saga of the California turkey

November 22, 2011
“The wild turkey…is a finer representative of America than the eagle,” boldly stated the Chronicle in a 1909 five-paragraph ode to the noble fowl....

Period Piece: A fight we won

November 18, 2011
As steadfast Occupiers confront growing police and official opposition comparisons to historical protest movements are cropping up. San Francisco, of course, has been home to...