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Issue Archive for the Week of Oct 16-22, 2002

News & Opinion

  • Geek Chic

    Comic artist Adrian Tomine made himself a winner by appealing to the loser in all of us.
  • Letters for the week of October 16-22, 2002

    Why didn't astrologers find Pluto? Where are the jobs for Oaklanders? Who knew what lecturers endure? What was Chris Thompson thinking?
  • News & Notes

    Yet more sleaze-mail and sleazy local politics; get ready for Greek discipline; and the Express rakes in a few.
  • Reading, Writing, and Urinalysis

    A school board member's plan to voluntarily drug-test Dublin High kids in exchange for a "positive scarlet letter" has the district a-twitter.

Arts & Culture

  • Bright Angelic Mills

    A Darius Milhaud celebration highlights Mills College's 150th birthday party.
  • Got Its Own

    The very first Oakland International Film Fest opens at the Grand Lake -- at last.

Movies

Food & Drink

  • The Kitchen Sink

    Better living through plastic.
  • Red Rides to Your Hood

    But why is lemon chicken broken?

Music

  • Strickly 4 My Geezers

    The Run-DMC of the Commonwealth spits rhubarb-and-custard verses. Why?
  • Rewind, Baby, Rewind

    St. Clair brings us up to date on all the loose threads she left behind.
  • Critic's Choice for the week of October 16-22, 2002

    Hitched indie rockers, a high-contrast trumpeter, rhythmic riffs from West Africa, and fado folk from Portugal.
  • Aroah

    No Podemos Ser Amigos
  • Various

    Music from Gilmore Girls: Our Little Corner of the World

Most Popular Stories

  • Davis Dysfunction Dooms Raiders Again

    Mark Davis’ head-scratching decision to move the team to Las Vegas has proven to be a major distraction for the team.
  • The Wrong Path?

    Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
  • Why Oakland Should Cut Off ICE

    Federal immigration officials say they've been investigating "human trafficking" in the city. But in the past decade, they have not imprisoned anyone from Oakland for that crime.
  • Highland Hospital Surveillance Stirs Concerns

    The county's main hospital in Oakland has a camera that reads license plates and shares that information with federal law enforcement, including ICE.
  • Jerry Brown's Cap-and-Trade Program Isn't Working

    California's greenhouse gas emissions declined last year. But it was primarily due to the rainy weather — not the governor's climate policies.

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