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Issue Archive for the Week of Jun 25-Jul 1, 2008

Best of the East Bay

  • Best Actor

    Stacy Ross
  • Best Pop Band

    The Lovemakers
  • Best Painter

    William Harsh
  • Best Old West Parade

    The Black Cowboy Parade and Festival
  • Best Arts Presenter

    Robert Cole and Cal Performances
  • Best Hippie

    Novella Carpenter
  • Dive Bars

    Drink in the Cheap Buzz and Tacky Decor
  • Best Produce Stand

    Dan's Fresh Produce
  • Best Health Club/Gym

    Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek
  • Best Local Book

    The False Prophet, by Claire Booth
  • Best Summer Camp

    Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp
  • Best Man in Blue

    Officer James Saleda
  • Best Neon Sign

    Baggy's By the Lake
  • Best Politician

    Berkeley Councilwoman Betty Olds
  • Best String Band

    The Stairwell Sisters
  • Best New Player

    Kurt Suzuki
  • Best Escalator

    Target's Cart Escalator
  • Best Tribute Festival

    The Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival
  • Best Golf Course

    Tilden Park Golf Course
  • Best Octopus' Garden

    Marcia Donahue's Garden
  • Best Acupuncturist

    Dennis W. von Elgg
  • Best Shoe Repair

    Model Shoe Renew
  • Best Ska Band

    The Uptones
  • Best Feed Store

    Alamo Hay & Grain Co.
  • Best Retro Hot Dog

    The Pampered Pup
  • Best Director

    Les Waters
  • Best Metal Band

    High on Fire
  • Best Smoothies

    The Sweet Booth
  • Best Local Album

    Alopecia by WHY?
  • Best Pool Hall

  • Best Blues Band

    Craig Horton Band
  • Best Sports Bar

    Ricky's Sports Theatre and Grill
  • Best Local Author

    Michael Chabon
  • Best Tailor

    Arachne's Thimble
  • Best Hometown Parade

    Alameda Fourth of July Parade
  • Best Newsstand

  • Best Budget Sushi

    GetA Japanese Restaurant
  • Best Pharmacy

    Elephant Pharmacy
  • Best Drag Show

    East Bay Kings
  • Best Stable

    Anthony Chabot Equestrian Center
  • Best Yard Art

    Ceramic Sculptures on Spruce Street
  • Best Instant Vacation

    Robert Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda
  • Best Veterinarian

    Montclair Veterinary Hospital
  • Best Fishing Hole

    Antioch Regional Shoreline Pier
  • Best Labyrinth

    Mazzariello Labyrinth
  • Best Bartender

    Thomas Vida
  • Best String Quartet

    Quartet San Francisco
  • Best Jazz Combo

    Rova Saxophone Quartet
  • Best Lingerie

    Porcelynne Lingerie
  • Best Piano Player

    David K. Mathews
  • Best Musician

    Linda Tillery
  • Best Poet

    Chinaka Hodge
  • Best Slide

    Codornices Park
  • Best Set Designer

    Melpomene Katakalos
  • Best Retro Sports League

    B.A.D. Girls (aka Bay Area Derby Girls)

News & Opinion

Arts & Culture

  • The Carbon-Free Home
  • The Carbon-Free Home

    By Stephen and Rebekah Hren
  • The Sick Baby
  • The Sick Baby

    Darin Strauss examines Munchausen by Proxy in his latest novel.
  • Souvenirs
  • Souvenirs

    Ce Ce Iandoli and Jill McLennan keep reality scrapbooks.
  • Aquarium Age

    For the week of June 25-July 1, 2008.
  • Shouldn't Sperm Donors First Get Permission?

    When my boyfriend said he was donating to a lesbian couple, it challenged my conviction that gay marriage can't affect straight people.


  • One-Night Stands

    Repertory film listings for June 26 through July 2, 2008.

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