Volume 44, Issue 42

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Volume 44, Issue 42

News & Culture

Myles Cooper and Alexis Penney are making San Francisco ground zero for gay pop creativity

Johnny Ray Huston
Cover Story

Volume 44, Issue 42

News & Culture

Prison ban of communist newspaper raises activists' ire, sparks First Amendment questions

Rebecca Bowe

Oakland and other Bay Area cities move to regulate and tax medical marijuana cultivation

Steven T. Jones

Board certifies Lennar's EIR, but a battle still looms over amendments to the massive redevelopment project

Sarah Phelan

Battle over proposed alcohol ban marks preparations for 100th Bay to Breakers

Kristen Peters

Lessons from Canada

Tim Redmond

The new proposal would make the flat payroll tax more progressive and would exempt more small businesses

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

If initiative and referendum in California and San Francisco is designed correctly, it has the potential to reinvigorate this age-old invention of representative government

Steven Hill

Volume 44, Issue 42

Food & Drink

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

Smoke 'em if you got 'em? Cigar Bar provides surprisingly tasty classics and a patio for lighting up

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Showmanpersonship at El Gallo Giro taco truck

L.E. Leone

Volume 44, Issue 42

Arts & Culture

Speaking with Soundcloud superstar Rico Passerini about the future of dance music. Plus: Todd Edwards, Siouxsie Tribute, Out Side Art, and more

Marke B.

Hairy Eyeball: Frustrating, seductive -- Matthew Barney's epic Cremaster cycle comes to the Roxie

Matt Sussman

The Vortex Conspiracy: Dear humans: You lose. Love, Insects

Dennis Harvey

The Magic Bus tours your mama's and papa's SF and finds the 'rents (and rents) are all right

Robert Avila

The urge to gorge or smoke crack is explored in two habit-forming new memoirs

Ryan Lattanzio

SFJFF: Jewish gangsters on the big screen

Dennis Harvey

SFJFF docs raise important questions about the Holocaust on film

Max Goldberg

Great Directors: a vanity project worth admiring

Dennis Harvey

Kara Davis and Sarah Jo Zaharako merge music and dance in "Symbiosis"

Katie Gaydos
Andrea Nemerson
Arts & Culture