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Volume 42 Number 45

Best of the Bay 2008

More than 300 winners in our annual celebration of Bay Area excellence, innovation, and independence!

Oh snap!

The Photography Issue: Not just like us! The pre-stalkerazzi celeb shots of Gary Lee Boas

Shoot from the hip

The Photography Issue: Local rock photogs give good bulb. Plus: Son Ambulance, Hall and Oates, C.L.A.W.S, and more


Wolves in the Throne Room's loud love of the land

We be clubbin’? Just barely

Why the Bay has a hard time harboring hip-hop venues

The Gysin file

FlicKeR looks through the dreamachine in search of Brion Gysin

Under the skin

Cactus Taqueria

Don’t be a hatah

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I hate my contraceptive! Hate hate hate hatedy hate! I'm on the mini-pill because the other ones made me sick, and this...

SFPUC shuffle

Powerful commission lies dormant until the mayor can find picks acceptable to the board

Cleaner power, cleaner money

The choice facing us is between being smart about our energy policy or handing over that policy to a corporate boardroom in Atlanta

PG&E’s first big lies

It's not too early to start evaluating the campaign rhetoric and exposing the most ridiculous untruths

Editor’s Notes

Am I the only person who thinks this is insane?

Charitable cash cow

Private companies make big profits raising money for nonprofits

Cash from cabbies

Yellow Cab pushes driver prepayment plan that city officials say is illegal

Optic nerve

The Photography Issue: family albums, prom portraits, street shots, spy satellites -- a portfolio of the exceptional local scene

Volume 42 Number 45 Flip-through Edition

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B Star

Burma Superstar opens an upscale cousin up the street


Adorable "That Girl" Edie shimmies, sings, and spices up the drag genre

New wave reunion

Human League and ABC back-to-back

2008 Cuervo Black US Air Guitar Championships

Craft, sass, and brash fearlessness

Predictably good

Bottle Shock's themes may not be new, but the flick's charming

“Summer Reading”

Visual art inspired by literary classics