Volume 44, Issue 51


Volume 44, Issue 51

News & Culture

THE SEX ISSUE: Our favorite sleazy, easy, and just plain sexy people, places, and things in San Francisco

Guardian Staff Writers
Cover Story

Volume 44, Issue 51

News & Culture

The Castro/Noe Valley district offers the sharpest contrasts between candidates — and is getting the least attention

Tim Redmond

Labor strife at the Hotel Frank follows its namesake's sullied reputation

Steven T. Jones

You wouldn't know Prop. B has anything to do with children's health care — because proponents don't want you to know the true costs

Tom Ammiano

Why one Chronicle columnist can do fundraisers and one can't

Tim Redmond

The utility won't release its pipeline locations — even to the Fire Department — but we managed find the info

Noah Arroyo, Rula Al-Nasrawi

The city needs to be moving on every front to find out exactly where all of PG&E's hazardous infrastructure is

Guardian Editorial

Volume 44, Issue 51

Food & Drink

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

Despite its European pedigree, this Potrero Hill newbie scores with excellent Mexican fare

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Clowns, meat-eating girlfriends of tank aerators, and Rafael's Shutter Café

L.E. Leone

Volume 44, Issue 51

Arts & Culture

Sounds Like Teen Spirit: A Popumentary brings garish joy to the new International Children's Film Festival

Dennis Harvey

Marin Theatre enlivens the first entry in Tarell Alvin McCraney's Brother/Sister trilogy

Robert Avila

Shaun O'Dell moves from sight to sound with Sword and Sandals and WR/DS

Kimberly Chun

Mount Kimbie crafts analog/digital songs for grottos or spaceships

Michael Krimper

Glitch pioneer Fennesz surfs from sun-dappled shallows into darker water

Matt Sussman

An interview with the Howl star

Michelle Devereaux

Howl gives a glimpse of tumultuous times -- but is it fair to Ginsberg? Plus, an interview with actor James Franco about his leading role

Marke B.

Revisiting Robert Gardner's polarizing ethnographic films

Max Goldberg

Chain-chain-chains: Folsom Street Fair parties, Public Works opening, Horse Meat Disco, Black Milk, Flying Lotus, Carl Craig, Mary Anne Hobbs, Kyle Hall, and a ton more nightlife

Marke B.

Dana Lawton and Jia Wu kick off the dance season with a strong program

Rita Felciano