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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers April 2-8, 2014

Andytown Coffee Roasters: The Outer Sunset's new coffee roaster comes via a former Blue Bottle lead barista and her musician husband. The menu's Irish influenced – soda bread is a signature snack – and lunch and more is on the…
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Dining, Recent Openings

Recent Openers March 26-April 2, 2014

Barrel Head Brewhouse: NoPa has a new neighborhood hang that's not, uh, NoPa in this new brewhouse and restaurant from the folks behind Dear Mom and Thieves Tavern. Brewery won't be fired up for a few weeks, but there's bar…
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Calendar, Night&Day Scammers' Secrets

Scammers' Secrets

Cons, Scams, and Undue Influence are everywhere, according to Patrick O'Reilly, a clinical psychologist and professor at UCSF. From Bernie Madoff-style investment schemes, to well-timed phone calls to elderly grandmothers and raggedy folks on the corner with three playing…
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News, Sucka Free City Heart of Glass: A UCSF Surgeon Marks a Medical and Fashionable Milestone

Heart of Glass: A UCSF Surgeon Marks a Medical and Fashionable Milestone

San Franciscans disturbed by our city's acquiescence to all things tech can take solace: In a recent New Yorker essay about wandering through life wearing Google Glass, Gary Shteyngart claims that, in New York, "I am a conquering hero." In…
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News, Sucka Free City Butt Out: U.C. San Francisco's New Anti-Smoking Policy Follows Workers Everywhere

Butt Out: U.C. San Francisco's New Anti-Smoking Policy Follows Workers Everywhere

In the days of yore, "More Doctors Smoke Camels than Any Other Cigarette" was cutting-edge advertising copy. But that pitch has aged worse than those doctors' lungs. Now, at U.C. San Francisco, no doctor is going to smoke Camels, or…
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News, Letters

SF Weekly Letters

Flashback If drugging by the government happened today: Sadly it seems like if this happened today in the war on terror, people would just shrug and say, "Well, that's no worse than killing…
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Calendar, Night&Day Thought for Food

Thought for Food

“Food addiction.” On its face it sounds absurd -- like maybe “air addiction” or “water addiction.” How can we be addicted to something we need to survive? It’s not like tobacco or alcohol, which some of us might enjoy but…
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Culture, Books "Exiles": A Stanford Doctor and His Daughter Take on the World in Debut Novel

"Exiles": A Stanford Doctor and His Daughter Take on the World in Debut Novel

In Exiles, the debut novel from journalist Cary Groner, a middle-aged Bay Area cardiologist yanks his teenaged daughter out of their broken home and takes her to Nepal to work with him in a health clinic there. This goes as…
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News, The Snitch UCSF Study: Some Indian Immigrants Get Sex-Selection Abortions

UCSF Study: Some Indian Immigrants Get Sex-Selection Abortions

A recently published UCSF study illuminates a startling trend: Indian immigrant women are using reproductive technologies and liberal abortion policies in the United States to abort female fetuses, acting on cultural pressure from their family to bear only sons. The…
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News, Matt Smith

Avoiding Auto Versus Pedestrian Crashes Could Save Taxpayers Cash

On Monday, April 11, a speeding motorist blew through a red light at Masonic Avenue on Grove Street. The car slammed into a jogger in the crosswalk, breaking her leg, and came to a stop only by slamming into an…
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Music, Bouncer Bouncer: How to Sneak into a Wine Bar

Bouncer: How to Sneak into a Wine Bar

Technically, it is not fair for me to write about a wine bar: I hate wine, don't drink it, don't know jack-dilly about it. It's also unfair for me to write about a wine bar in the Financial District: I…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and lows from this week in S.F. music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and lows from this week in S.F. music

Sizzle • Noise Pop festival announces first part of its 2011 lineup, which — to our delight — includes lo-fi R&B whiz How to Dress Well. • Stevie Wonder, Will.I.am., Joe Montana, and other famous faces show up for Neil…
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News, Matt Smith

Mount Sutro battle pits tree lovers against native-plant lovers

Four years ago I was pushing a jogging stroller through the muddy mists of Mount Sutro when the area's usual tangle of ivy, blackberry, and eucalyptus branches opened up into an ancient trail where brush had been mysteriously hacked and…
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News, Feature Standing Up with the Aboriginal Blackmen United

Standing Up with the Aboriginal Blackmen United

Some people face unemployment. Some people fight it. In San Francisco, a battle starts every morning on a street corner in the Bayview, where a crowd of people gathers around a white pickup. On a Thursday in June, there are…
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News, Feature The Many Faces of Dr. Syed

The Many Faces of Dr. Syed

They were on a family vacation in Los Angeles when Dr. Syed called with the test results. Priyanka P. was just 13 then, and had suffered for several years with the itchy, chronic skin rash that comes with eczema. But…
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Music, Rupa and the April Fishes’ global style mashes

Rupa and the April Fishes’ global style mashes

Rupa Marya believes that the boundaries separating us from one another are largely driven by politics. As a professor of medicine at UCSF and a practicing physician at the university's affiliate hospital, she lives the gospel of responsible health care…
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Calendar, Night&Day So Scary

So Scary

Dr. Lisa Bero is on our side. The UCSF pharmacologist studies studies. Studies turn into pills, and we take pills. So it stands to reason that anyone who takes pills might want to know what kind of logic rules those…
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News, Matt Smith

Hot! Horny! Wasted! Teens!

I have seen the future, and she is a tripping, horny teen. The vision arrived last Monday, which happened to be around the same time Village Voice Media, the chain of 15 weekly newspapers that includes SF Weekly, announced companywide…
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News, Matt Smith

Dubious UCSF Study Claims Cops Extort Sex

Amid the hubbub of the 22,000 academics, bureaucrats, and policy wonks attending last month's International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, one presentation suggested grave policy implications for San Francisco. It didn't promise exciting new directions in HIV research, education, or…
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News, Matt Smith

Union, Heal Thyself

In February, Sal Rosselli, leader of the Service Employees International Union's local healthcare affiliate, roiled the U.S. labor movement by going public with his misgivings about a lobbying pact his union made with private nursing home chains, calling it "corporate…
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