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    Groundbreaking Video Mural at SFMOMA Features Bay Area Luminaries and Other Locals

    Groundbreaking Video Mural at SFMOMA Features Bay Area Luminaries and Other Locals

    San Francisco Bay Times columnist and legendary entertainer Donna Sachet, longstanding Bay Times columnist and “Fun Nun” Sister Dana Van Iquity, founding Bay Times contributor Cleve Jones, members of the…

    Leading Expert on San Francisco’s Civic Center Sheds Light on This City Hub in New Book

    Leading Expert on San Francisco’s Civic Center Sheds Light on This City Hub in New Book

    The San Francisco Civic Center was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987 and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places eleven years later. We locals often take…

    Gay and Lesbian Studies Pioneer Recalls the Moment in the 1950s When She Came Out

    Gay and Lesbian Studies Pioneer Recalls the Moment in the 1950s When She Came Out

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: This excerpt originally appeared in My Butch Career: A Memoir by Esther Newton, published by Duke University Press in 2018. It is reprinted here with her permission. My psychiatrist…

    AIDS Life/Cycle Is a Transformative Experience

    AIDS Life/Cycle Is a Transformative Experience

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Among participants in the AIDS/LifeCycle (ALC), there is a longstanding tradition in which riders read personal testaments—”Why I Ride”—to one another. Here is one, representative of…

    Act Now to Reduce Your 2019 Tax Bill

    Act Now to Reduce Your 2019 Tax Bill

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– Cartoonists often depict unpleasant shock by drawing characters with their eyes comically popping out of their face. That image keeps coming to mind when I hear…

    Comparing Similar Yet Different Compacts

    Comparing Similar Yet Different Compacts

    By Philip Ruth– Much has been made of the march from sedans to crossovers and SUVs. But the humble four-door has improved by leaps and bounds, and it still remains…

    New Home, Lasting Mission

    New Home, Lasting Mission

    By Brett Andrews– (Editor’s Note: This issue marks the return of Brett Andrews, the CEO of PRC, to the San Francisco Bay Times. A break was understandably needed, given PRC’s…

    World’s Largest Pipe/Digital Organ to Be Installed at Castro Theatre in 2020

    Construction of the stunning console for the Castro Symphonic Theatre Organ has been completed, according to CODA (Castro Organ Devotees Association Promoting the Art of the Organ). The enormous instrument…

    My Boyfriend Has an Anxious Attachment Style

    My Boyfriend Has an Anxious Attachment Style

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Q: In your columns on attachment styles, your description of the anxious type completely describes my boyfriend. I totally love him, but he’s always so scared…

    Cherries Jubilee at Your Farmers’ Market

    By Debra Morris– Have you ever seen a cherry orchard in early spring? It is one of the prettiest sights there is. Rows of trees follow undulating hills showing off…