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Volume 44 Number 13

Volume 44 Number 13 Flip-through Edition

December 30, 2009
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Editor’s Notes

The fight over the public option in the health care bill wasn't just about containing costs

Spooky-normal activity

YEAR IN FILM: Seen Saw -- horror rode the remake-go-round in 2009

The next budget battle

December 29, 2009

The budget deficit for next year is more than $400 million, and the blood on the floor by the time that's resolved will make this round look easy

The year in film

Was 2009 the year movie theaters died?

Brunch fitness

A brief guide to New Year's late-morning-and-early-afternoon gluttony

We are family

Dear Andrea:Is it OK to ask out my ex sister-in-law? I always thought she was hot. Now we are both divorced and I keep...

2k10 zonkers

An alphabetical compendium of the sweetest New Years Eve hangover-makers. Party, y'all.

Woodyland

YEAR IN FILM: Harrelson marks a banner year in a banner career

Pure war

YEAR IN FILM: The year hyperreal cinema of the combat zone replaced pedestrian politicking

A walk with L.A.

CHEAP EATS For a while there I was running the airport shuttle and it was like the old days when I drove a van....

The Dobler Effect

YEAR IN FILM: Stash the ice princesses and bring on the romantic goofballs

Guns ‘n’ rosés

If you like Beretta - and Beretta is very likable - you'll likely like its younger sibling, Starbelly. I wonder who is thinking up...

Raison ritual

YEAR IN FILM: Paying tribute to the films that paid closest attention

Tenant Torment

December 29, 2009

Renters left hanging as city convenes for holidays and Newsom heads for Hawaii

2000 and gone

YEAR IN FILM: To die like a decade, to live like a brother or friend

New Year’s relief

Rock in 2010 with Brett Dennen, Morning Benders, Devin the Dude, and more live cork-poppers

The Candlestick farce

Two commissions reject logic and common sense to promote Newsom's stadium agenda

Editor’s Notes

Nobody's marching in front of the headquarters of the handful of big companies that have destroyed the health care system in America

The next budget battle

December 21, 2009

The budget deficit for next year is more than $400 million, and the blood on the floor by the time that's resolved will make this round look easy