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Volume 48 Number 07

Volume 48 Number 7 Flip-through Edition

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Cul de sac

Familiar narrative tropes foreshorten Campo Santo's 'Alleluia, the Road'


TABLEHOPPING: Three spots to visit before they self-destruct, $12 din-din, and a Mission café where you'll waffle on what to get.

War of the roses

Rhys Chatham's piece for 100 guitars, Tricycle Records comp release, more Melt-Banana

Years Latyr(x)

Bay underground hip-hop luminaries Lyrics Born and Lateef team up again for futuristic new LP

Break on through

Michael McClure reflects on his "beast language" classic

Eternal spring

Chris Marker's 'Le Joli Mai' remains relevant 50 years later

The great pretender

A legend crashes and burns in 'The Armstrong Lie'

Liquid spine

Legendary nightlife wonder Vicki Marlane is celebrated and new bar Oddjob opens. Plus: Masters at Work, Butane, KMFDM, Original Plumbing, more party-time.

Move freely

Kunst-Stoff Dance Company offers a retrospective — and a farewell

Driving us crazy

Street Fight: Are some progressives screwed-up on parking?

BART’s safety culture slammed at Assembly hearing

BART was slammed by legislators and its workers on Nov. 7 for refusing to make a key worker safety improvement demanded by state regulators since a...

Local residents demand Twitter pay it forward

When the Bay Area's techie-elite got richer Nov. 7, its poor refused to get poorer.San Francisco-based technology company Twitter went public. By the time...

Tale of two parties: Voters reject 8 Washington project

From the Election Night victory party for opponents of the 8 Washington waterfront luxury condo project, the overwhelming defeat of developer-backed Propositions B and...

Build a Jonestown memorial

 By Court Haslett OPINION Five years after the Federal Building in Oklahoma City was decimated and 168 people perished, the Oklahoma City National Memorial...

Reduce California’s prison population

EDITORIAL California must reduce its prison population — as federal judges have been ordering for years to address severe overcrowding and substandard health care...


Accrediting commission threatening to shutter City College gets scrutiny from Congress

Undocumented and unafraid

A new wave of young and diverse Immigrant protesters risk serious consequences to call for change.