Volume 42, Issue 32

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Volume 42, Issue 32

Top Stories

After a decade in lockup, J.J. Tennison still maintains his innocence - and his lawyer is still fighting for him

A.C. Thompson
Top Stories

Union shuts down West Coast ports to protest Iraq War, but the media misses the historic story

Steven T. Jones, Amanda Witherell
Top Stories

Our annual celebration of the best and brightest "little guys"

Top Stories

Jazz, chaps, and artichokes: Our guide to festive fun in the sun -- or fog, whichever

Molly Freedenberg
Top Stories

Volume 42, Issue 32

News & Culture

Andrea Nemerson

Grand Theft Auto 4 -- intriguing, elaborate, disturbing, and disturbed

Annalee Newitz

Few politicians who have risen as high in the establishment food chain as Carole Migden have done so retaining a willingness to fight for the underdog.

Bill Barnes, Chris Daly, Debra Walker, Eric Mar, Eric Quezada, Gabriel Haaland, Joe Julian, Michael Goldstein, Rafael Mandelman

Increased density comes with transit and quality of life costs

David Carini

The supervisors need to override the mayor's veto as quickly as possible

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

Local activists can do a lot to stop this insanity

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

Jeremiah Wright -- the new Gennifer Flowers?

Tim Redmond

Volume 42, Issue 32

Food & Drink

In faint praise of Del Taco

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Mary's Place

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Dude, where's my pizza?

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Volume 42, Issue 32

Arts & Culture

Cinematic ass-kickin' runs in the Thrillsville family

Dennis Harvey
Arts & Culture

Theatre de la Jeune Lune's audacious Figaro shakes up a classic

Robert Avila
Arts & Culture

Doseone of Subtle sounds off about the state of hip-hop (and Nas's fancy pants). Plus: Poi Dog Pondering, Bloodhag, and more

Kimberly Chun

Toshio Hirano spreads the C&W gospel

Nathan Baker

What kind of universe renders the joys of love as equal parts worry and wonder?

Kate Izquierdo

Less the "black Björk" than heir to Arthur Lee's black rock throne, Janelle Monaé preps for blastoff

Kandia Crazy Horse

Excerpts from a book that is Mostly True

Bill Daniel
Arts & Culture

Trainspotting America with James Benning's RR

Mark Peranson

Grand Theft Auto 4 -- intriguing, elaborate, disturbing, and disturbed

Annalee Newitz

A train-hopping trip from the Polaroid Kidd's hobotopia to William T. Vollmann's tramps -- and the truths in between

Erick Lyle
Arts & Culture