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The best of Coachella 2014

Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all soar, sunburned and smiling. Here's...
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  04-15-2014  |  Gimme Noise

Savage Love Episode 390

Dan counsels a woman in yet another a conservative small town on how to help her lesbian daughter make it...
The Stranger  |  04-15-2014  |  Savage Love Podcast

Vertigo Theatre announces 2014-15 season - 2014/04/15 16:53:26

Vertigo Theatre announces 2014-15 season Posted by Maureen McNamee in Culture Vertigo Theatre has revealed the lineup for its 2014-15...
Fast Forward Weekly  |  04-15-2014  |  Fast Forward Weekly

Worried About Violation, Webber Preps New Campaign Report

By: Justin HorwathAlan Webber's gubernatorial campaign is scrambling to refile its campaign finance disclosure report after SFR inquired about at...
Santa Fe Reporter  |  04-15-2014  |  SF Reeper

State Rep. Jason Villalba Pleads Once Again for Sriracha to Bring Operations to Texas

In January, we told you about Texas state representative Jason Villalba and his quest to convince Huy Fong Foods, Inc...
Houston Press  |  04-15-2014  |  Eating Our Words

YAK Car Pic of the Day

Plug “Ford Aspire” into Wikipedia and it offers to take you to the Ford Festiva page (not to be confused...
Artvoice  |  04-15-2014  |  Artvoice Daily

American Meltdown wins big at Grilled Cheese Invitational

Paul Inserra was right to feel confident about his American Meltdown entries at last Saturday’s Grilled Cheese Invitational in Los...
INDY Week  |  04-14-2014  |  Big Bite

5 Things You Have to Do This Week

Wed 5/16 The Cutting Edge Save for Fashion Week San Antonio and Una Noche en la Gloria’s eccentric Runway en...
San Antonio Current  |  04-14-2014  |  Current Blogs

SA Woman Will Run to Her Own Tune in the Boston Marathon This Weekend

Ask runner Meredith Hein what’s on her playlist, and you’ll get nothing. She will run the Boston Marathon this weekend,...
San Antonio Current  |  04-14-2014  |  Current Blogs

ISO: Ticketing Customer Service Rep! Yeehaw!

Are you friendly? Do you love helping people? Can you explain things clearly and patiently via email and on the...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Proposed food voucher pilot program could feed thousands of hungry San Franciscans

A pilot project to fund healthy fruit and vegetable vouchers for food insecure San Franciscans was proposed at the Board...
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  04-14-2014  |  SFBG Politics

BART Station Closed, Person Found Under Train (Update)

Update 6 p.m.: BART says everyone should expect normal service by 6:30 p.m. Montgomery Street station is back open after...
SF Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The Snitch

Chair-ish Recycled Art Contest Winners

Makawao Union Church’s second annual Chair-ish Maui Recycled Art Contest announced the winners of its benefit competition April 13. Jim...
Maui Time Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  MauiFeed

The Bollywood/Kraftwerk Connection

This clip from the Bollywood film Haadsa contains a scene featuring some of the best things in life: yoga, orange...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

In Culture News: Gone Girl Gets a Great Trailer, How to Un-Ban a Book, and the New York Times Praises Seattle's Bookstores

Un-Banning a Book: I told you a while ago that Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Fukushima buildings flooded with radioactive water

News Features »Hundreds of tons of highly radioactive water have inundated building basements at Japan’s Fukushima No.Fukushima buildings flooded with...

The $15 Minimum Wage Charter Amendment Language

A PDF of the charter amendment filed this morning regarding a $15 minimum wage is right here, if you'd like...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Read the Pulitzer Finalist Story On Mexican Drug Cartel Bombings in the Pacific Northwest

The Pulitzer Committee says Oregonian reporter Les Zaitz undertook "personal risk to him and his sources" and "revealed how lethal...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Downtown Ice Creamery to give away FREE cones

"On Thurs., April 17 from 3-7pm, Get Real (a new restaurant open at 310 South Elm St.) will be giving...
YES! Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

GYC’s “Operation Move” Set for May 17 now Features a Superhero Fun Run

"The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) is holding “Operation Move” from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, May 17 at the...
YES! Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Atlanta Public Schools hires Meria Carstarphen as next superintendent (Update)

After a yearlong search for a new superintendent, the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  04-14-2014  |  Fresh Loaf

Slip into ROAM's 8th episode of nuanced nostalgia

You may recognize David Matysiak from his fruitful endeavors in some of the city's most adventurous experimental rock acts (see...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  04-14-2014  |  Crib Notes

Knife Found in Passenger's Leftover Enchilada at Oakland International Airport

2/2 hidden inside the enchiladas, this 8.5 inch #knife. LEOs responded, and cleared passenger. pic.twitter.com/3HTyKOC4su— TSAmedia_NicoM (@TSAmedia_NicoM) April 14, 2014...
SF Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The Snitch

Professor Travis Pratt Fired From ASU, Settles With Student Who Sued After Affair

Professor Travis Pratt's affair with a graduate student didn't work out so well. The criminal-justice expert has agreed to settle...
Phoenix New Times  |  04-14-2014  |  Valley Fever

What Are You Doing This Week? Stranger Critics Answer the Question

CatCam 420"The Grudgemaster" Emily Nokes: "Tonight, I'm going to get stoned to the bone and check out the strange musical...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Week in Vegan: Vegan Seders, Soyless Tofu, and Baby Sloths

​Having a vegan Seder? Here's everything you need to know to keep your event kosher and cruelty-free. Yes, matzoh balls...
SF Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  SFoodie

U.S anti-gay and Canadian anti-abortion activists arrested in Regina

U.S anti-gay and Canadian anti-abortion activists arrested in ReginaA controversial American anti-gay activist has been arrested...
The Georgia Straight  |  04-14-2014  |  Views

Sound Check: Goat Don't Do That Voodoo To You

GOAT Has someone wronged you? Are they wronging lots of people? Is revenge needed? It might be time for voodoo...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

Music Monday! Underlords Take Acid, Chandler Strutz, Paradise & More

Underlords Take Acid by UNDERLORDS TAKE ACIDHere's the mind-melting new one from Underlords Take Acid. It's a one-off project with...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-14-2014  |  Blog Town, PDX

Obamacare Cheaper Than Expected

Kate Pickert at Time says: The cost of expanding coverage under the Affordable Care Act will be billions less than...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

How Quickly Do You Want the City To Fund And Build the Bike Master Plan?

Have you heard of the Bike Master Plan? No? It's an evil plot—it's in the name, master plan—to ban all...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

The Olio, Winston-Salem’s First Hot Glass Studio, Is Taking Shape At West End Mill Works.

7 tons of custom made equipment to bedelivered the week of April 14, 2014"Winston-Salem’s first hot glass studio, The Olio, is...
YES! Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Homeless in Vancouver: What panhandling bought someone today

Homeless in Vancouver: What panhandling bought someone todayBy any other name it’s still supposed to be two flaps of heroin...
The Georgia Straight  |  04-14-2014  |  Views

Austinist Shuts Down

Gothamist says site wasn't getting the "attention it deserves"...

Karen Wall Joins the Visit Winston-Salem Convention Sales Team

KAREN WALL"Karen Wall has joined the Visit Winston-Salem sales team as sales manager responsible for conventions and meetings business within...
YES! Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Shaw Communications cutting 400 jobs

Straight Talk »The Calgary-based communications and media company announced it will shed hundreds of "management and non-customer facing" jobs.Shaw Communications...

Marijuana: Denver hotel searches for 4/20 weekend up 73 percent

As we've reported, State of Colorado and City of Denver tourist agencies have resisted the temptation to use marijuana as...
Westword  |  04-14-2014  |  Lastest Word

An Intimate Evening of Rock with 3 DOORS DOWN ACOUSTIC

Songs from the Basement - DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center - August 17, 2014"3 Doors Down has announced Summer plans that feature...
YES! Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The YES! Weekly blog!

Fighting Harder for Low-Income Artist Housing Than for the New iPhone

JGFIERCE FIGHT FOR HOUSING IN SEATTLE Are all these people really artists? We shall see. They slept out for new...
The Stranger  |  04-14-2014  |  Slog

NYPD Testifies In Trial of Cecily McMillan, Occupy Wall Street Protester Accused of Assaulting Cop

On Friday, the trial of Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan began, more than two years after she's accused of...
The Village Voice  |  04-14-2014  |  Runnin' Scared

Book Sale: 250,000 Tomes to Attract Hordes of Serious Shoppers

Every year, Black Friday stories about hapless store clerks being impressed into working ghastly hours and expiring beneath the feet...
SF Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  The Snitch

Akaku’s Youth Program Receives Building Pathways Grant

Akaku Community Television’s Youth Broadband Education Awareness Mentoring program has been granted $5,000 from the Maui Economic Development Board’s Ke...
Maui Time Weekly  |  04-14-2014  |  MauiFeed

Lost in its Own Jungle: “Rio 2’s” Socially Awkward Agenda Has a Racist Streak

Brazilian co-writer/director Carlos Saldanha returns to the music-driven children’s animation franchise he began in 2011. Written with three other screenwriters, “Rio 2’s” skewed racial hierarchy of animal characters is spelled out beneath their colorful camouflage.
Cityview  |  Cole Smithey  |  04-08-2014  |  Movies

One day in DeShaies, Guadeloupe

Vacation the way it's meant to be.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Desiree Kane  |  04-15-2014  |  Travel

Court Docs Unsealed

Probation Reports: What we can learn from the 'most important' documents in the criminal justice system.
North Coast Journal  |  Thadeus Greenson  |  04-13-2014  |  Crime & Justice