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Volume 41, Issue 30

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At least 98 Iraqi civilians were killed today. 14 U.S. Soldiers were killed in Iraq in the past 72 hours.

Paula Connelly
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Obama's surprise entrance, Hillary's polite sidestep, and more: Blogging the California Democratic Convention

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Barons back off! Settlement in newspaper trial blocks future Hearst-Singleton deals - and may lead to release of key documents

G.W. Schulz
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Is Newsom pitting artists and activists against athletes and developers at the Hunters Point Shipyard?

Sarah Phelan
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NIMBY assault! Crackdown on nightlife and outdoor events continues, even as the backlash gains strength

Steven T. Jones, Amanda Witherell
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Presenting our third annual Small Business Awards, honoring the local entrepreneurs who invigorate our neighborhoods and drive our economy

Bruce Brugmann
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Volume 41, Issue 30

News & Culture

Annalee Newitz

The case for a new subway line

David Schaeffer

Berkeley talks seriously about adopting a Sunshine ordinance

Editorial

Loners, misfits, and social nightmares

Tim Redmond
Andrea Nemerson

Volume 41, Issue 30

Food & Drink

The men's club

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

South Pacific Island Restaurant

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Appreciating Portugese wine

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Volume 41, Issue 30

Arts & Culture

Choice words about image culture as the SF International Film Festival hits 50

Johnny Ray Huston

Better than sex, worse than violence: a critical survey of new French extremism at the 50th SF film fest

Max Goldberg

A rare cinematic treat

Johnny Ray Huston

Stepping out of a classic

Jeffrey M. Anderson

Debut fiction features at the fest

A brief history of star wars and star awards at the SFIFF

Dennis Harvey

Video artist Kelly Sears's animated shorts crystallize pop-cult preoccupations

Kimberly Chun

HK hottie Daniel Wu spoofs boy bands (and himself) in directorial debut The Heavenly Kings

Cheryl Eddy

Pedro Costa's Colossal Youth digs up life amid the ruins

Matt Sussman

Heddy Honigmann goes looking for Forever in Paris's Pere-Lachaise

Max Goldberg