Volume 48 Number 05
TABLEHOPPING: Good starts at Café Terminus, stellar caffeine on Polk, and juicy chicken all up in your grill.
Yes on Prop. A; No, no, no! on Prop. B; No on Prop. C; Yes on Prop. D; Dennis Herrera for City Attorney; Jose Cisneros for Treasurer; Katy Tang for D4 Supervisor; and Carmen Chu for Assessor.
Love story 'Blue is the Warmest Color' courts acclaim — and controversy
Steve McQueen's brutal, stunning '12 Years a Slave'
Local choreographers find inspiration in fiction
Rad new record store RS94109 cues up the TL. Plus: Maya Jane Coles, Sapphire Slows, Dance Party Boys, Lyfe, I-Beam tribute, more nightlife
The art of the Halloween tribute band tradition
Garage rock pioneers the Sonics return on a wave of Total Trash
Grass Widow's Hannah Lew offers Cold Beat tales of 'death, paranoia, and science fiction'
Tenant proposals and Guardian forum address eviction crisis; Students fight suspensions; Techies to NSA: Stop spying!
Economic recovery is lopsided — and disorganization in the city's workforce development system doesn't help
DEATH ISSUE: Death is part of life at San Francisco's SPCA
DEATH ISSUE: Unlike in Oregon, Death with Dignity is not legal in California. Why not?
Exploring the Bay Area Reporter's online database of AIDS-era obituaries
DEATH ISSUE: Saying goodbye isn't easy, but it's an important part of life. We explore the Bay Area's evolving relationship with the end of life, from Boomer care and Death with Dignity to the "death midwives" movement.