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Volume 47 Number 51

Mexican summer

Exploring the Mexico City punk scene through house shows and tumultuous SF pit stops

Volume 47 Number 51 Flip-through Edition

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So crafty

BEER + WINE ISSUE: Tap rooms! Breweries! Wine bars! Keep up with all the latest openings (and what's coming soon)

The observer

Jem Cohen talks art, photography, and 'Museum Hours'

Highway to hell

'Blue Caprice' explores the murky motives of the Beltway snipers

Primate urges

EmSpace Dance's clever, ambitious 'Monkey Gone to Heaven'

Killer vermouth

BEER + WINE ISSUE: The aperitif ace up Carl Sutton's sleeve

Put ’em in the glass

BEER + WINE ISSUE: Recent developments on the local beer and wine scene


BEER + WINE ISSUE: A monster kegerator just took over my kitchen!  

Corporate welfare booming

San Francisco's business tax breaks reach $14.2 million for 2012, up from $4.2 million in 2011

BART resists safety reforms in labor negotiations

BART maintenance workers training under safety instructor Saul Almanza are taught this most important lesson: the objective when you go to work is to...

Domestic workers may get labor rights

The California Legislature gave final approval to the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights on Sept. 12, legislation sponsored by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-SF) to...

Bay Bridge turns Brown

The California Senate gave its blessing to the rename the western span of the Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown on...

Fighting foreclosures

Richmond wins the first battles in its war against big banks on behalf of underwater homeowners

Pelosi defies history and her district

OPINION How is it that, despite deep congressional opposition to an American-led war on Syria, the representative for one of the nation's most progressive...

Legal foes invited to weigh in on healthcare policy

A few years ago, the Golden Gate Restaurant Association lost a legal battle it waged over the employer mandates in the city's landmark Health...

Challenge Mayor Lee and his lies

EDITORIAL In the long history of San Francisco political corruption caused by Pacific Gas & Electric's willingness to do and spend whatever it takes...

Power struggle

Mayor Lee misrepresents CleanPowerSF in defending his appointees' effort to kill it