Volume 43, Issue 26

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Volume 43, Issue 26

Top Stories

Civil liberties defense groups say recent animal activist arrests are bad news for free speech

Rebecca Bowe
Top Stories

As the ax falls at the Chronicle, observers ponder whether a MediaNews cure could be worse than the disease

Sarah Phelan
Top Stories

Food-and-drink spots, deals, events and news

Virginia Miller
Top Stories

Thee Oh Sees, Dark Dark Dark, Ezee Tiger, and more this week

Andre Torrez, L.C. Mason
Top Stories

Seven designers who are defining the way we dress

Juliette Tang, Laura Peach
Top Stories

Volume 43, Issue 26

News & Culture

Diesel exhaust from old idling vehicles has created a serious public health threat

Melody Parker

In some cases, women were charged more than 50 percent more — and as much as 140 percent more - for identical health plans.

Mark Leno

Obama specifically stated that the FMAP cash should prevent a loss of services, somehow, Mayor Gavin Newsom doesn't see it that way

Guardian Editorial
Editorial

If the Times was in such dire financial straights that it had to fire half its staff, like the Chron, I'd be joining the national uproar.

Tim Redmond

Volume 43, Issue 26

Food & Drink

More than just bar food -- memorable, eclectic, and priced for value

Paul Reidinger
Food & Drink

The Burrito Shop in Oakland

L.E. Leone
Food & Drink

Volume 43, Issue 26

Arts & Culture

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned -- who cares about psychological realism?

Ben Richardson
Arts & Culture

Sign of the lean times? Misanthropes reign at Berkeley Rep and Cutting Ball

Robert Avila
Arts & Culture

Jess Curtis/Gravity and skin's sculptural temptations

Rita Felciano
Arts & Culture

South by Southwest redux: Sparking with PJ Harvey, Metallica, codpieces, and buffalo checks

Kimberly Chun

Behold the blissful motorik and cryptic theatrics of Bronze

Chris Sabbath

The hipster and the hip-replaced come together at the Switchboard Fest

Dina Maccabee

Parenthetical Girls tap into the tingle of Entanglements

Todd Lavoie

Ben Rivers' short films at Other Cinema and SF Cinematheque seek out overgrown paths

Max Goldberg

Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa strange arc toward Tokyo Sonata

Kimberly Chun

The velvet mafia's gonna kill me: GayVNs, Devotion, Look Out Weekend, and more nightlife

Marke B.