SPORTS: The return of C-Web is a bad idea

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By A.J. Hayes

Thomas Wolfe may have been exaggerating when he wrote "You Can't Go Home Again." But in the case of basketball player Chris Webber that phrase should be taken as gospel.

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Especially when it comes to a possible return to the Warriors, Webber's initial NBA club. When Webber forced his way off the Warriors in the fall of 1994, he just didn't leave the franchise and team's dedicated fan base in the lurch. Read more »

How Weird bounces back

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The Guardian's city and culture editors getting down at How Weird last year. Read more »

No hallucinations, just celebrations

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The Green Fairy makes an appearance at Absinthe after ten successful years

By Colleen McCaffrey

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Anyone with a ringed finger to prove it knows that a 10-year anniversary calls for something stronger than a bit of bubbly. So it is quite fitting that Absinthe Brassiere and Bar celebrates theirs with the recent legalization of its namesake. Read more »

Coachella lite: where are the Valentines?

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Which is the real Coachella?


By Erik Morse

Last Monday’s announcement from Mexico City of the lineup for the upcoming Coachella Festival in Indio had more than a few prospective ticket buyers flummoxed. Read more »

Product overload! The latest MacWorld post ever

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Yeah, yeah, this is like two weeks late -- we were drunk(er), and our minds were still struggling to encompass the sheer overwhelmingness of it all. Guardian assistant art director Ben Hopfer toured MacWorld. Here's his report.

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Ah MacWorld, the one place in the world where I can completely geek out and still not be the biggest dork in the building. Read more »

Klubz: Sub Static tour electrifies Love It! Wednesdays

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Grab your undergroundish dancing shoes and head to Icon Ultra Lounge this Wednesday for, really, something that's worth heading to Icon Ultra Lounge: fab weekly Love It! Wednesdays, this week the featuring currently-touring minimal-techno-electro-what-have-you geniuses behind one of Berlin's great labels, Sub Static. Read more »

ACTION ALERT: Take TURN's Outage Survey!

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TURN Outage Survey

California was recently walloped by big storms that knocked out power to many customers. TURN would like to know how you were affected by the power outages. When electrical power goes out, certain kinds of phone services are sometimes knocked out, as well. By completing this survey, you'll help us get a good understanding of the impacts of storms and other disasters on electricity and phone service. Did you lose power? Did you lose phone service? Read more »

The Times' tortured endorsement

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I finally read the entire New York Times endorsement editorial tonight. I'm not surprised the paper endorsed the hometown senator, and I respect the logic (the two top candidates have similar policy positions, but at a time when things are a godawful mess in this country, you need someone who can hit the ground running etc etc.). I disagree, but I understand.

Still, as someone who has been writing editorials for 20 years, and reading NY Times editorials even longer, I have to say: This is the most tortured, inelegant work I've seen out of that shop in a long time. Read more »

Ammiano: Newsom hires the Pope

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Today's Ammianoliner:

Mayor justifies MTA funds to hire Pope. "I wanna save people from Muni hell."
Yeah.

(From the home answering machine of Sup. Tom Ammiano on Friday, Jan. 25, 2008.) B3

Us v. SF Weekly: Some perspective

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Well, jury selection is almost complete in the Bay Guardian lawsuit against the SF Weekly. It now appears that opening arguments could begin Monday morning in Judge Marla Miller's courtroom in San Francisco Superior Court. Read more »