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  1. Queer Flight: Does the Success of Gay Rights Mean the End of Gay Culture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | SF Weekly

    When Lary Abramson moved to San Francisco from Detroit in July 1960, police raids on gay bars were commonplace.

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  2. BART's Monster-Sized Trademark Claim: A Tale of Two LogosRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Local comedian Mark Pitta has a bit about watching the climactic finale of Scarface with his mom: In the midst of the blood-soaked invasion of Tony Montana 's villa by Alejandro Sosa 's horde of Bolivian mercenaries, Pitta's mother quips, "That is a lovely house."

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  3. Your Money or Your Livelihood: Pot Dispensaries Decide to See How Serious the Justice Department IsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SF Weekly

    In the drug war, San Francisco is more like no man's land than it is a combat zone.

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  4. Arthouse Movie Listings June 4-10, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Mememe no kurage : Visual artist Takashi Murakami makes his directorial debut with this imaginative children's fantasy presented in Japanese with English subtitles.

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  5. The Mission's Lost Church Performance Space Seeks Donations To Go Legit and Stay OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    The Lost Church is one of those places that makes San Francisco feel like San Francisco.

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  6. Down and Outlaws Fight Negativity About S.F. Music Scene With Not Dead Yet FestRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    The members of bluesy S.F. rock outfit Down and Outlaws refuse to ignore the negative talk about the current tech boom and its effects on the local music scene.

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  7. The Snatch: Breeding Nuisance 24/7Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    You know the rat problem that's festered in parks and businesses of late? Apparently, an S.F. woman has been breeding rats in her room at a residential hotel and then releasing them in public parks, earning her the nickname of "rat girl."

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  8. A Package Deal: The Bucket Man Does Intel, Goes on a European Tour, Gets Some ShirtsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    After almost a year of planning, countless Skype calls, and complications with passports, Larry Hunt, the "Bucket Man" who drums on Market Street, returned to S.F. two weeks ago after spending nine days in Europe on an appropriately strange tour.

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  9. Of Beauty and Utility: Supervisor Wiener Legislates Against Functional UglinessRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Like many of his constituents in the Castro District, Supervisor Scott Wiener has an idyllic - even fastidious - vision for San Francisco.

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  10. Shed the Wealth: Philanthropy Meets Game Show Meets Twitter in S.F.Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | SF Weekly

    In Roald Dahl's The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar , the eponymous Sugar found himself with more money than he knew what to do with.

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  11. OutKast Rules at BottleRock Napa Valley, But Long Lines Kill the Vibe, 5/31/14Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Worse than: Any other experience I've had exiting a large concert or a festival, including those where you board buses to leave.

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  12. Letters May 28-June 3, 2014Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Enjoying the view the public will never see: The SFCTA is hypocritical ["Vapid Transit," Joe Eskenazi, Sucka Free City, 5/21]; it micromanages other agencies' projects funded by the sales tax, yet has always paid for a top-floor office and top-notch equipment with minimal scrutiny.

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  13. The Snatch: Money for Pride, Cash for FreeRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Before you call mom and dad for help with next month's rent, read this: There's a new social experiment happening on Twitter in which an anonymous person hides $100 bills around San Francisco and tweets photos with some hints about where they are.

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  14. This Land Is Your Land and Your Land and Your Land: The Problem with...Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Following the credits, the movie abruptly cuts to the hapless taxi passenger marooned by a runaway driver in the film's opening moments.

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  15. Crimes with Benefits: San Francisco Pays Wrongdoers Long Into RetirementRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    As of his last court appearance on Friday, disgraced former San Francisco police officer Paul Makaveckas was still collecting an annual pension of at least $101,650 - enough, presumably, to fund his mounting legal bills.

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  16. The Complex: The City Falls Into a Housing ParadoxRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Marchell Johnson smiles at the memory. But it's not a pleasant smile. And it's not a pleasant memory.

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  17. The Rubber State: Porn Finds the Condom Bill Ill-FittingRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    California has the fourth-highest unemployment rate in the country; as of 2013, 8 percent of our state was out of work.

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  18. Hidden Agenda: Landfill ExperimentalistsRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Concertgoers already know Mark Treise as the bassist of CCR Headcleaner. Live, he's bedazzled, bedecked with charms, and somewhat bedraggled, churning out the thick low-end beneath CCR Headcleaner's woozy riffs.

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  19. "Cold in July": Western Noir Means Angry DadsRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Not a light comedy at the expense of San Francisco after all, Cold in July transpires as a ripping good if increasingly risible Texas-set indie thriller, with Michael C. Hall doing a Dexter flip side as the nervous killer of a home invader whom scary looming patriarch Sam Shepard intends to avenge.

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  20. Bacon Bacon: Pork-Centric Haight Cafe Is More Than a NoveltyRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | SF Weekly

    Ah, bacon, that undying American obsession. Salty, cured pork belly has been part of the country's diet since the beginning, but the bacon mania that we have indulged over the past few years has more to do with our times than any sense of heritage.

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