Volume 44, Issue 12

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Volume 44, Issue 12

News & Culture

The Guardian's last-minute gift guide

Molly Freedenberg
Cover Story

Volume 44, Issue 12

Top Stories

Green City: SF officials are investigating whether PG&E broke the law with these misleading mailers

Rebecca Bowe
Top Stories

Only the U.S. and Somalia have refused to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child

Sarah Morrison
Top Stories

Volume 44, Issue 12

Food & Drink

Mise en (Cosmo) place: The atmospheric former home of Trader Vic's serves French-influenced Vietnamese cuisine

Paul Reidinger

Ruen Pair

L.E. Leone

Volume 44, Issue 12

Arts & Culture

Twisted Sister tackles the holidays

Kimberly Chun

Special shoutouts for new releases

Marke B.

Eight 2009 musical phenoms to celebrate on the cusp of a new decade

Johnny Ray Huston

Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. deliver an entertaining Sherlock Holmes

Ben Richardson

Will Crazy Heart earn the Hollywood vet a long-deserved Oscar?

Dennis Harvey

Looking back at 2009's top dance performances and events

Rita Felciano

The year that almost ate China, or after the deluge

Robert Avila


Artist-run groups move beyond doodling for dollars in a screwed-up economy
Spencer Young