This Week's Paper

Cover Story

Break the chains! From a spunky salon to a 100-year-old speakeasy, our annual salute to small business highlights local entrepeneurs who blow away the competition

Guardian Staff Writers
Cover Story

News

The Arizona policy is awfully close to what Newsom has implemented in his own city

Tim Redmond
Editors Notes

Amending the measure could save the state's basic services and prevent the once-vaunted California education system from falling into irreparable collapse

Guardian Staff Writers
Editorial

It's all the rage these days to blame the economy's woes on public workers, whatever the facts are, no matter who the culprit really is

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Opinion

Arizona law changing the political dynamics on immigration, in SF and across the country

Rebecca Bowe, Sarah Phelan
News

The new California Music and Culture Association contests the crackdown on nightlife

Steven T. Jones
News

New legislation could make it easier for people to share their cars

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Green City

Arts & Culture

The Missing Link unites nomads to forge metal connections beyond scenes

Ben Richardson
Music Features

Welcome to Hairy Eyeball, a bimonthly rundown of visual art

Matt Sussman
Visual Art

Deborah Slater Dance Theater marks 20th anniversary with world premiere

Rita Felciano
Dance

No sniffing, baby — it's all snazzy

Marke B.
Super Ego

October Country brings something new to film-as-family-portrait

Johnny Ray Huston
Film Review

Do the right thing? Please Give examines the everyday agonies of liberal guilt

Lynn Rapoport
Film Review

Another Science Fiction is brought to the page and screen by Megan Prelinger

Johnny Ray Huston
Film Review

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction hews to dogma -- and limps to a conclusion

Ben Richardson
Gamer

Novella Carpenter creates an urban homestead in Farm City

Juliette Tang
Literature

D.A. Powell brings love, longing, and lyricism back to poetic life

Juliette Tang
Literature

Theatre Rhinoceros mounts Sexrev: The José Sarria Experience

Theater

Paging all druids, faeries, witches, and even Republicans — Paganfest is here

Caitlin Donohue
Arts & Culture

Food & Drink

Waiting for love at the Wipeout Bar and Grill with a pulled-pork sandwich

L.E. Leone
Cheap Eats

No quiero Taco Bell! This Divisadero hot spot offers a breezy vibe with truly tasty takes on Mexican staples

Paul Reidinger
Restaurant Review
Virginia Miller
Appetite, Food & Drink