This Week's Paper


The threat to San Francisco bookstores goes beyond Amazon and ebooks to rising rents and demand for commercial space

Holly McDede
Guardian Editorial

Departing director of Sunday Streets made community organizing the key to opening up public space

Steven T. Jones

Waves of child immigrants await court dates in San Francisco, facing deportation back to their violent home countries without legal representation

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez

Pepsi and Coke may spend millions to defeat SF's sugary beverage tax

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez

Arts & Culture

Emerging choreographers present new works at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts' SPF7

Rita Felciano
choreography, Dance, ODC Theater, SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, SPF7, Dance

A marathon weekend with Sunset Campout and Up Your Alley Fair. Plus: J.Phlip, Braza!, Too $hort, more parties

Marke B.
Guy J, J.Phlip, Kastle, Nightlife, Pixel Memory, Sunset Campout, Super Ego, Teen Witch, Too $hort, Up Your Alley, Super Ego

Entertainers take center stage in SF Jewish Film Festival docs

Dennis Harvey
Documentaries, Film, San Francisco Jewish Film festival, Film Review

Truth, tears, and staple-gun battles: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival's female-centric films

Cheryl Eddy
Documentary, Film, San Francisco Jewish Film festival, Women, Film Review

The pop-punk whiz kid comes of age. Plus: More festivals!

Emma Silvers
Festivals, GRMLN, Left of the Dial, Music Features

At 50, the Beatles third album demands a critical re-listen

Daniel Bromfield

Quick takes on new releases

Daniel Bromfield

Performance takes over at the Asian Art Museum's new exhibit

Robert Avila

Food & Drink

TABLEHOPPING A unique intersection of art and food at curATE, and two ideas for date night in Russian Hill

Marcia Gagliardi
curATE, Food and Drink, Romantic, Seven Hills, Stones Throw, Tablehopping, Food & Drink

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Mad Dog is used to having stark, raving lunatics, in colorful garb, wasted there in the middle of the day. Thankfully.

Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart
Bars, Food and Drink, mad Dog in the Fog, The Weeknighter, Food & Drink