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Volume 46 Number 03

The selling of Ed Lee

How a career bureaucrat became interim mayor and blossomed into a full-blown politician

Weed Wars

The cannabis battle: coming soon to your living room

Volume 46 Number 3 Flip-through Edition

October 19, 2011
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The bad old days

45TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Looking through the past 45 years of Guardian coverage of City Hall corruption brings to mind the upcoming election

The billionaire’s mayor

Mayor Ed Lee calls himself a progressive — but rich, powerful conservatives are funding his campaign

Fall fresh

New places, new tastes: Notable dishes at Park Tavern, Canela, and Umami Burger

Paws out

Sausages and sniffles at Wild Side West

Queens, riders, fancy hats

Grand National Rodeo good times at the Cow Palace

The right combination

Two veteran companies debut inventive new collaborations

Hot ocupados

OccupySF -- can we make it more of a bangin' party? Plus: LTJ Bukem, Afrofunk Music Festival, Frite Nite, Rebel Rave, and more

Light years

Paying tribute to Jordan Belson's cosmic cinema

Swiss (don’t) miss

Two offbeat gems at Berlin and Beyond

The last hurrah

It's time to say goodbye to Budget Rock

Bittersweet bear

Himalayan Bear's lush 'Hard Times' is the final release from Absolutely Kosher Records

Maiden voyage

The first ever Check Yo Ponytail tour brings Spank Rock, Big Freedia, DJ Franki Chan, and more to SF

Battle hymns

The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel keeps his finger on America's pulse

Awake and singing

The Jewish Theatre launches its final season with a resonant new play about the Group Theatre

The killer next door

Kane Hodder, a.k.a. Jason Vorhees, tells his story in Unmasked: The True Story of the World's Most Prolific Cinematic Killer

The case against C and D

October 18, 2011

Public employee union members want to halt the assault on their jobs and benefits

SF values and OccupySF

The protestors didn't start the confrontations with the police -- but we need to end them