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Supervisors and angry citizens fail to deter the SFMTA from managing on-street parking

Our Weekly Picks: February 13-19, 2013

WEDNESDAY 13Dirty Looks Road Show How Do I Look? asks a seminal weighty tome addressing queer film and video theory from 1991. "Dirty!" I...

Spies on the corner

San Franciscans are in the dark about the city's plans for surveillance streetlights

Why free Muni for kids makes sense

For a moment this morning, Mission Street looked the way it might in a world where the city actually got beyond cars. About a...

UP Festival will locate urban engineering ideas within the best of the SF arts scene

Technology-driven “tactical urbanism” will be on display Sat/20 at the Urban Prototyping (UP) Festival. Presented by the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, the Intersection...

Critical Mass at 20

The movement changed the rules in cities all over the world — and almost, almost, took the Bay Bridge

NUDE BEACHES 2012

Our 38th annual survey of Northern California naked fun in the sun

The great car slowdown

Could lowering the speed limit help us reach our biking goal by 2020?

Bike advocates have made real progress, but there’s still a long way to go

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Leah Shahum mused on how far this influential advocacy group has come during its 20th Annual Golden Wheels...

New JFK bike lanes are bad for everyone

Golden Gate Park visitors have had a couple months to get used to the confusing new lane configurations on JFK Drive – with bike...

20 percent by 2020

What would it really take to meet the city's ambitious cycling goal -- and do leaders have the political will to get there?

Sunday Streets coming to — and staying in — the Mission

Sunday Streets – the once-controversial closure of streets to automobiles so they can be fully used by pedestrians, cyclists, and skaters, temporarily expanding the...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

Are you ready for another folk revival? It's definitely here, in fact, this is a rather late post about such things – New York...

Why three families, who never missed a rent payment, may face eviction

Alma Sierra has been living in her home at 490 Athens for three years. Sierra, her nine year old son, and two other mothers...

The private bus problem

Corporate behemoths crowd city streets and block Muni stops

Was the cyclist who killed a pedestrian reckless?

San Francisco's bicycling community is bracing for a backlash following the second recent case of a cyclist hitting and killing a pedestrian, particularly given...

The Chron pushes 8 Washington

The Chron's urban design writer, John King, thinks that the 8 Washington project would be a dandy addition to the San Francisco waterfront:The project's...

Dick Meister: Mucho car!

By Dick Meister Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based former sports car driver. It's gone forever, my beloved Triumph Spitfire, that classic,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Brown vetoes bicycle buffer zone

Anyone who has ever ridden a bicycle knows how scary and dangerous it is when cars pass too closely at high speed. So the...

Endorsements 2011

Avalos for mayor. Mirkarimi for sheriff. Onek for district attorney. Yes on C, No on D, E, and F ... complete endorsements for the San Francisco election

The America’s cup confusion

If the sponsors (and city officials) are right, the America's Cup is going to be a huge event, attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Film Listings

SAN FRANCISCO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALThe 31st San Francisco Jewish Film Festival runs July 21-Aug 8 at the Castro, 429 Castro, SF; Christopher B. Smith...