Saying no to plastic straws doesn’t suck for SF businesses

At the tiki-themed, FiDi bar Pagan Idol straws are a staple. They poke out of ceramic Witch Doctors’ heads and…

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SFPD and sex-worker advocates at odds over sanctuary-like policy

Sex-worker advocates and police in San Francisco are at odds over how officers should be required to deal with people…

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Michelle Branch remains a hopeless romantic

Grammy-winning folk rocker Michelle Branch lost count roughly a decade ago about the indignities she’s suffered in the music business.…

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July 19-20: Joshua Radin, Austra, Rick Wartzman, Jak Knight, Nicolas Jaar, Kyle Jester, Judy Collins, Nerd Nite, Shrek The Musical

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 The Coffee House Tour: Joshua Radin -- whose acoustic tunes have appeared in numerous TV shows --…

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A timely, sensitive ‘American Musical Manga’ at TheatreWorks

Toward the end of “The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga,” a young woman sings “Furusato,” which means “home”; the…

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Meet the new Carter kids, Rumi and Sir

One has to wonder who else is on Beverly Hills obstetrician Paul Crane’s patient list. On Tuesday, gossip sites obtained…

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The human side of the deadline

Donning a white jersey, the name “Alonso” written across the shoulders, the batter stepped into the box, toting his tiny…

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Eduardo Nunez’s walk-off single halts Giants’ losing skid at four games

AT&T PARK – San Francisco Giants infielder Conor Gillaspie celebrated his 30th birthday by delivering a pinch-hit leadoff double in…

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