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  1. From AatxeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | San Francisco Magazine

    "Rather than just calling it California-Spanish fusion," says Ryan Pollnow, "what I want to do is ask, if Northern California were a region of Spain, how would the food look?" California as a region of Spain? It's not that much of a stretch given the state's history and climate - and the growing proclivity of chefs to do more or less what Pollnow will be doing at Aatxe, the Basque and regional Spanish restaurant that he's opening soon in the Swedish American Hall. Spanish food is enjoying a Bay Area renaissance not seen since the days of Californios.


  2. California's Oldest Pot Club Wins Legal Skirmish With Federal NarcsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    There is a business in Berkeley that opened in 1999 and has since become an international model. It's so nonthreatening that the city government celebrated two days honoring it, in 2009 and again in 2014.


  3. Protests in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    From the moment that a Missouri grand jury announced its failure to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the Bay Area was seized by emotions that were impossible to contain. As Ferguson, 2,000 miles away, erupted in flames, the streets of Oakland and San Francisco filled with demonstrators demanding justice for Brown.


  4. Raiders and Niners Fans Are More Violent Than Violent Protestors in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    At least twenty arrests were confirmed and another ten to twelve people are awaiting paperwork after a Sunday night gathering turned violent in Oakland, with uncontrollable crowds of people screaming, chanting, and painting their faces to hide their identities. In the end, the more dangerous place to be in the East Bay over the weekend wasn't on the streets of Berkeley, protesting the decisions not to indict Daniel Pantaleo and Darren Wilson , it was at the pretty peaceful Raiders-Niners game.


  5. The Arbiter of GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    In order to be seen over the crowd of culinary sophisticates attending the judging of the Good Food Awards, Sarah Weiner is standing on a little platform covered in fresh olive branches. She looks as if she were born of them - her lithe frame, flawless pale skin, and dark, curly hair loosely piled on top of her head give her a wood-nymph quality that's enhanced by her girlish, slightly squeaky voice.


  6. Berkeley Pot Club's Icky Too Sticky for Local ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    The city of Berkeley might be giving away marijuana to low-income residents , but that doesn't mean it's a complete free-for-all over there. There's one force greater in East Bay politics than marijuana: concerned parents.


  7. The Real Winners and Losers in Election 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    Mayor Ed Lee was not on the ballot this week, but he may be the San Francisco election's biggest political winner. Prop A, the transit bond that was the mayor's top priority, won handily.


  8. Buying New Is for SuckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    This is part of " Live Large, Spend Less ," a comprehensive guide to surviving in America's most expensive city. See all of the stories here .


  9. Build Berkeley BuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    As the 2014 political circus nears its grand finale, San Francisco magazine peers under the big top. Here, a series of insider stories about issues, candidates, and races both important and absurd.


  10. The Ai Weiwei Exhibit on Alcatraz Is Unfocused, Overly Literal, a Little Slapdash-and UnmissableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    A detail of Ai Weiwei's With Wind , a paper dragon kite displayed in the New Industries Building on Alcatraz. A detail of Trace , featuring a Lego rendering of Nelson Mandela, one of 175 portraits of dissidents and political prisoners.


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