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Volume 45 Number 15

Appetite: 3 new coffee havens

Caffe Pascucci, Bar Agricole, and Contraband Coffee get us all steamy

Otherworldly energy

Bound by an unbroken spirit, Neurosis returns to its early days to forecast a future

Nip of the pug

Dancing off the shakes with Ritual, Science of Sound, Nickodemus, Lights Down Low, and Clift Sessions

Faces of debt

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: For these three students, debt from attending California schools will affect their lives for years to come

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Debt-defying futures

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: It's not easy to escape the student loan — but there are ways

Local bounty

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: From monkeyface eel fishing to wild mushroom forays -- classes to clue you in on your surroundings

Revolution 101

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: Free University of San Francisco takes a run at the system

In the red

CAREERS AND ED ISSUE: As college costs rise, postsecondary students are getting crushed by debt -- and falling further behind

Gascon shocker

Newsom's decision to appoint Gascón D.A. startles law enforcement insiders

The agenda for Mayor Lee

We urge him to make a clean break with the past and set the city in a new direction. Here are a few ways to get started

Editor’s Notes

These days being progressive isn't about real estate — it's that the level of economic inequality has risen to levels unseen since the late 1920s.

Power and pragmatism

City Hall gets a new mayor and D.A., an empowered board president — and a new political reality

Release me

Bay Area rock begins 2011 at a record pace, with new releases from Sic Alps, Young Prisms, and Sonny Smith

50 years in exile

Jaime Cortez envisions the "Universal Remote" known as Michael Jackson

alt.sex.column: N-O

Dear Readers:For weeks I've been trying to say something about Julian Assange and certain people's eagerness to believe him yet somehow even eagerer eagerness...

The scream

An indelible moment of existential panic -- and some sustenance from New Hoa Ky

Bend over the rainbow

Golden Gate takes gay porn out of the studio and into the San Francisco streets

Michael Mina

Restaurant review: The chef's new downtown digs have breathed new life into his formerly fussy dishes

Beyond Berlin and Beyond

German Gems offers a weekend of Teutonic films

Sawako’s choice

Nobody's special in Yuya Ishii's comedies

The music library

While you do the research, Dade Elderon — a.k.a. Adeptus — is making tracks

New thing

Roscoe Mitchell and Amiri Baraka unite to blow fire and ice in your face

Dark end of the street

Roxie's restored re-release showcase of On the Bowery drags its besodden subjects into the light