Volume 43, Issue 05

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Volume 43, Issue 05

Top Stories

Environmentalists reject the two state measures on renewable energy but support San Francisco's Prop. H

Ricky Angel
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Behind the carefully orchestrated downtown campaign to take over City Hall

Tim Redmond
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Former planning commissioner Sue Lee rakes in big bucks from developers with projects she voted to approve

Amanda Witherell
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Newsom spins data on affordable home construction just as the issue comes before voters

Katie Baker
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Could Joe Alioto Jr. actually be worse than his sister, Sup. Michela Alioto-Pier?

Sarah Phelan
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Ahsha Safai tries to be all things to District 11 voters -- but he refuses to explain his many contradictions and false statements

Steven T. Jones
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Our endorsements for the 2008 elections. YES on H, NO on 4 and 8! Print this out and take it to the polls on Nov. 4

Guardian Clean Slate
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Volume 43, Issue 05

News & Culture

Andrea Nemerson

Green City: Thanks to Olivera Egg Farm and its 700,000 chickens, country life is not all sunshine and butterflies

Vanessa Carr

For many San Franciscans, the recession is already here -- and is deep and painful

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

Volume 43, Issue 05

Food & Drink

A new branch of Brandy Ho's offers spicy, wood-smoked Hunan treats in the Castro's human aquarium

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

Dempsey's Restaurant and Brewery in Petaluma

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Volume 43, Issue 05

Arts & Culture

The Werewolf of Washington: crude, sloppy, aesthetically ugly, deliberately ridiculous, and hilarious

Dennis Harvey
Arts & Culture

A cheerfully quirky but cool Hot Lobotomy delivers at CounterPULSE

Robert Avila
Arts & Culture

French catch Yelle gets sprightly. Plus: Blixa Bargeld needs you, The Spinto Band, Diplo, and more

Kimberly Chun

Electronic music's oracle Flying Lotus sails easily from the bedroom to Burial

Mosi Reeves

Michael Zapruder taps into sleepy-time riches

Todd Lavoie

White Fang's wild genius springs from eternal enthusiasm, Portland-style

Michael Harkin

Labelle reignites their silver streak with the testamental Back to Now

Kandia Crazy Horse

Mr. Peanut is back! A trip through the latest racks

Johnny Ray Huston
Arts & Culture

Wolfgang Voigt -- Gas and The Book of Lists: Horror

Arts & Culture

Fear(s) of the Dark offers an animated omnibus of juvenile dread

Erik Morse