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Volume 40 Number 30

Apr. 26 – May 2, 2006

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Maverick, Amok: The Village loses its ‘Voice’

May 1, 2006
http://lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=3658&IssueNum=151

World Press Freedom Day – 3 May 2006

April 28, 2006
PRESS RELEASE Vienna, 28 April 2006 IPI Condemns Harassment and Intimidation of Yemeni Journalists The International Press Institute (IPI), the global...

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April 27, 2006
At one time in my life, I thought I had a handle on the meaning of the word...

Tossing the salad

› paulr@sfbg.com During the long weeks of this un-spring, I have often found myself looking out into the rain-swept garden and thinking:...

1906 Earthquake Survivor: Anchor Brewing Company

April 25, 2006
1705 Mariposa, SF(415) 863-8350, www.anchorbrewing.comSituated at the foot of increasingly residential Potrero Hill, San Francisco stalwart Anchor Brewing Company defies typical American business practice....

Chain Alternative: Brownie’s Hardware

April 25, 2006
1563 Polk Street, SF (415) 673-8900It's a Brownie's tradition: Every owner of the hardware store has served as president of the Polk...

Small Business Activist: Comet Skateboards

April 25, 2006
458 Brannan, SF(510) 625-9045 www.cometskateboards.com What if we saved our precious natural resources by not transporting our food and clothes halfway around the world?...

Arthur Jackson Diversity in Business Award: Fabric8

April 25, 2006
3318 22nd St., SF (888) 554-4321, www.fabric8.comHoping to spread San Francisco style — in all its bounty of shapes, sounds, and colors — across...

Community Activist: Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition

April 25, 2006
bayareafairtradecoalition.blogspot.comIf you happen to be at one of Noe Valley's many cafés on Saturday, April 29, you may encounter a motley, overcaffeinated crew talking...

Creative Manufacturer: Fat Dog’s World Famous Subway Guitars

April 25, 2006
1800 Cedar, Berk.(510) 841-4106For 38 years, a man named Fat Dog has been serving as Berkeley's own musical Dr. Frankenstein.As the owner of Fat...

Cav Wine Bar

REVIEW Maybe it's the flight of robust German reds talking, but Cav seems like the sleekest, yet somehow the most laid-back, entry in the...

Virtual sausage

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.comCHEAP EATS Sometimes it's almost too much. You're driving home in the middle of the night, country roads, nothing but static on the...

Deeper into sushi

› paulr@sfbg.comOpera Plaza doesn't look like restaurant heaven, and, for the most part, it isn't. The development's long-running success story is Max's Opera Café,...

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Apr. 26-May 2AriesMarch 21-April 19Making decisions is strictly off-limits, Aries, unless you’re the rare ram that has a solid grip on your best-case scenario,...

The great e-mail debate

› bitchenmail@techsploitation.comTECHSPLOITATION Geeks turn social events into intellectual debates, so it should be no surprise that intellectual debates are often an excuse for geeky...

Raw Deal

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea:  Should I worry that my husband, who says he is straight because he just isn't attracted to guys, might be subconsciously...

A strong small-business agenda

EDITORIAL You read the academic journals these days, or peruse economic-development Web sites, and everyone seems to be talking about sustainable urban economics. It's...

20 questions for Fiona Ma

Sup. Fiona Ma, who is running for state Assembly, last week decided to skip an endorsement interview that she scheduled with the Guardian -...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com EDITOR'S NOTES I've been having mixed feelings about this Matt Gonzalez for Congress thing. I mean, I was one of the first...

Save John Swett!

OPINION In seeking to close the John Swett Alternative Elementary School in San Francisco's Western Addition, the San Francisco Unified School District...

Students, drugs, and a law of intended consequences

A few weeks before Marisa Garcia started her first semester of college in 2000, a cop found a pipe with marijuana residue in her...

Drugs of choice

Why some former cops argue that all drugs

Pombo on the issues

To say that Richard Pombo is an environmental skeptic is putting it mildly. When asked if Pombo accepted the worldwide scientific consensus that global...

Warm fuzzies

› superego@sfbg.com SUPER EGO Fur suit! Is there anything better? The darling buds of May are peeping through, the beautiful ladies of the...