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Volume 40 Number 33

May 17 – May 23, 2006

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EDITORIAL It's taken years, even decades of fighting, but the noxious, deadly Hunters Point power plant finally shut down this month. After a string...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I was sitting peacefully at home, watching the final episode of The West Wing, which my partner describes as "liberal porn,"...

The Delegate Zero factor

Mexico's famed Subcommander Marcos has re-emerged -- and thrown a wrench into the nation's presidential election

Oh, behave!

Super Ego gets schooled at the Be Nice Party

Brilliant corners

All hail the Dislocated Genius of Chelonis R. Jones's electronic soul

Sleazy does it

You're soaking in that highbrow dirty humor and sucking down Cotton Candy

“Dance/Screen: Innovative International Dance Films”

PREVIEW Dance on film looks flat, distorted, and without nuances, right? Yes and no. In general, dance does not take kindly to the screen....

Turfing the Web

Hip-hop producer Damon Todd stakes out Townturf.com

Bitter wounds

The eloquent Devil on All Sides searches for life during wartime

Girls afraid

Just My Luck and Somersault map wildly different paths to maturity

Anatomy lessons

Bogart never says "Play it again, Sam" in Casablanca, and most noirs don't feature slinky jazz scores, but the misconceptions persist. In the case...

PET ROCK

Saviours Three guitars plus Yaphet Kotto vets equals a rock-out record release party. Fri/19, 9:30 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk, SF. $7. (415)...

Free kitten?

› Kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Mother's Day: the primo time to think about reasons why mom rules. So why did I spend it listening...

No way of knowing

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS I was sick. I couldn't get out of bed, and I couldn't sleep either. If I tried to talk...

The fine print

› paulr@sfbg.com "People will sleep better not knowing how their sausage and politics are made," Otto von Bismarck said — and...

Get thee to a naanery

› paulr@sfbg.com Polk is a many splendored strasse, with lower lows and higher highs, socioeconomically speaking, than practically any other road in town,...

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May 16, 2006
MAY 17-23 ARIES March 21-April 19 You've got a make a certain peace with your reality, Aries. And...

Porn 2.0

› pornomovies@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION In downtown San Francisco, if you wander off Fifth Street down a small, twisting alley nestled among the sky-high monuments...

Measuring stick

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: It's easy to find reliable stats on penis size, but is there anything out there on average...

Newsom’s road-closure veto

EDITORIAL Mayor Gavin Newsom showed a colossal lack of political courage May 15 when he bowed to pressure from a few rich socialites and...

Hunters Point plan: Wait for an audit

EDITORIAL The redevelopment plan for Hunters Point was heading for almost certain approval at press time, in part for a pretty dumb reason: It...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I was sitting peacefully at home, watching the final episode of The West Wing, which my partner describes as "liberal porn,"...

Cruel and unusual punishment

OPINION Homelessness was recently put on trial in California. It was found not guilty. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...

Eviction battle continues

Latest effort to help renters wins board support, but Newsom veto remains possible