Oct 18 - 24, 2012
Socialism’s Front Woman
Young candidate for president calls for people to get organized
Peta Lindsay’s campaign is not about a short-term electoral victory. It’s about building a movement, she says, and setting an example for young people who feel alienated by the political scene.
The Hungry Ghosts
Doctor says loss and trauma cause addiction—not just genetics
Carl-John X Veraja
Maté is a compelling speaker, as his agile phraseology and hard-earned authority bear out—regardless of whether you agree with his conclusions. And some people don't.
Around and Around
In defense of the Candelaria roundabout
The intersection sees 300 percent more accidents with pedestrians than the rest of the city, equivalent to the San Mateo and Montgomery intersection. That is just startling for an area that rightfully prides itself on a mellow pace of life.
Rain on Downtown’s Parade
Twinkle Light Parade moves to Nob Hill, strip clubs are scrutinized, and the city bans spice and bath salts.
Odds & Ends
Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, May 28)
Bees and Seeds Festival
By Maggie Grimason
Second annual fest with eco-friendly vendors, food trucks, artists and professional beekeepers. Free plants available courtesy of Red Tractor Farm.
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