Thursday, April 15, 2021

Marke B.

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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue  BOOK & JOB GALLERY HOLIDAY MARKET Caffeinate, shop zines and local goods, and check those giftees off your list at this gallery’s holiday mini-market.6-1 0pm, free. Book...

Lee’s closest challenger in mayoral poll? Tom Ammiano

By Tim Redmond A new poll done by David Binder and Associates suggests that Mayor Ed Lee is popular, but not unbeatable – and the strongest challenger could be Assemblymember...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12  “CHOICE” Pregnant USS Enterprise Spock babe renderings and all, this juried exhibit orchestrated by the Northern California Women’s Caucus of Art explores the panoply of...

Supes hear how nasty and awful soda is

      My son had a class in high school today about alcohol, something we never had when I was growing up. Back then, you learned about drinking in a bar,...

A little reality about the housing market in SF

By Tim Redmond Michael Yarne, a developer, former mayoral advisor and advocate for increased housing construction in San Francisco, has a metaphor for what economists call The Market: It is,...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require not just an Environmental Impact...

A battle over mayoral power?

A new reform effort aimed at limiting outside employment by SF supervisors made the front page of the Chron Dec. 9, but a much-more-significant change in board rules is...

City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the fake Google employee who said...

The developers’ dilemma

Developers are meeting in San Francisco to talk about how to fix the housing crisis, and one source told me this was all about “making sure there’s never another...

NEWS: A rape victim — and a victim of an unjust system

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had the wrong age for the suspect in this case. The correction is included below. By Tim Redmond The rapist answered an ad in...