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Castro's 'pretty clean,' mayor says

By Alex Madison | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
In her third unannounced neighborhood walk since taking office, Mayor London Breed visited the Castro Monday and declared it "pretty clean."

Almena blasts judge's decision

By Ed Walsh | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
Ghost Ship founder Derick Almena is blasting the judge who threw out the plea deal last week and said it is no longer possible for him to get a fair trial.

Guerneville gears up for Pride

By Charlie Wagner | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
Seeking to maintain LGBT Pride activity in Guerneville following Sonoma County Pride's move to Santa Rosa this year, the inaugural Russian River Pride celebration will be held August 24-26.

Proud Boys threaten B.A.R. with legal action

By Alex Madison | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
The Proud Boys, an international, far-right male fraternity, threatened the Bay Area Reporter with legal action last week after an August 9 opinion column was published describing the group as "white supremacists" and "fascists."

Judge rejects Ghost Ship plea deal

By Alex Madison | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
In a highly unusual move, a judge rejected the plea deal of Ghost Ship defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris following emotionally charged statements from family members in an Oakland courtroom last week.

Banish the Meanies!

By Sari Staver | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
A new digitally remastered, sing-along version of the Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" will screen at the Castro Theater for five days, beginning on Fri., Aug. 17.

Buccaneers stop here

By Philip Campbell | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
Of the Gilbert & Sullivan "big three," which include "H.M.S. Pinafore" and "The Mikado," "The Pirates of Penzance" or "The Slave of Duty" arguably remains the most popular.

Glorious images of the natural world

By Sura Wood | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
We're swinging into the final round of summer, which means it's time for the California Academy of Sciences' annual "BigPicture" show, where a cavalcade of eye-popping color photographs is now on view.

Guest Opinion: Build it, and the people will come

By Ken Jones | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
The Castro Muni station has meant a lot of different things to me during the past four decades: a construction site. A community rallying place. A point of entry for gay people from around the globe. And now, a workplace.

Opera under a mushroom cloud

By Roberto Friedman | Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
Nonesuch has just released the first recording of "Doctor Atomic," composer John Adams' opera about the Manhattan Project, which had its world premiere from San Francisco Opera in 2005.

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