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The Tao of Thao

Noise Pop 09: Easy does it with yarn-spinning indie songwriter Thao Nguyen

Valentine’s Day events

G-Spot: Sexy, sweet, and snarky ideas for singles and couples

Immigrant activists seek Newsom meeting

Will the mayor explain why SF now deports youth?

The Hard Times Handbook

Free food, music, and movies. Cheap drinks, dates, and dining. Plus much, much more in our guide to surviving these tough times in style

My call with Rose Aguilar

By Amanda Witherell Local KALW "Your Call" radio show host Rose Aguilar has written a fascinating account of her six-month road trip through four “red”...

A safe sanctuary city

It's time to address trust issues between police and people of color

Budget Battle bumps up against Gay Marriage

Bridal Money bags are sexy, budget documents ain't. As LGBT couples were praising Mayor Gavin Newsom for making legally wedded bliss a reality in...

And so it begins

Mayor's budget hits poor hard, signaling a big battle with the Board of Supervisors

Kills thrill

No drugs fueled the Kills' latest Midnight Boom, but the hangover lingers. Plus: Blow by Blowfly, Sky Saxon and the Seeds, and Clinic


The top 10 big stories the US news media missed in the past year

For Christ’s sake

LGBT folk vs. Christians

Superlist No. 829: Safe houses

Confidential shelters in the Bay Area for battered women

Bad cops walk into the shadows

A state Supreme Court ruling keeps the public from accessing records of police misconduct

Passion plays

Powerful writers and equally intense actors play a vital part in Campo Santo's success, 10 years on

Invisible minority

A new study shows Pacific Islanders experience high dropout, arrest, and depression rates

Marry, marry quite contrary

Bush has finally secured millions to promote marriage in "at-risk" communities.