Waiting for the man

“I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.” – Christopher Isherwood I recently discovered that…

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Dynasty difficulties and the precarious nature of greatness

The Golden State Warriors are on the doorstep of a dynasty. Some would argue they’re already inside — taking two…

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Planning for an affordable future in Central SoMa

A big change is coming to South of Market: The Central SoMa Plan is before the Planning Commission today. It…

6 months ago

What Asian Americans want from San Francisco’s next mayor

The Asian Pacific Islander Council of San Francisco sponsored a Mayoral Town Hall Forum last month that was attended by…

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City says Central Subway contractor laid down 3.2 miles of the wrong kind of track, prompting new delay

Construction contractors on the $1.6 billion Central Subway project laid down 3.2 miles of the wrong kind of steel track,…

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Speakeasy and carry a stiff drink

We approached a woman in an orange hat standing near the corner of Broadway and Columbus Avenue and asked, “Do…

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Editors’ Tom Smith enjoys ‘important’ family time

Befitting his spooky, resonant singing voice, Editors band leader Tom Smith often has relied on arcane lyrical influences. For example,…

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Margot Robbie gives her movie-star best in mediocre ‘Terminal’

It could be that the age of movie stars is over, replaced by an age of franchises, but Margot Robbie…

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