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Sharp Park: When a Golf Course Counts as a Natural Area

A golf course is about as natural as a fake tan and a face full of Botox. Links-dwelling flora and fauna inhabit picturesque environments that appear to be lands of ecological enchantment. But closer scrutiny reveals uglier truths: Such wildlife…
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News, The Snitch Rare Manzanita Plant <i>Finally</i> Gets Some Love From the Feds

Rare Manzanita Plant Finally Gets Some Love From the Feds

How much space does a plant need to grow, if its population recently crashed to a single specimen?In the case of the Franciscan Manzanita, a shrub thought to be extinct in the wild until it was discovered in 2009 growing alongside…
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News, Sucka Free City Carbon Tax Funds: S.F. Monies Are Sitting Around Unused

Carbon Tax Funds: S.F. Monies Are Sitting Around Unused

Mayor Gavin Newsom made history in late 2007 when he triumphantly declared that his city's departments would be the first in the nation to pay a local carbon tax for all official air travel. The levy, set two years later…
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News, The Snitch Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Gets Overwhelmed by Two Meetings

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Gets Overwhelmed by Two Meetings

It's not news that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has not a thing to do up there in Sacramento, a city he has said is boring. But you know what is news: Newsom finally had something to do -- and didn't do…
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Oysters in the Bay: If We Fund It, They Will Come. Or Not.

Chronicle readers left panicked by a July 6 article stating that San Francisco Bay's native oyster population had recently collapsed were presumably relieved two weeks later. A follow-up July 19 article gushed that more than $1 million is being sunk…
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News, Sucka Free City Green Facade: New SFPUC Building Masks an Eco-Unfriendly Truth

Green Facade: New SFPUC Building Masks an Eco-Unfriendly Truth

As you probably know from starry-eyed pieces in other papers, the city's 900-odd white-collar utility department workers begin moving into elaborately green new digs on Golden Gate Avenue this week. But any notion that the new eco-phallus near City Hall…
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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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