This Week's Paper
Protesters prevent Israeli ship from unloading during two days of picketing outside the Port of Oakland
How a high-minded countercultural experiment ended up on everyone's bucket list
Decades after crack cocaine "epidemic," bill aims for parity between crack and powder cocaine sentencing
United Educators of San Francisco authorize preliminary strike vote as concerns about cost of living rise
Arts & Culture
Has Burning Man become just another music festival?
Fresh-faced Nick Monaco's fresh take on house, plus Todd Terje, DJ Sprinkles, Four Tet, more parties
Theatre Rhinoceros revives its spring production of Alan Bennett's 'The Habit of Art'
Aubrey Plaza slays in 'Life After Beth'
'Rich Hill' and 'Me and You' offer very different (but equally compelling) coming-of-age tales
LEFT OF THE DIAL: Noise Pop's 2nd annual shindig-in-the-streets features Myron & E, dumplings, everything else good
New releases from bands that call the Bay home
Food & Drink
TABLEHOPPING From late-night bibimbap to calzones for lunch and affordable thali plate feasting, you're covered.
THE WEEKNIGHTER Contemplating change -- and not-change -- with High Lifes at the Sycamore