San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://222.sfbg.com/ en SFMTA repeals paid Sunday parking meters, loses $9.8 million http://222.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/15/sfmta-repeals-paid-sunday-parking-meters-loses-98-million <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/MuniLine.JPG" alt="" title="" width="600" height="317"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">Over around 100 people line up outside room 400 at City Hall to speak to the SFMTA board of directors. <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--><br /> <p style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">San Francisco transit riders won some and lost some today at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors meeting.&nbsp;</p> <p style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Tuesday, Apr. 15, the board of directors <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2014/02/25/muni-fare-shakedown?page=0,0">voted to repeal Sunday parking meters</a>, effective July 1. The board also asked SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin to add 18-year-olds into the Free Muni for Youth program, which will take effect Nov. 1.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/15/sfmta-repeals-paid-sunday-parking-meters-loses-98-million"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/15/sfmta-repeals-paid-sunday-parking-meters-loses-98-million#comments Mayor Ed Lee parking meters SFMTA Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:50:06 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30353 at http://222.sfbg.com A little help http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/little-help <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-food_weeknighter_MAIN.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Maximum impact: Mini Bar</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">GUARDIAN PHOTOS BY JOSEPH SCHELL</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:culture@sfbg.com">culture@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>THE WEEKNIGHTER</strong> We were all there for Kelly Malone. It was the opening for an art show she'd done, as well as a fundraiser to help her kick cancer's ass. At least I think that's what it was. I don't fully recall, to tell you the truth. Most of 2011 was a blurry, self-congratulatory, victory lap for me. I had done what I set out to do, create and host a TV show based on the Broke-Ass Stuart brand I'd been hustling for a million years.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/little-help"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/little-help#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 29 Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:36:42 +0000 Kate Conger 30352 at http://222.sfbg.com Moscow weather report http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/moscow-weather-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Notes from the Russia Case offerings at the Golden Mask Festival</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-theater_russia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The odd couple: Lyubov Strizhak's Fear</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY ALEX YOCU</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:arts@sfbg.com">arts@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>THEATER</strong> Moscow's temperatures had been climbing up to 70 degrees just a week before my arrival, but by the first of April, it had slipped back into the 30s and 40s, collecting snow on the ground and clouds overhead in a gloomy replay of winter. In a novel this would have looked like a cheap literary device: nature manifesting a political climate that had also grown decidedly chillier. But with Russia's recent reabsorption of Crimea, and talk everywhere of a new Cold War, it was pretty apt nonetheless.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/moscow-weather-report"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/moscow-weather-report#comments Theater Volume 48, Issue 29 Robert Avila Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:35:23 +0000 Kate Conger 30351 at http://222.sfbg.com Lotsa Matzoh http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/lotsa-matzoh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>TABLEHOPPING</strong><span style="line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Even more places open for brunch and lunch, plus Passover and Easter options!</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-food_tablehopper.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Move over, Manischewitz! Matzoh at Marla Bakery</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 20px;"><strong>MIDDAY MADNESS</strong></span></p> <p>Just when you think the brunch at <strong>Slow Club</strong> (2501 Mariposa, SF. <a href="http://www.slowclub.com">www.slowclub.com</a>) couldn't possibly rock any more than it already does, the perennial hotspot makes the move to offer it all week long. Really? For reals! You can have a fried egg sandwich for lunch, and you don't have to wait until the weekend for bourbon French toast. Available Mon–Fri 11:30am–2:30pm, and of course Sat–Sun 10am–2:30pm.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/lotsa-matzoh"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/lotsa-matzoh#comments Restaurant Review Volume 48, Issue 29 A16 BITE ME Brunch Cotogna Delfina Food and Drink Foreign Cinema Hakkasan Marla Bakery Kitchen Communal Perbacco Slow Club Tablehopping Trou Normand Marcia Gagliardi Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:31:09 +0000 Kate Conger 30350 at http://222.sfbg.com This Week's Picks: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/weeks-picks-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>danny tanner himself</p> <p>WEDNESDAY 16</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/weeks-picks-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> This Week's Picks Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:29:19 +0000 Kate Conger 30349 at http://222.sfbg.com Rep Clock: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/rep-clock-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Schedules are for Wed/16-Tue/22 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times pm unless otherwise specified.</p> <p><strong>ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS </strong>992 Valencia, SF; <a href="http://www.atasite.org">www.atasite.org</a>. $6-10. "Periwinkle Cinema: Bits and Pieces," short films, Wed, 8. "Sista Sinema": <strong>The New Black </strong>(Richen, 2013), Fri, 8. Other Cinema: "Erik Davis' Rick Griffin and the Flying Eyeball," Sat, 8:30. "Landscapes/Durations/Distances: Films of Lois Patiño," Sun, 7:30.<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/rep-clock-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Rep Clock Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:28:40 +0000 Kate Conger 30348 at http://222.sfbg.com Psychic Dream Astrology: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/psychic-dream-astrology-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>April 16-22, 2014</p> <p>ARIES</p> <p>March 21-April 19</p> <p>Don't try to create stability this week, because it's not in the stars for you. You're not in control, things aren't stable, and it's unclear what'll happen next. So go with the flow, no matter how frightening it is. Participate in ways that are creative even when it's tempting to hide or act out.</p> <p>TAURUS</p> <p>April 20-May 20<span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/psychic-dream-astrology-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Astrology Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:28:03 +0000 Kate Conger 30347 at http://222.sfbg.com Theater Listings: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/theater-listings-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern. Submit items for the listings at <a href="mailto:listings@sfbg.com">listings@sfbg.com</a>.</p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">THEATER</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">OPENING</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/theater-listings-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Stage Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:27:18 +0000 Kate Conger 30346 at http://222.sfbg.com Film Listings: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/film-listings-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep Clock.</p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">OPENING</span></p> <p><strong>Bears </strong>John C. Reilly narrates this Disneynature documentary about grizzlies in Alaska. (1:26) <em>Shattuck.</em></p> <p><strong>Faust </strong>See "Devil's Advocate." (2:14) <em>Roxie.</em><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/film-listings-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Film Reviews Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:26:38 +0000 Kate Conger 30345 at http://222.sfbg.com Lucifer is such a drag http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/lucifer-such-drag <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>'The Weirdness' is Faust in the Information Age, with a strong dose of ironic detachment</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-lit_weirdness.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The Weirdness is Boston-based author Bushnell's debut novel.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:steve@sfbg.com">steve@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>LIT </strong>In this workaday world we live in, it's good to inject a little weirdness. Mix in moments of the metaphysical and dabs of the divine into our banal, everyday existence. And you can start by grabbing a copy of <em>The Weirdness</em> (Melville House, 288 pp., $16.95) and letting novelist Jeremy P. Bushnell do it for you.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/lucifer-such-drag"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/lucifer-such-drag#comments Literature Volume 48, Issue 29 Steven T. Jones Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:25:47 +0000 Kate Conger 30344 at http://222.sfbg.com Events: April 16 - 22, 2014 http://222.sfbg.com/listing/2014/04/15/events-april-16-22-2014 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at <a href="mailto:listings@sfbg.com">listings@sfbg.com</a>. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Selector.</p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">WEDNESDAY 16</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/listing/2014/04/15/events-april-16-22-2014"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Events Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:24:00 +0000 Kate Conger 30343 at http://222.sfbg.com East Bay Beats http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/east-bay-beats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>A new Oakland music festival aims to bring art downtown. Plus: If you still believe in college radio, KUSF still needs you</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-music_leftdial_LIE_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">CLYDE SHANKLE, AZURE, AND DAYVID MICHAEL</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO COURTESY OF CALI MADE</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:esilvers@sfbg.com">esilvers@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>LEFT OF THE DIAL</strong> Dayvid Michael, a West Oakland native and member of the <strong>Cali Made</strong> hip-hop crew, clearly has some mixed feelings about his debut record, <em>Frienemy</em>.</p> <p>"I mean, I wrote those songs when I was 18," says the rapper, drinking boba milk tea during an interview in downtown Oakland. "I'm still proud of them, but I've learned so much since then."<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/east-bay-beats"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/east-bay-beats#comments Music Features Volume 48, Issue 29 Left of the Dial Music Festival Oakland Drops Beats Emma Silvers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:23:17 +0000 Emma Silvers 30342 at http://222.sfbg.com Save the world, work less http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/save-world-work-less <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>With climate change threatening life as we know it, perhaps it's time to revive the forgotten goal of spending less time on our jobs</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-green_savetheplanet_MAIN.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:steve@sfbg.com">steve@sfbg.com</a></p> <p>Save the world, work less. That dual proposition should have universal appeal in any sane society. And those two ideas are inextricably linked by the realities of global climate change because there is a direct connection between economic activity and greenhouse gas emissions.</p> <p>Simply put, every hour of work we do cooks the planet and its sensitive ecosystems a little bit more, and going home to relax and enjoy some leisure time is like taking this boiling pot of water off the burner.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/save-world-work-less"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="325" height="275" alt="Caption here (*required)" src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-green_savetheplanet_MAIN_0.jpg?1397627041" /> </div> </div> </div> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/save-world-work-less#comments Cover Story News Volume 48, Issue 29 Steven T. Jones Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:19:53 +0000 Kate Conger 30341 at http://222.sfbg.com Based on Earth http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/based-earth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>New environmental column looks at how we're living within the natural world</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-green_basedonearth_MAIN.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:rebecca@sfbg.com">rebecca@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>BASED ON EARTH</strong> San Francisco is often celebrated as one of the greenest cities in America. It's known for an eco-conscious citizenry and legislative hallmarks that banned plastic bags, made composting commonplace, and got everyone buying into the idea that mindful city dwellers would someday send no waste to the landfill.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/based-earth"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/based-earth#comments News Volume 48, Issue 29 Rebecca Bowe Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:08:31 +0000 Kate Conger 30340 at http://222.sfbg.com Revisionist future http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/revisionist-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Politics is holding back San Francisco's best shot at reducing carbon emissions</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://222.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4829-green_cleanpower_MAIN.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:news@sfbg.com">news@sfbg.com</a></p> <p>Acidified oceans. Dirty air. Superstorms. Food shortages. Mass migration. War. The International Panel on Climate Change last week released the final installment of its latest authoritative report on the catastrophic effects of global climate change.</p> <p>In no uncertain terms, the report states, it is urgent that steps be taken to mitigate the worst impacts. The world's cities are the most at risk — yet hold the greatest potential for turning the tide, IPCC scientists noted. Making cities greener is one of the most effective ways to minimize climate change.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/15/revisionist-future"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://222.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/revisionist-future#comments News Volume 48, Issue 29 CCA Clean Power SF Mayor Ed Lee Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:06:58 +0000 Kate Conger 30339 at http://222.sfbg.com