Lawmakers aim to tackle PG&E and affordable housing in a new...

New Year, Old ProblemsWith the start of a new legislative session, state lawmakers last week scrambled to introduce...

Doobie Nights

I have seen the future, and it works. Not only that—it’s fun. Doobie Nights is the brainchild of Damon Crain, a long-time cannabis cultivator...

Hero & Zero

Our Own Backyard

A few months ago I saw a link to a movie shown on YouTube titled The Shame of Point Reyes by Skyler Thomas. The...

January madness

It’s January—the month named for the Roman god Janus who was simultaneously able to face both the past and future. This is impressive to...


Back to California

There was a time when country-rock quartet Midnight North was synonymous with Terrapin Crossroads, the venue where they performed weekly as part of a...

War Stories

Circle of Art

Top Torn Tickets

Best on Screen

Do It for Will

Rise & Fall

Fancy Food Show features local specialties

For the last 38 years, San Francisco has been host to the Specialty Food Association’s Winter Fancy FoodShow. Every January over 10,000 exhibitors from...

Bloody Good

This New Year, I’ve resolved to buy more organic products. I’ll support local farmers at the farmers market. And, of course, I’ll cut back...



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