Volume 42, Issue 21

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Volume 42, Issue 21

Top Stories

San Francisco is at the center of a national debate over government and corporate surveillance of US residents

Michael Leonard
Top Stories

Public defenders say they're being barred from accessing surveillance camera footage that could exonerate the innocent

G.W. Schulz
Top Stories

Buster's Place, the city's main 24-hour homeless drop-in center, faces closure

Bryan Cohen
Top Stories

Gavin Newsom attacks social services and other supervisorial spending priorities with unilateral cuts

Sarah Phelan
Top Stories

Volume 42, Issue 21

News & Culture

Andrea Nemerson

Sure, we know it's not packed with cool aliens, but we haven't realized that hunkering down on another planet isn't going to solve our basic problems as humans

Annalee Newitz

Although the state could save $13.3 million if several parks close, the governor hasn't calculated the loss in business tax revenue

David Carini

You can only hope that if you told the truth, played by the rules, and showed why your side was right, in the end you'll come out on top

Tim Redmond

The entire premise of secret electronic surveillance seems shaky, judge or no

Editorial

If the cameras can be used for prosecution, they ought to be available to lawyers for people who want to establish an alibi

Editorial

Some gay people are so anxious to participate in their own cultural erasure

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Volume 42, Issue 21

Food & Drink

Do skunks eat lemons? Raccoons?

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

A virtual Xanadu for any aficionado of the Byzantine

Ailene Sankur
Food & Drink

A craft-beer bar with food to match; ergo, a kind of hipster tavern

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Fruitful Grounds

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Volume 42, Issue 21

Arts & Culture

They're awkward, endearing, and unique to their San Francisco habitat

Kimberly Chun

The Signal gets inside your (zombie?) head

Cheryl Eddy
Arts & Culture

Kunst-Stoff celebrates a decade of dance

Rita Felciano
Arts & Culture

Kimya Dawson -- breakthrough or last stand? Plus: Six Organs of Admittance rocks 'n drones

Kimberly Chun

Don't expect even a shadow of bolero or flamenco in the two different programs that constitute his company's San Francisco debut

Rita Felciano
Arts & Culture

Complex sensitivity as a guitarist and composer, showcased in the four-part "Progression of the Ancestors" suite

Ari Messer

A military operation under extreme circumstances

Dennis Harvey

A self-curated portrait of the artist Paul McCarthy as a young man told with a few of his favorite things

Matt Sussman
Arts & Culture

Autonomia revisits Italy post-'68

Erik Morse
Arts & Culture

Terence Davies orchestrates a cinema of eternal returns

Johnny Ray Huston