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

Give-and-take with Gilbert and George

Glen Helfand
Arts & Culture

Gilbert and George crap out rainbow wonders

Marke B.
Arts & Culture

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

More Noise Pop picks

Nineteen groups, including some of the freshest new talent this city has to offer

Vanessa Carr