San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://www2.sfbg.com/frontpage/drafthousefilms.com/film/bruce en Record Store Day: Where to get your (musical) high tomorrow http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/18/record-store-day-where-get-your-musical-high-tomorrow <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/shutterstock_recordsonplayer.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">Remember the dangers of buying more than you can carry.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>You did it! It's Friday!</p> <p>This weekend will see a convergence of two holidays that, come to think of it, overlap rather nicely given their impact on chocolate sales. Whether you're celebrating the resurrection of Christ by donning an elaborate hat for church or the recent renewal of your medical marijuana card by finding new and creative ways to mainline THC (word to the wise: <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/city-unveils-plan-get-tough-420-gatherings" target="_blank">be careful in public this year</a>), Sunday, April 20 is shaping up to be a <em>fine</em> day for people-watching in this city. <span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/04/18/record-store-day-where-get-your-musical-high-tomorrow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/18/record-store-day-where-get-your-musical-high-tomorrow#comments 1-2-3-4 Go! Records Aquarius Records Record Store Day Emma Silvers Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:59:14 +0000 Emma Silvers 30368 at http://www2.sfbg.com City College special trustee restores public comments, meetings http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/city-college-special-trustee-restores-public-comments-meetings <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/IMG_9407_0.PNG" alt="" title="" width="600" height="338"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">City College student Otto Pippenger is held by police at a City College protest against Special Trustee Robert Agrella. <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Screengrab of video by Peter Menchini</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Protests against City College of San Francisco's leadership <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2014/03/18/democracy-none">trumpeted grave concerns</a> in the college community over the lack of public voice at the school.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Now, some of those concerns have been resolved, and the beleagured CCSF is taking baby steps towards restoring democracy</span><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">.</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/17/city-college-special-trustee-restores-public-comments-meetings"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/city-college-special-trustee-restores-public-comments-meetings#comments CCSF City College of San Francisco Democracy Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:12:47 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30367 at http://www2.sfbg.com Tale of two tech titans http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/tale-two-tech-titans <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4709-news_RonConway_illo_3.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">Our November 2012 profile of Ron Conway was entitled The Plutocrat, an apt description the system he's promoted.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>San Francisco Magazine just published an <a href="http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/the-benioff-doctrine">intriguing interview with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff</a>, and Benioff’s attitude and approach to San Francisco seems to be a striking contrast to the city’s other top tech titan, venture capitalist <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2012/11/27/plutocrat">Ron Conway, who we profiled over a year ago</a>.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/17/tale-two-tech-titans"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/tale-two-tech-titans#comments Steven T. Jones Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:12:44 +0000 steven 30366 at http://www2.sfbg.com Police radio dispatch from Alejandro Nieto shooting raises new questions http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/police-radio-dispatch-alejandro-nieto-shooting-raises-new-questions <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Screen%20Shot%202014-04-09%20at%204.11.38%20PM_0.png" 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">Scene from a memorial in Bernal Heights Park for Alejandro Nieto.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Police radio dispatch records from March 21, the night Alejandro Nieto was gunned down in Bernal Heights Park by San Francisco Police Department officers, had been withheld from the public, journalists, and attorneys – until San Francisco reporter Alex Emslie obtained copies of those records via Broadcastify.com and <a href="http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/04/16/sfpd-dispatch-audio-from-fatal-police-shooting-nieto/">published them on KQED’s website</a>.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/17/police-radio-dispatch-alejandro-nieto-shooting-raises-new-questions"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/police-radio-dispatch-alejandro-nieto-shooting-raises-new-questions#comments Rebecca Bowe Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:08:22 +0000 rebecca 30365 at http://www2.sfbg.com Q&A: Queer Rebels on accessibility, representation, and the challenges queer people of color still face http://www2.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/04/17/qa-queer-rebels-accessibility-representation-and-challenges-queer-people-col <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/jezebel%20delilah%20x%20by%20mia%20nakano.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">Jezebel Delilah X will perform at Liberating Legacies, Sun/20.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY MIA NAKANO</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>It’s not that <em>Modern Family</em> and your Gender Studies reading list aren’t doing anything for queer and trans representation -- but there are still stories to be told, and ears to be reached.<span class="read-more"><a href="/pixel_vision/2014/04/17/qa-queer-rebels-accessibility-representation-and-challenges-queer-people-col"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/04/17/qa-queer-rebels-accessibility-representation-and-challenges-queer-people-col#comments LGBT activists LGBT artists Q&A Queer Rebels Kirstie Haruta Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:27:20 +0000 Emma Silvers 30364 at http://www2.sfbg.com BART fined $210,000 for accident killing two workers http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/bart-fined-210000-accident-killing-two-workers <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/BART_helmet.jpg" alt="" title="" width="600" height="338"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">A BART helmet right near the site of the accident that killed two transit workers.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>The <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2013/09/17/bart-resists-safety-reforms-labor-negotiations">California Occupational Safety and Health Administration</a> is <a href="http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/citation.html">fining Bay Area Rapid Transit $210,000</a> for three "willful/serious" safety violations connected to the death of two transit workers, citing a lack of safety measures at BART as the fault of their deaths. BART was fined maximum amounts allowed for the offenses, officials said.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/17/bart-fined-210000-accident-killing-two-workers"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/17/bart-fined-210000-accident-killing-two-workers#comments BART BART strike CAL/OSHA Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:04:04 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30363 at http://www2.sfbg.com Plan would renovate vacant public housing units for homeless people http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/plan-would-renovate-vacant-public-housing-units-homeless-people <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Screen%20Shot%202014-04-16%20at%206.30.07%20PM.png" 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">Image based on a photograph by the SF Examiner's Mike Koozmin of Mike, a homeless man who sleeps on sidewalks in the Tenderloin.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">GUARDIAN PHOTO</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Sup. London Breed has proposed setting aside city funding to renovate vacant and dilapidated San Francisco Public Housing units, in an effort to quickly make housing available for homeless families in the face of a dire shortage.</p> <p>At the San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s meeting on April 15, Breed called for the city controller and city attorney to begin drafting a supplemental appropriation of $2.6 million, to be put toward renovating 172 public housing units that are currently sitting vacant and in disrepair.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/16/plan-would-renovate-vacant-public-housing-units-homeless-people"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/plan-would-renovate-vacant-public-housing-units-homeless-people#comments Homelessness Rebecca Bowe Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:32:51 +0000 rebecca 30362 at http://www2.sfbg.com City unveils plan to get tough at 4/20 gatherings http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/city-unveils-plan-get-tough-420-gatherings <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Screen%20Shot%202014-04-16%20at%203.52.01%20PM.png" 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">Sup. London Breed: "We need to make the city and streets safe this year."</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>City officials today announced a "comprehensive plan" to crack down on unpermitted 420 events at Golden Gate Park this Sun/20, saying it was necessary because <a href="http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Golden-Gate-Park-pot-party-a-major-mess-4451852.php">last year’s debauchery</a> got out of hand. That means more police, both in uniform and plainclothes, will be in the park for the greatest marijuana celebration of the year.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/16/city-unveils-plan-get-tough-420-gatherings"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/city-unveils-plan-get-tough-420-gatherings#comments Brian McMahon Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:01:44 +0000 rebecca 30361 at http://www2.sfbg.com Happy hump day music news! http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/16/happy-hump-day-music-news <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Waxahatchee-Coast-To-Coast-Video-608x402.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">Waxatchee plays UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza TODAY, Wed/16, at 5pm. Go! Now!</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>Hiatus, schmiatus:</strong> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheeOhSees" target="_blank">Thee Oh Sees</a> have been added to an already-dreamy <a href="http://www.burgerboogaloo.com/" target="_blank">Burger Boogaloo</a> lineup. Catch 'em alongside OFF!, Shannon and the Clams, Nobunny, Terry Malts, and of course the inimitable Miss Ronnie Spector herself, July 5-6 at Mosswood Park in Oakland.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/04/16/happy-hump-day-music-news"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/16/happy-hump-day-music-news#comments Link roundup Thee Oh Sees Waxahatchee Emma Silvers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:05:23 +0000 Emma Silvers 30360 at http://www2.sfbg.com Supervisors outfox landlords on eviction compensation measure http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/supervisors-outfox-landlords-eviction-compensation-measure <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4723-news_edlee_0_0_1.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">Will Mayor Ed Lee offer a quick signature to match his anti-eviction rhetoric?</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Tim Daw</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>When the San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave final approval yesterday [Tues/15] to legislation that would substantially increase the payments landlords are required to give tenants they evict using the Ellis Act, the supervisors made a key change designed to counter a recent eviction push by landlords.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/04/16/supervisors-outfox-landlords-eviction-compensation-measure"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/politics/2014/04/16/supervisors-outfox-landlords-eviction-compensation-measure#comments Ellis Act Evictions Mayor Ed Lee Steven T. Jones Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:20:41 +0000 steven 30359 at http://www2.sfbg.com Saving Yosemite http://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/16/saving-yosemite <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/4829-yosemite_28.jpg" alt="" title="" width="540" height="697"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Yosemite Valley, 1865-1866, by Carleton Watkins</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo by Carleton Watkins, courtesy of Stanford University</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-gallery-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="412" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_02.jpg?1397677340" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="419" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_07.jpg?1397677346" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="419" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_12.jpg?1397677352" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="419" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_13.jpg?1397677358" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="715" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_31.jpg?1397677367" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="697" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_36.jpg?1397677372" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="697" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_38.jpg?1397677383" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="697" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_40.jpg?1397677389" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="697" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_46.jpg?1397677400" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="697" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-yosemite_53.jpg?1397677406" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Long before Teddy Roosevelt and Ansel Adams swooned at the beauty of the place, ex-49er and early photographer&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Carleton Watkins</strong><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;(1829-1916) captured monumental Yosemite Valley for the public's eyes. His stunning 1860s wet-plate negative photos — on view at Stanford's Cantor Arts Gallery April 23-Aug. </span><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/16/saving-yosemite"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/16/saving-yosemite#comments Visual Art Volume 48, Issue 29 Green Marke B. Photography Visual Art Yosemite Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:46:38 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 30357 at http://www2.sfbg.com Shot of Coachella http://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/16/shot-coachella <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/4829-Coachella_Solange.jpg" alt="" title="" width="540" height="360"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">Solange <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Guardian photos by Eric Lynch</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-gallery-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="360" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-Coachella_ArcadeFire.jpg?1397676541" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="810" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-Coachella_LittleDragon.jpg?1397676563" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="360" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-Coachella_PetShopBoys.jpg?1397676582" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="360" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-Coachella_The1975.jpg?1397676596" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="540" height="360" alt="" src="http://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4829-Coachella_TheKnife.jpg?1397676607" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--><br /> <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"><a href="mailto:esilvers@sfbg.com">esilvers@sfbg.com</a></span></p> <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">In case you were on some kind of self-imposed social media hiatus last weekend (early, tech-centered Lent ritual?), you're probably aware of a little music festival called Coachella that comes around this time of year like a bass-thumping, hashtag-happy harbinger of Spring.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/04/16/shot-coachella"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/16/shot-coachella#comments Music Features Volume 48, Issue 29 Arcade Fire Coachella Pet Shop Boys Solange The Knife Emma Silvers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:32:03 +0000 Emma Silvers 30356 at http://www2.sfbg.com A few last thoughts from Coachella http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/15/few-last-thoughts-coachella <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://www2.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/solange%20with%20beyonce.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">Sister Act: Beyonce and Solange</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY ERIC LYNCH</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>Words and photos by Eric Lynch. <br /></strong></p> <p>If Friday was about jorts and flower crowns and Saturday was about sandstorms and solid "lesser" acts, then Sunday was about Coachella babies and big performers who totally brought it.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/04/15/few-last-thoughts-coachella"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> http://www2.sfbg.com/noise/2014/04/15/few-last-thoughts-coachella#comments Coachella 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:00:03 +0000 Emma Silvers 30354 at http://www2.sfbg.com SFMTA repeals paid Sunday parking meters, loses $9.8 million http://www2.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://www2.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 [Tue/15] at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors meeting.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">The board&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2014/02/25/muni-fare-shakedown?page=0,0">voted to repeal Sunday parking meters</a><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">, effective July 1. It 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><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://www2.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://www2.sfbg.com A little help http://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/little-help <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>THE WEEKNIGHTER: Divisadero's Mini Bar packs in maximum impact</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://www2.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://www2.sfbg.com/2014/04/15/little-help#comments Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 29 Food and Drink Mini Bar The Weeknighter Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:36:42 +0000 Kate Conger 30352 at http://www2.sfbg.com