June 19, 2002





Andrea Nemerson's

Norman Solomon's

The nessie files

Tom Tomorrow's
This Modern World

Jerry Dolezal


Arts and Entertainment

Venue Guide

Electric Habitat
By Amanda Nowinski

Tiger on beat
By Patrick Macias

By Josh Kun



By Annalee Newitz

Without Reservations
By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
By Dan Leone

Special Supplements


Our Masthead

Editorial Staff

Business Staff

Jobs & Internships



• cover feature

The Guardian is moving!

Paper dolls - A photo essay!
Daytime styles of the nightlife set.
Photos and text by Lori Spears

Cheap clubbing
How to slip in the door without being a club whore.
By Karen Solomon

Fabulosity 101
DIY femme drag for nights on the town. .
By Alissa Chadburn

A horrible night out
Planning for the worst can yield the best results.
By Amanda Nowinski

Bars for introverts
Hot S.F. spots where you can do more than drink and talk.
By Jenny Bitner

I can't believe it's not the Mission!
The Tenderloin is packed with great new (and old) nightlife haunts.
By Charles Anders

Totally futuristic
New-wave styles hit the clubs.
By Deborah Giattina

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• news

In this issue

By Tim Redmond

TARC's record

Escaping the ice age
by matt gonzalez

Real public power

Mystery death in custody

Hall Monitor

First, the bad news...

Mission planning

Getting careless
Research doesn't support Newsom's Care not Cash initiative
By Cassi Feldman

Paper chase
Independent's lock on city advertising scrutinized as supes question circulation, labor problems
By Tali Woodward and Julian Foley

Public power lite
Evidence in a new study shows that a takeover of PG&E would save San Franciscans lots of money. So why does Sup. Tom Ammiano's public power plan stop short of that?
By Rachel Brahinsky

The Beck report:
Kick out PG&E, save the city money

Power alerts

Life during Wartime


• a+e


Destiny's child
The ties that bind a family in Sam Shepard's seal its fate.
By J.H. Tompkins

Hit and myth
Well-told Inuit story runs away from the summer pack.
By David Fear

Light 'Cloud'
Berkeley Rep skims the surface of Caryl Churchill's satire.
By Brad Rosenstein

Marathon dance
The S.F. Ethnic Dance Fest opens strong.
By Rita Felciano

New Orleans by the Bay Food and Music Festival
Sat/22-Sun/23, Shoreline Amphitheatre

'A Short History of Decay'
Through July 21, Aquarius Records

'i feel love'
Intersection for the Arts, June 24-July 15

'The Fountain of Youth'
Fine Arts Cinema, Thurs/20-Tues/25

'Lilo and Stitch'
Two worlds collide

Correct techniques
Blues people


Last Exit

Local Live
High on Fire
June 6, Justice League

Local Grooves
Forget about the Girl (Mimicry)

Liner notes
Cover story

2nd time around
The Byrds
The Byrds Play Dylan (Columbia/Legacy)

Script Doctor
Love and hisses

Tongue ties

By Josh Kun

Electric Habitat
Hex sex
By Amanda Nowinski

Tiger on beat
Sleazy and wild

By Patrick Macias

Bass Head
By Amanda Nowinski

The Mix


• culture

Sisyphus rocks
By Andrea Nemerson

A new hope
By Annalee Newitz

culture shocked
Orange juice
By katharine mieszkowski

The little legumes that could
By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations

By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
Déjà vu all over again

By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender




Web Exclusive Features

Focus on the Corporation
Another form of justice: Why we should treat street criminals like white-collar criminals.

By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman, 06.19.02

Media Beat
Media strategy memo
George, Dick, and John.
By Norman Solomon, 06.04.02

In the Public Interest
The bankruptcy squeeze: How big financial companies are trying to force consumers to swallow unmanageable debt.
By Ralph Nader,

SCA 7: The Open Government Sunshine Amendment
SCA 7 is legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot to allow voters to strengthen the public's right of access to government deliberations and records. SCA 7 would have to pass both the Senate and Assembly by a two-thirds majority before being placed on the ballot. A majority of voters would then have to approve the addition to the state constitution.

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


• etcetera


Northern California film festivals

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.