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Volume 45 Number 21

Appetite: Gin for a winter’s night

A favorite experiment: gather a few industry and non-industry friends, taste a specific spirit side-by-side, sample it in the same cocktail recipe, and compare...

Spirit and soul

Cody ChesnuTT moves past The Headphone Masterpiece to create freely in new ways

Back to the streets

The Mission and the revolution, as lived and told by Roberto Vargas

Our four-hour future

RENEW ISSUE: Bestselling author and fitness guru Tim Ferriss will lifehack us all

Volume 45 Number 21 Flip-through Edition

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Editor’s Notes

Warren Hellman says the rich are undertaxed

No San Bruno rate hike for PG&E

EDITORIAL In a Feb. 18 message to shareholders, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced that the projected costs of the San Bruno pipeline explosion...

Who’s next?

How the next mayor's race is shaping up

Meet the new boss

Ed Lee has been mayor for six weeks. Does his administration represent a change — or more of the same?

A call to do your (jury) duty

The dilemma confounding the court is the lack of qualified applicants

Mirkarimi runs for sheriff

High-profile race could determine whether Hennessey's progressive policies continue

Where were you?

New San Francisco AIDS doc We Were Here is an act of emotional archeology, digging up often astonishing tidbits about life during the onset of the epidemic 

Pony up, kids

Long shots at the track, and yummy burgers at Chez Maman


This atmospheric Sunset spot's warm dining room hosts a meat-free menu that free-ranges from mu shu to "goose."

Party of one

Just you, me, and hundreds of friends with Frankie Knuckles, DJ MikeQ, Karizma, Forest Green, Red Bull Thre3style, Eugene Tambourine, As You Like It, and more parties

L.A. Confidential

Patrick Warburton on The Woman Chaser — and Dragonard

This time it’s personal

Third time's a charm on Tim Cohen's Magic Trick

Health class, without the STD slideshow

RENEW ISSUE: A Q&A with integrative medicine expert Dr. Julie Chen

Hoop dreams

RENEW ISSUE: Christabel Zamor's amazing transformation into HoopGirl -- now a national fitness franchise

Renew yourself

RENEW ISSUE: 16 healthy, fit, and fun Bay Area things to help you kickstart your spring

Naughty girls (need love too)

1969's The Sins of Madame Bovary unleashed a wave of exploitation flicks -- and Algerian-born bombshell Edwige Fenech