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The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Why consumer financial protection is a civil rights issue -- and the city needs to take it seriously

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

Plus: A critical vote on Soma's future and a conversation with Robert Kennedy Jr. -- that's what's happening this week

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

Examined Life: Power, patriarchy, and the imperfect guru

Buddhist teacher Noah Levine is dismissed from Against the Stream because of sexual misconduct. Now the organization is folding. Why does this song sound so familiar?

A showcase of ‘young blood’ Asian American writers

Kearny Street Workshop’s Interdisciplinary Writers Lab Final Reading pools new talent and activist elders at Asian Art Museum

Arts Forecast: Clutter, Zinefest, Wavy Gravy

Fillmore Salsa Fest, 'Drugs in the Tenderloin,' Michael Jackson portraits, Paul Young and Midge Ure, and more upcoming events

We know how to control housing costs

An urban economics and housing expert explains the truth about rent control

Cooking in your car

The rise of the un-housed middle class -- and a radical approach to homefullness

Arthur, Arthur!

Reflections on a punch bowl, my Washington High School reunion -- and what it means to be an "Arthur"

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week