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Volume 48 Number 04

Gilded Age of Austerity breaks down

Contemplating the federal government shutdown, strikes by Bay Area transit agencies, and political dysfunction

Homeless advocates fight Wiener on park closures

Swing votes targeted before measure is considered by the Board of Supervisors on Oct. 29.

 

Tragedy follows strike

Two workers killed by BART train the district was using on a "training run," despite safety warnings from the striking unions

Government smackdown

The Taming hits below the Beltway but stays shy of a knockout

A toast

TABLEHOPPING: A standing ovation for Tosca's renovation, beer and terrines at Taps, stuffed Japanese sandwiches at Pan Grill.

Kids in America

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

Fame and blame

'Room 1219' delves into film legend Fatty Arbuckle's SF scandal

Camp classic

Bloody long, and bloody fun: 'Crystal Lake Memories' documents the 'Friday the 13th' franchise in its gory entirety

Spinning a precise web

Israeli choreographer Idan Sharabi's SF-inspired world premiere

Vote “no” on everything

All this year's candidates are unopposed incumbents, which is lame. It's a sign of an unhealthy democracy that we don't even have a choice....

Lessons of the BART standoff

EDITORIAL BART and its unions reached a tentative deal on new contracts late Monday (10/21) night, the next day restoring service that had been disrupted...

In charge … sort of

New CCSF chancellor has steered troubled districts before, but how much authority will he have here?

On the line

Undocumented young activists risk arrest to block a deportation bus and call for immigration reform

Boo!

A bewitching batch of Halloween events -- parties, especially -- to spook you real good

And joysticks for all

All hail Dominique Pamplemousse! A growing movement -- spurred by gatherings like QGCon and GaymerX -- rallies for diversity in video games.

Volume 48 Number 4 Flip-through Edition

October 23, 2013
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