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Volume 46 Number 04


Houdini's fascinating magic endures at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Strength of song

The Creole Choir of Cuba — and other global music acts — hit SF

Halloween 2011

October 26, 2011

Boo! Ghost hunts, spectre detectives, zombie flicks, a haunted map of SF, complete halloween events, and more to scare the pants off ya. 

A quick and spooky guide to haunted San Francisco

Join us as we delve into the sctoplasmic mysteries of our fair peninsula with this spectral map and slideshow

The great Pacific Heights Ghost Hunt

Trailing Alta Plaza spooks with tour guide Jim Fassbinder

Boo ya!

HALLOWEEN 2011: Our spooky, kooky, altogether ookie roundup of Halloween events to die for

Volume 46 Number 4 Flip-through Edition

October 26, 2011
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Haunting the hunters

HALLOWEEN 2011: Chasing local spirits with The Ghost Detectives' Guide to San Francisco

On Guard!

Lee hit with voter tampering allegations and negative mailers, but he dodges questions about a homophobic colleague -- and more news you need to know this week.

Mixed messages

OccupySF erects a growing tent city — over the mayor's opposition

24 hours of occupation

Oakland activists transform a city square and wrestle with organizing a movement

Lime Rickeys and sourdough sundaes

Sweet -- and surprising -- explorations at Citizen Cake Ice Cream Parlor, Pisco Latin Lounge, and Jasper's Corner Tap

Parking it

Spinning many wheels -- and finding sustenance at the Alameda branch of Burma Superstar

French twists

French Cinema Now scores with standout works by reliable auteurs

The way we were weird

Celebrating two plastic-wrapped decades of Twin Peaks

Snack time!

Forget "The Walking Dead": Horror classic Zombie shambles through the Roxie


Surfer Blood, The Field, Tom Waits, Future Islands -- what we're listening to right now.

When it’s over

The haunted pop of the Soft Moon touches nostalgic, geometrical places

It came from Spacey

A trans-Atlantic cast lands a rowdy Richard III in San Francisco


HERBWISE: Dispensary owners, politicians react to attempts to curtail cannabis

Stealing an election — and more

Ed Lee's pledges to "restore the trust" just don't hold water

Mirkarimi vs. the conservatives

The sheriff candidate takes on criminal rehab issues, despite the critics

Editor’s notes

Ed Lee's stance on corruption speaks volumes about him as mayor