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Fish Story Red Herring Editor Tony Perkins is a self-described maverick, a stylish fast-talker with a knack for making friends and influencing people in the high-tech world. Not bad traits for a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, but are they what it takes to publish a "m April 10, 1996

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Dancing on the Culture Bus' ashes

It seems the ill-conceived, bright-yellow Muni 74X CultureBus — created to shuttle tourists to various San Francisco cultural icons and backed by Mayor Gavin Newsom — has lost more than half a million dollars in less than a year. Given…
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Trainiquette

After a fare hike earlier this year, isn't it time we started asking Caltrain for a few perks in exchange for the privilege of commuting from San Francisco down the peninsula? A list of demands: • Fire the frustrated drivetime-FM…
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News, The Snitch So, God Told Kurt Warner to Spurn the 49ers. What Else Did The Almighty Say?

So, God Told Kurt Warner to Spurn the 49ers. What Else Did The Almighty Say?

Arizona Cardinals quarterback and devout Christian Kurt Warner briefly considered joining the San Francisco 49ers this week, but while he was visiting the Bay Area God apparently told Warner to forget it. "I told my wife probably 45 minutes into…
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News, Sucka Free City Become a San Francisco Dog Poop Detective

Become a San Francisco Dog Poop Detective

One of the joys of city life is stepping in a fresh pile of dog shit offloaded by one of San Francisco's estimated 120,000 canines. Lieutenant Le-Ellis Brown, the field service assistant supervisor at San Francisco Animal Care and Control,…
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Caltrain allows drinks - see seat stains for proof

Over the past couple of months, BART bureaucrats and board members have debated whether to relax the ban on drinking on trains by allowing commuters to use spill-proof coffee mugs. While director Lynette Sweet has been pushing for the drinking…
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Singin' in Pain

So the district attorney finally charged two teenage toughs for the alleged beating they and their sissy-phobic pals dished out to the Yale a cappella group, the Baker's Dozen, on New Year's Eve. Prosecutors are calling it "a group attack…
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Card-Carrying Fetishist

The charismatic rebel leader derides the deeds allegedly carried out by the ruling elite as "a hate crime against the past." He charges that innocent victims have been condemned to death and secretly carted off to a landfill. Government forces,…
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Halfway House Party It's deja vu all over again for Potrero Hill neighborhood activists who want to keep the population at a local halfway house from nearly doubling. The facilty at 1234 Indiana St. was intended to house 96 nonviolent…
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One Weird Church

Rick Fabian thought he was right where he wanted to be in 1967. After graduating from Yale with honors and picking up a master's degree from Cambridge, the deeply religious 24-year-old settled in at the College of the Resurrection, a…
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Phone Book of Revelations The Jesuits at the University of San Francisco have finally exorcised their telephone prefix, which for more than a decade has been the slightly unseemly 666. "It was the weirdest thing in the world for us…
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Back to the Future Last week, SF Weekly warned that you might want to take pause before plunging your savings into the stock offering of Wired Ventures Inc. -- the parent company of Wired magazine (see "System Crashing," July 10).…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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