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Catch 49 keeping Alaskan fishing local

In a market saturated with seafood products, there is a small social enterprise striving to do business differently. “There is a growing movement to get back to our roots where seafood is concerned—to keep it local, or at least keep the origin story intact so that as we sit down to dinner, we can tell our kids the name of the fisherman who harvested tonight’s catch and know that the sustenance with which we’re nourishing our bodies is also what sustains that fishing family,” says Catch 49 Director Katy Rexford. The brainchild of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council (AMCC), Catch 49 has been working with small-scale fishermen along Alaska’s coastline to provide sustainably-sourced seafood o

Hippie Sabotage: Hip-hop-infused EDM duo to play second show Saturday at Williwaw

Brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer released their first EP in 2013, but the duo has been making music together since they were pre-teens. “We started out as skateboard kids in Sacramento wanting to branch out and create something that represented how we grew up,” Kevin said. “We are born-and-bred, die-hard San Francisco Giants fans and grew up digging for records at Amoeba on Haight Street. Our parents moved to California dreaming of that West Coast lifestyle and I think it imprinted in our minds as kids. Then combine that culture with skateboarding, something that requires you to always keep pushing boundaries and fail continuously, I think that gave us our approach to music.” Dropping four ful

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