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News, The Snitch Plenty of NorCal High School Kids Will Miss Graduation Because of Senior Pranks

Plenty of NorCal High School Kids Will Miss Graduation Because of Senior Pranks

It's that time of year: The Golden State Warriors are making a top-10 draft pick, tourists are under-dressed for the coastal breezes, and high-schoolers are being barred from graduation ceremonies because of senior pranks.This week, 51 seniors at Heritage High…
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Calendar, Night&Day Happy Birthday, Cesar

Happy Birthday, Cesar

Agricultural labor conditions have long been brutal — fair work breaks, restrooms, and even access to water have been denied to many migrant farm workers. Cesar E. Chávez gave a voice to these silent masses by advocating for basic human…
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Culture, Summer Guide Summer Guide: Bay Area Summer Food Festivals

Summer Guide: Bay Area Summer Food Festivals

As summer descends everywhere but here, the bibs come out for a nice long stretch of hearty eating at food festivals. It's the season when we can learn more uses for a single ingredient than we ever thought possible, especially…
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Dining, SFoodie Day Trip Report: Peach Picking in Brentwood

Day Trip Report: Peach Picking in Brentwood

It doesn't take very long to pick ten pounds of nectarines. In fact, it takes more effort ― self-control, really ― to pick less. I'd been meaning to go peach and nectarine picking in Brentwood again ever since a scalding…
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News, Matt Smith

The American Dream's $700 billion price tag

During the past few weeks, obscure economics professors have appeared on television screens and in the text of countless newspaper articles to explain how a host of institutions, subsidies, shadow markets, and banking tricks have pushed our financial system to…
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News, Matt Smith

Gavin Newson's New Age adviser gives voters some advice

To relieve anxiety from the too-close-to-call 2008 presidential campaign, look to another election whose conclusion is all but foregone. Events leading up to the 2010 governor's election paint a clear path to California's future. Local superstar Gavin Newsom has assembled…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of May 15:

Army of Shadows: The Criterion Collection (Criterion) Arthur & the Invisibles (Genius) Bill/Bill on His Own (Brentwood) Bunny Whipped (Think) Caddyshack: 20th Anniversary (Warner Bros.) Chasing Liberty (Warner Bros.) Curse of the Zodiac (Lionsgate) The Dead Girl (First Look) Denzel…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of April 17:

Brute Force: The Criterion Collection (Criterion) Cutie Honey: The Movie (Bandai) Double Happiness (Image) Forgiving Dr. Mengele (First Run) Freedom Writers (Paramount) George Lopez: The Complete 1st and 2nd Seasons (Warner Bros.) Happy Days: The Second Season (Paramount) The History…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of February 27:

Bratz: Fashion Pixiez (Lions Gate) Conversations With God (Fox) Cool It Carol (Image) Deep Red (Blue Underground) Dreamland (Image) Filmation's Ghostbusters (Brentwood) George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (MPI) Journey to the End of the Night (First Look) Little Einsteins:…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of January 16:

Clerks II (Weinstein) Council of the Gods (First Run) Die You Zombie Bastards (Image) Dreamland (Image) Employee of the Month (Lions Gate) Gridiron Gang (Sony) Grim Reaper (Lions Gate) Her Minor Thing (First Look) La Moustache (Koch Lorber) Lucky Number…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of December 26:

Airwolf: Season Two (Universal) Be With Me (Film Movement) Dane Cook's Tourgasm (HBO) Danica (First Look) Factotum (IFC) The Family Values Tour 2006 (Firm Music) Girls Behaving Badly, Volume One (Starlight) Haven (Fox) Mars Invades the Earth! (Alpha) Mi Amigo…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of December 5:

The Architect (Magnolia) Beerfest: Unrated (Warner Bros.) Charlie Chan Collection, Volume 2 (Fox) Coma Girl (Cinequest) The Conformist: Special Collector's Edition (Paramount) Dinosaur Valley Girls: Mammoth Edition (Cinema Epoch) Dungeons & Dragons: The Complete Animated Series (Brentwood) Elizabeth Taylor and…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of July 18.

The Best of She-Ra Princess of Power (Brentwood) Carnivale: The Complete Second Season (HBO) The Cavern (Sony) Clean (Palm) Don't Move (Wellspring) An Early Frost (Wolfe) Flash Gordon: The Complete Series (Brentwood) The Incredible Hulk: The Complete First Season (Universal)…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of July 5.

Charlie's Angels: The Complete Third Season (Sony) Cyberteam in Akihabara: Complete Collection (ADV) Eastern Horror Double Feature: Satan's Slave and Corpse Master (Brentwood) King of the Cage: The Superstars of KOTC (Brentwood) The Kinks: The Live Broadcasts (Classic Rock Legends)…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen Mildred Fierce

Mildred Fierce

THURS 11/20 Christmas Eve, 1944. Despite the violent abuse that Christina Crawford claimed was a near-constant occurrence in the Joan Crawford household, mother, daughter, and brother Christopher are all smiles for a live holiday radio broadcast from their Brentwood home.…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Pastries (Outdoors)

The famous Frog Hollow Farm in Brentwood sells its produce to the best restaurants around. In order to showcase its superb fruit (its Web site is headed, "Your home to the sweetest, juiciest organic, tree-ripened peaches you've ever tasted"), the…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Outdoor Market

One of the great pleasures of living in San Francisco is heading down to the Embarcadero on a sunny Saturday morning and shopping, schmoozing, and noshing your way through the Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market. It's California's cornucopia in microcosmic form:…
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News, Feature

Welcome Home

About a half-mile from California's fastest-growing town, signs sprout from the alfalfa fields, heralding a new sort of growth: The Estates at Dallas Ranch; Highland Ranch at Somersville; Country Living at Toureville; California Grove -- Now Selling; Summerset -- 14…
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