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Electric Habitat
By Amanda Nowinski

Tiger on beat
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Without Reservations
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• cover feature


The apotheosis of cute
How fluffy bunnies, bouncy kittens, and the Clinton era brought cuteness to an awful climax.
By Annalee Newitz

Last week's issue

• news


In this issue
By Tim Redmond

Hall Monitor
By Savannah Blackwell

First, the Bad News
By Tim Redmond

Life during Wartime
Say hello to an ugly America
By Evans and Thompson

The tragedy of Idriss Stelley
S.F. cops shot and killed a man they knew was mentally disturbed. The 911 tapes show what they might be trying to hide.
By A.C. Thompson

Nuke the nukes
Need for radioactive storage gives activists a new weapon
By Savannah Blackwell

Home creepo
Sup. Tom Ammiano's big-box legislation could hamper the hardware megastore.
By Cassi Feldman

Easy cell?
Officials say the city's energy problem continues; solar power needed now more than ever.
By Rachel Brahinsky

Campaign notebook
More goofs from S.F.'s elections whizze
By Savannah Blackwell

Stop Home Depot

No more Idriss Stelleys

HIV policy is no joke
By jeff sheehy

• a+e


Lying truth
Peter Hujar photographed life in death.
By Johnny Ray Huston

Mouths that roar
Bratmobile continues to crank out surf punk tunes about dipshit guys and dimwit girls – and maybe about you, too.
By Jimmy Draper

Somebody's crying
By John O'Neill

By Sylvia W. Chan

Noe Venable Trio
By Derk Richardson

Battle Royale
In school's out – forever.
By Chuck Stephens

'Monster's Ball'
An "inspirational drama" lives up to the tag.
By Dennis Harvey

'The Count of Monte Cristo'
By David Fear

'I Am Sam'
By Meryl Cohen

'An Evening with Frankie Manning'
By Rita Felciano

Flashes of lite
Amy Freed's offers a few laughs and little more. .
By Brad Rosenstein

'Lil' Giants'
By Lindsey Westbrook

last exit
By derk richardson

liner notes
By Lynn Rapoport

Electric Habitat
By Amanda Nowinski

Script Doctor


Local Grooves

2nd time Around

The Mix

• culture


Show time

By Andrea Nemerson

This Modern World
The Enron collapse - the systems works?
By Tom Tomorrow

culture shocked
Welcome to 2002
By Katharine Mieszkowski

The Nessie Files
It's not just about peace – it's about surviving.
By nessie

A case of curiosities

By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations
Espresso from heaven
By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
Farmer Dan

By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender



Web Exclusive Features

The shame of Hearst
Editor's Note
By Bruce B. Brugmann, 11.14.01

Public power slips amid serious election irregularities
By Rachel Brahinsky, 11.07.01

Public power is safe
San Francisco pollster calls the election though absentee ballot counts not final.
By Savannah Blackwell, 11.07.01

Live Election Coverage
Our reports, the latest dirt, and results from the December 11th San Francisco election.

Other voices
The latest war news from around the world, updates on spur-of-the-moment actions, and links to resources.

Media Beat
Bloomberg's victory and the triumph of business news
By Norman Solomon

The Big Bend #22
Final installment
Fiction by Dan Leone

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Picture this
Miriam Wolf describes a passel of new photo books, comic collections, and coffee-table books are as easy to give as they are on the eyes. PLUS: Middle-earth in the balance, Land of the free ... agent, and more in December Lit.

Anniversary Issue
The case for MUD: A public power agency could cut electric rates by 20 percent – and still make millions of dollars.