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Volume 47 Number 43

Volume 47 Number 43 Flip-through Edition

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Put a lid on it

TABLEHOPPING: New places where you can play with your food, plus PIE!

Damaged goods

MUSIC: Jello Biafra on the 'Dot Com Holocaust' and 'White People and the Damage Done.' Plus, new band Yassou Benedict delivers shoegaze dreampop.


Australia's Hiatus Kaiyote gets some love from Erykah Badu, Q-Tip, and Questlove

The truth hurts

Boxing, bigots, beauty, booze: Weighty themes permeate SF Jewish Film Festival docs

The death aquatic

'Blackfish' investigates the many tragedies of SeaWorld

The ascendants

Post:Ballet continues its ambitious rise

Phone home

COCKTAIL HOUR: New bar the Willows will make you want to call your mom

New Guardian leadership wants your input

San Francisco Print Media Company last week named Marke Bieschke as publisher and Steven T. Jones as editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian,...

New director triggers a brain drain at SFDPH

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has seen an exodus of top officials over the 18 months since Barbara Garcia took the reins...

After Oscar, after Trayvon…

Racial profiling is a focal point for activists, some of whom have lost loved ones, triggering calls for overdue reforms

Striking Out

Stadium concession workers — without a contract since 2010, denied tip jars, some paid less than minimum wage — aren't sharing in the San Francisco Giants' success and rising prices

Privatizing the Botanical Gardens

Non-resident fees, exclusive events, and the transfer to a private group compromise what was a natural gathering spot

Why democracy matters

EDITORIAL There's a troubling anti-democratic trend taking place in this country, one that's been recently reflected everywhere from the US Supreme Court's decision to...