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Issue Archive for the Week of May 25-31, 2005

News & Opinion

  • Friendly Fire

    When OPD rookies Timothy Scarrott and Andrew Koponen fired on Willie Wilkins, they thought he was just another street thug. They were wrong.
  • Skimpin' Steve

    And in the Democratic corner ... a geek, and ... wait! Another geek! Spammers step up for De La Fuente; and what's with the Trib and Star Wars?
  • Moral Values Come to the Bay Area

    Following November's election, right-wing Christians are increasingly bringing the fight here to the East Bay.
  • The Future Is in the Past

    Cal researchers say robot cars, that sci-fi vision of the 1950s, are finally ready for prime time. Right, but are we ready for them?
  • Letters for the week of May 25-31, 2005

    A throng of anonymous teachers responds to Robert Gammon's recent cover story on Randolph Ward's efforts to reform Oakland's schools.

Arts & Culture

  • Ooh La Teena

    Go on a Stone Soul Picnic with Teena Marie.
  • Troublesome

    Mat Callahan rakes musical muck at AK Press.
  • On Stage

    Our critics weigh in on local theater.
  • Go Go Gadget

  • Snow Use

    What, summer already?
  • On The Wall

    Our critics weigh in on local art.
  • Say What?

    Grammar, spelling, and pronunciation just won't stand still.
  • Stuck-Up

    All over Emeryville
  • When Words Collide

    Dorna Khazeni translates France's literary bad boy.
  • The Dreaming

    Shotgun's Schimmelpfennig
  • High Kicks & Insects

    In this month's East Bay book news, lawyers go ballistic, gamblers go broke, and Bruce Lee lived in Oakland.
  • East Bay Best-Sellers

    What you're buying this month.
  • Was That a Joke?

    Today's irreverent humor - it's irreverent, but is it humor?
  • Express Reviews

    Bloody murder in Spain; inadvertent bigamy in Vietnam.
  • Please Please Read These

    If you don't, you're missing out.


Food & Drink


  • Rocky Types with Rocky Flows

    The open-mic jam session Scout provides a Portrait of Rappers as Young, Nervous Men.
  • Punjabi Polka Pizza Party

    Western swing meets Northern India in East Contra Costa, courtesy of the Polka Cowboys.
  • Pride and Pretension

    Sonically fanciful, lyrically irritable, sporadically violent -- at least Austin's ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead keeps it interesting.
  • Smog

    A River Ain't Too Much to Love
  • Sleater-Kinney

    The Woods
  • Critic's Choice for the week of May 25-31, 2005

    Our writers tell you what's hot this week.

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