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Volume 44 Number 47

Appetite: Wine Country’s new hot spots

Join me for early visits at two new Wine Country destination eateries: Morimoto Napa and Spoonbar in Healdsburg

Volume 44 Number 47 Flip-through Edition

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The final act

FALL ARTS: Bay Area stages cover the gulf and cruise the outer limits this fall

Music, lovers

FALL ARTS: A new romanticism comes alive this fall, brought to you by Kisses

Show time

FALL ARTS: An alphabet of upcoming fall concerts

Sounds of music

Intriguing recordings from the Bay and beyond this fall

Representing the reps

FALL ARTS: What's on this fall at local rep houses

To live and die in 3-D

FALL ARTS: Fall movie preview (with old-school 2-D, too!)

Fair thee well

FALL ARTS: Zinesters, twangtaculars, chocomania and more mark the fall fairs and fests lineup

Magic 8-Ball

FALL ARTS: Falling forward, bending backward, and staying up with Girl Unit, Designer Drugs, Flying Lotus, Lovevolution, Osunlade, and more


The highly polished restaurant's sleek location calls to mind the (retro) future, but its exquisite dishes are firmly rooted in present trends

Leap into fall

FALL ARTS: Dance critic Rita Felciano's seasonal picks

alt.sex.column: New is as new does

Dear Andrea:We have been happily married five years and I think we're kind of out of ideas for new things to do. I think...

Funny face, fecal face

FALL ARTS: Scoping out fall's poetic and apocalyptic visual art offerings

Girlschool 2010

FALL ARTS: Fall is here, and women are ruling the Bay Area rock scene

Crackdown on gangs — or civil liberties?

Herrera's gang injunction becomes political issue in District 10

Rooting out the bad apples?

SFPD creates a new policy for tracking and reporting police misconduct — but the other shoe has yet to drop

Furballs ahead

The super-spicy kimchi burrito of death at John's Snack & Deli

Apathy and the arboretum

The very idea that visitors would have to pay to enter a public park appeared absurd. Astonishingly, only three supervisors voted against the ordinance imposing a fee on entrance to the arboretum.

Beyond Chief Gascon’s reforms

There are cops at every level on the force who ought to be fired for misconduct — and the discipline process has been so slow that it's utterly ineffective

Editor’s Notes

You can't trust the rich to make the right decisions about where the nation's resources should go