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  1. the national interest
    Chesa Boudin and the Debacle of Urban Left-wing PoliticsThe left and the center-left fight it out in the cities.
  2. early and often
    The Backlash Has Begun in CaliforniaSan Francisco recalls its progressive DA and Los Angeles powers an ex-Republican into contention for mayor.
  3. early and often
    Chesa Boudin and the Limits of San Francisco LiberalismIf Chesa Boudin is recalled, it will be because his city has never been its left-wing caricature.
  4. crime
    Police Used a Woman’s Rape Kit to Arrest Her for a CrimeSan Fransisco authorities have identified at least 11 other cases where survivors’ DNA evidence was used in unrelated investigations.
  5. save the last dance
    Afterglow in Gallery LandWith her installation The New Eagle Creek Saloon, Sadie Barnette gives a gay bar new life at the Kitchen.
  6. politics
    San Francisco School-Board Fallout Will Spread Far Beyond CityWhile the ouster of three school-board members was driven by local issues, the landslide vote has broader implications for schools and progressives.
  7. vulture lists
    The 33 Greatest Disaster Movies of All TimeWhat makes cinematic depictions of catastrophe so compelling?
  8. politics
    London Breed Is Sick of the ‘Bulls*t That Has Destroyed’ San FranciscoThe San Francisco mayor didn’t mince words when announcing a program to reduce drug overdoses and street crime in the Tenderloin this week.
  9. california
    Chesa Boudin Is Going to Face a Recall Election in JuneThe progressive San Francisco district attorney is the latest California political figure to face an expensive recall effort.
  10. vax mandate
    Here’s Another Reason to Be Happy In-N-Out Never Opened in New YorkThe chain is at the center of another vaccine-mandate controversy.
  11. covid-19
    San Francisco Mayor Defends Going Maskless at ClubLondon Breed was seen singing and dancing without a mask on at the city’s Black Cat nightclub last week.
  12. the inside game
    ‘A Complete Perversion of Our Democracy’Gavin Newsom may yet win California’s recall election. But how did it get this close?
  13. politics
    Everyone in San Francisco Has Something to Say About ChesaChesa Boudin is the nation’s most progressive prosecutor in one of the country’s most liberal cities. Now, many residents are trying to throw him out.
  14. stop asian hate
    Yet Another Elderly Asian Woman Was Viciously AttackedNow, she’s donating more than $900,000 to combat anti-Asian hate.
  15. racism
    An Asian Uber Driver Was Pepper Sprayed and Coughed On by RidersAfter the driver, who is from Nepal, asked the passengers to wear masks, they called him racial slurs and ripped off his mask.
  16. rip
    Cecilia Chiang, the Restaurateur Who Changed Chinese Food in America, Has DiedShe opened the Mandarin in 1961, introducing this country to dishes that are now ubiquitous.
  17. the wedding files
    A San Francisco Wedding at a Big, Empty PierThe bride changed into crushed-velvet pants for the disco-infused reception.
  18. coronavirus
    What Does a Stay-at-Home Order Mean, Exactly?Some states are lifting the restrictions as early as this week, defying health officials’ recommendations.
  19. what time is it?
    Why Bother With 4/20 When Time Is Meaningless?San Francisco’s mayor warned those celebrating the upcoming festivities from congregating with each other.
  20. coronavirus
    San Francisco Caps How Much Delivery Services Can Charge RestaurantsMayor London Breed says the move will help restaurants survive the coronavirus crisis.
  21. the grub street diet
    Reporter Mike Isaac Orders Illicit Pizza“Immediately, the regulars in the bar narked us out.”
  22. environmental concerns
    San Francisco Cafés Are Dropping Disposable CupsThis is exactly how the anti-plastic straw movement began.
  23. cityscape
    A Transit Hub for an All-Corporate San Francisco FutureA public project that almost feels privatized.
  24. criminal justice
    Chesa Boudin’s Challenge to San Francisco — and AmericaWhat happens when a district attorney candidate promises to upend what the criminal-justice system was designed to do?
  25. closings
    April Bloomfield Suddenly Closes San Francisco’s Historic Tosca CafeBut it’s not gone for good.
  26. the top line
    Instead of Juul, San Francisco Should Have Banned CigarettesOr gotten ahead of the vaping more effectively by piloting an effective age-restriction regime.
  27. the grub street diet
    Chef Gabriela Cámara Has Breakfast Strategies“I just think of having a bigger breakfast when I have more time: It’s tactical.”
  28. the other critics
    Is Chez Panisse a Good Restaurant or What?The celebrated restaurant gets reviewed by the San Francisco Chronicle’s brand-new critic.
  29. interviews
    Meet Soleil Ho, America’s Newest Restaurant CriticHo takes over at the San Francisco Chronicle after the previous critic held the job for 30-plus years.
  30. weekend with
    A Local Photographer’s Favorite Spots in San FranciscoA weekend with Emily Scott.
  31. the other critics
    The San Francisco Chronicle Names Soleil Ho Its New Restaurant CriticShe succeeds Michael Bauer, who retired earlier this year.
  32. san francisco
    A Trip Through Northern California With a Professional ChefIt involved amazing views and even better food.
  33. awards
    Dominque Crenn’s San Francisco Restaurant Awarded 3 Michelin StarsShe’s the first female chef in America to earn three stars.
  34. 2018 midterms
    Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi OpponentDemocrat Abigail Spanberger had to remind her Republican opponent of her name after he mentioned Pelosi 21 times in a debate.
  35. true crime
    Headless Body Found in Missing Homeowner’s Fish TankSan Francisco authorities are trying to determine if the corpse belongs to Brian Egg, a local man who disappeared three months ago.
  36. Insider Travel Itineraries for 9 Far-Flung CitiesThe typical days and ​play-it-by-ear nights of locals from Lagos, Stockholm, Beijing, Honolulu, Dubai, San Francisco, Bogotá, Bangkok, and Oslo.
  37. sexual harassment
    After Ken Friedman Allegations, His SF Restaurant Will Lose Its Chef and ManagerThe two reportedly tried to purchase the restaurant after the first allegations emerged.
  38. robots
    Robots Still Suck at Making LattesCafe X’s $25,000 machine can crank out 120 visually underwhelming craft coffees per hour.
  39. sexual harassment
    A Disgraced Chef Is Actually Selling His RestaurantAn employee and her husband will take over Oakland’s Boot & Shoe Service.
  40. A CA Bill to Encourage High-Density Development Near Transit Dies. For Now.An ambitious bill to force local governments to allow high-density housing near transit stops aroused a huge debate — and too much opposition.
  41. look book
    The Historian Who Loves Architecture“I’m kind of an architecture nerd and carry around the 1978 AIA Guide to New York architecture.”
  42. the urbanist: san francisco
    The Best Day Trips From San FranciscoHalf the joy of living in the Bay Area is leaving it behind. Here’s where the locals go when they need to get away.
  43. the urbanist: san francisco
    A Day Out in Divisadero, San Francisco’s Epicenter of CoolOnce a sleepy residential neighborhood, it’s now one of the city’s best places to eat, drink, and hang out. The Mill’s Josey Baker explains.
  44. the urbanist: san francisco
    Where Star Bartender Nicolas Torres Drinks in San FranciscoThe cocktail slinger behind Lazy Bear and True Laurel loves classic margaritas, natural wine, and a grimy-good dive bar.
  45. the urbanist: san francisco
    San Francisco’s Most Coveted Reservations — and Where to Go If You Can’t Get InThree foodie locals on the restaurants they always book in advance, plus their top alternatives when it doesn’t pan out.
  46. the urbanist: san francisco
    The Best Breakfast Spots in San Francisco, According to LocalsIn the birthplace of artisanal toast, the first meal of the day is not only the most important — it’s practically a religion.
  47. the urbanist: san francisco
    Where Cannabis Enthusiasts Go to Get High on San FranciscoYou can legally buy cannabis at any dispensary in California. Here, the industry vanguard share their favorite places to get stoned on San Francisco.
  48. the urbanist: san francisco
    The Architecture Buff’s Guide to San FranciscoA construction boom is underway and it’s driven by tech dollars. These are the buildings you need to know.
  49. the urbanist: san francisco
    How to Explore the Dogpatch, San Francisco’s Artsiest NeighborhoodThe former industrial area is now home to a groundswell of artistic expression. Workshop Residence creative manager Lisa Ellsworth takes us on a tour.
  50. the urbanist: san francisco
    Where the Locals Would Stay in San Francisco If They Weren’t LocalThe city is home to the world’s most expensive hotel rooms. But there is hope for budget(-ish) travelers.
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