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Volume 48 Number 50

September 10 – 16, 2014

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On the fringe

SF Fringe Festival 2014 leads off with a couple of jokers

What’s up, doc?

TABLEHOPPING Doc Ricketts, Bistro L'Aviateur, Le Marais Bistro and Bakery, and more whip up some juicy new food destinations 

The Breeders barrel on

With a slew of solo work under her belt and new full-band songs on the way, Kim Deal slows down for no one

Under fire

Mezcal braces for the fight of its 400-year life

A broad abroad

Kristin Newman on her hilarious travel memoir 'What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding'

Falling apart together

Siblings mend their broken relationship — if not their broken lives — in dramedy 'The Skeleton Twins'

Urban decay

A family struggles to survive in crime drama 'Metro Manila'

Jock joints

The 420 Games and weed-smoking pro athletes counter the image of lazy potheads

Feasting on flacks

THE WEEKNIGHTER Scarfing seafood fusion and calling bluffs at Chaya.

To the classrooms, Baby Boomers

OPINION As long as I've been substitute teaching, people have asked what I thought we could do to improve public schools. With all of...

Defend the deal

EDITORIAL Creating a functional and equitable San Francisco for tomorrow requires political will and foresight today. Do our current political leaders have the requisite...

Tale of two Internets

Officials work to close the digital divide, an inequitable reality even in high-tech SF

Racing for solutions

Candidates running in District 10 debate the myriad problems facing southeast San Francisco