Volume 47, Issue 08

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Volume 47, Issue 08

News & Culture

Wiener offers far-reaching proposals to amend environmental-review laws

Tim Redmond

Waterfront basketball and concert arena moving quickly despite neighborhood concerns

Steven T. Jones

Brutality in Gaza could be minimized with a simple budget equation

Zahir Janmohamed

Grow a backbone and actually negotiate with those who'd develop a new arena for the Warriors

Tim Redmond

Volume 47, Issue 08

Food & Drink

HOLIDAY GUIDE: A liquor store manager tells the best deals in booze for the house party circuit

Food & Drink

It's hard to find good help these days 

L.E. Leone

Sinking our hooks into new chefs, new waves at Georges and Weird Fish

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

Volume 47, Issue 08

Arts & Culture

Halo 4 gives the fans what they want, and then some

Peter Galvin

Dirt-cheap local gifts, event listings, and a poop log: Happy holidays from your friends at the Guardian

Arts & Culture

San Franpsycho and Mill get the Street Seen once-over

Caitlin Donohue
Arts & Culture

What to buy your headphone-obsessed loved one? Our picks, from boxed sets to lovely local scores

Emily Savage

My family adopts an ancient Catalonian tradition

Marke B.
Arts & Culture

No, not Jesus. Tips on holiday volunteering and Bay Area gifts that give back

George McIntire
Arts & Culture

Don't go overboard with your partner this holiday season. Pick them up a simple present that's goofy, sexy, or sweet — but save the big bucks for a special date or trip out of town.

Guardian Staff Writers
Arts & Culture

Let's be real: your ma's and pa's will like just about anything you box up and send their way this year. But that's not to say you shouldn't put a little effort in. Hit up these local businesses and they'll walk with something fab.

Guardian Staff Writers
Arts & Culture

We call it purposeful goodwill: buttering up that cranky elder downstairs with a well-thought-out something around the holidays. Maybe next time you throw a rager, your neighbor will call you before the cops?

Guardian Staff Writers
Arts & Culture

Presents for your best bud don't have to be major. Give them something to make the bike rides you share brighter or beermaking burlier. And when in doubt: bear socks.

Guardian Staff Writers
Arts & Culture