SF school board concerned about classroom commercialization

With state funding waning, the San Francisco Unified School District is facing yet another challenge to its long-standing position against…

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Back to School Night puts parents in students’ shoes

Parents and guardians, do you wonder what your kid does in school all day? Now it’s time to find out.…

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Peter Tork back in Bay for Monkees’ new tour

At 74, Peter Tork has fond memories of his two Bay Area residencies. “I lived in San Anselmo in ’71…

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Sept. 15-16: Type/Caste, Black Sabbath, Jarkus Singleton, Object Lessons at Cantor Arts Center, Phantom of the Opera, Art for AIDS

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 Type/Caste: Rotimi Agbabiaka’s funny, poignant solo show about “acting while black (and queer)” includes monologue, song, dance…

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Mission comes to life in Latino film fest’s ‘Summer Sacrament’

Filmmaker Lionel Desai set his first feature-length movie in San Francisco’s Mission because it reminded him of where he lived…

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Butch Walker combines solo career with busy producing schedule

Music producer Butch Walker has a philosophy that guides him in the assignments he chooses to accept. “In the modern…

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Scoop: Gun lovers file defamation suit against Katie Couric

Gun lovers are mad about being misrepresented in the Katie Couric-narrated documentary “Under the Gun” -- to the tune of…

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Athletics claim fourth-straight victory over defending champs

The Oakland Athletics continue to go on sporadic win streaks in a lost season. The A’s hammered the reigning World…

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