February 12, 2003

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• cover feature

 

Looking for Hugh
The strange, sad disappearance of an activist.
By A.C. Thompson

Last week's issue

• news

 

In this issue

Editorial: Control the cops – now

Editorial: Back to the streets

Opinion: Ammiano for mayor
by jake mcgoldrick

Up in smoke
The World Health Organization has spent three years crafting a global tobacco treaty. As negotiations come down to the wire, U.S. delegates appointed by President Bush's tobacco-friendly White House are gutting it.
By Tali Woodward

Skate and die?
Toxic puddle forces Berkeley officials to close new skate park.
By Corbett Miller

Shame on the SFPD
Police bring out the billy clubs at a Gay Shame protest.
By David Moisl

Monopolies may not hold
Challengers emerge to take on alternative chains.
By Camille T. Taiara

Hall monitor

Life during wartime

Alerts

• a+e

 

Oakland stroke
Danyel Smith moved to New York years ago, but her richly detailed first novel, shows she remembers her old hometown.
By J.H. Tompkins

Film: 'He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not'
Land of delusion.
By David Fear

Film: To Russia with love
Sokurov breathes history into life.
By Dennis Harvey

Film: 'Valentine's Double-D Double Feature'
By Dennis Harvey

Music: Recreational chemistry
Understanding Moe.
By Blair Jackson

Music: Triple bummer
Brooklyn's Oneida want to harsh your mellow.
By Kimberly Chun

Music: James Carter Trio
By J.H. Tompkins

Dance: Nude as the news
Dandelion Dancetheater gets Undressed again.
By Sima Belmar

Stage: God's country
David Hare's Via Dolorosa illuminates the conflicts and contacts in the Middle East.
By Robert Avila

Stage: 'San Francisco Ballet: Program Three'
Dandelion Dancetheater gets Undressed again.
By Rita Felciano

Art: 'LED Images: Studies in Motion and Rest'
By Lindsey Westbrook

Correct techniques By Mosi Reeves

Last Exit By Derk Richardson

The Litterbox By John O'Neill

Liner notes By Lynn Rapoport

Extreme Measures By J.H. Tompkins

Sonic Reducer By Kimberly Chun

Tiger on beat By Patrick Macias

Script Doctor

Grooves

Local Grooves

2nd time around

Local Live

The Mix

• culture

 

alt.sex.column
O lucky man
By Andrea Nemerson

techsploitation
Embargo

By Annalee Newitz

culture shocked
Ribbit
By katharine mieszkowski

Dine
As time goes by

By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations
V.D. the bay way

By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
The ascent of naan

By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender

•extra

 

In the Public Interest
Credit scam: Why is Congress so intent on helping lenders – and hurting millions of consumers?
By Ralph Nader


Focus on the Corporation

Hide and seek: How the Justice Department keeps white-collar criminal deals secret.
By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman

Media Beat
Prizes for the stinkiest press coverage of the past year.
By Norman Solomon

The shame of Hearst
By Bruce B. Brugmann, 11.14.01

It's funny in Kansas
Joke of the day

• etcetera

 

Superlist
Women mechanics and women-owned garages

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