Volume 48 Number 04
Contemplating the federal government shutdown, strikes by Bay Area transit agencies, and political dysfunction
Swing votes targeted before measure is considered by the Board of Supervisors on Oct. 29.
Two workers killed by BART train the district was using on a "training run," despite safety warnings from the striking unions
The Taming hits below the Beltway but stays shy of a knockout
TABLEHOPPING: A standing ovation for Tosca's renovation, beer and terrines at Taps, stuffed Japanese sandwiches at Pan Grill.
French Cassettes unspool sunny tales of "Gold Youth." Plus: Danish Renaissance woman Oh Land and new books by East Bay punk goofballs Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits
'Room 1219' delves into film legend Fatty Arbuckle's SF scandal
Bloody long, and bloody fun: 'Crystal Lake Memories' documents the 'Friday the 13th' franchise in its gory entirety
Undocumented young activists risk arrest to block a deportation bus and call for immigration reform
A bewitching batch of Halloween events -- parties, especially -- to spook you real good
All hail Dominique Pamplemousse! A growing movement -- spurred by gatherings like QGCon and GaymerX -- rallies for diversity in video games.