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Issue Archive for the Week of Jun 24-30, 2009

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News & Opinion

  • Starving the Future

    Shortly before my son's high school graduation, our family's attendance was required as yet another end-of-the-school-year awards "banquet." I put the ...
  • Making Solar Power Affordable

    A new San Francisco company lowers installation prices by pooling buyers together. Plus, a state agency votes to save small plug-in hybrid companies.
  • Oakland's Leaders Deserve Credit

    And so do the city's employee unions, except for the police officers' association. Plus, Jerry Brown seeks to limit the anti-Prop. 8 lawsuit.
  • Economics Fights for Relevancy

    Two economists say their profession has forgotten people. But so have they.
  • Letters for June 24

    Readers sound off on hydrogen buses, Oakland.

Arts & Culture

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T

    Sebastião Salgado's photos inaugurate the David Brower Center gallery.
  • Land of Dreams

    Mexico changed Pamela Alma Bass' life.
  • Condom Etiquette For Threesomes

    Plus, if you want your girlfriend to keep escorting, perhaps you should try it, too.


  • One-Night Stands

    Repertory film listings for June 25-July 1, 2009.

Food & Drink


  • The Forecast Calls for Rain

    Acid rock gets a contemporized and melodic twist from Howlin Rain's Ethan Miller.


Most Popular Stories

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Saap Avenue Marries Lao Food and Cocktails

    The Chai Thai Noodles family expands with a hip restaurant on Piedmont Avenue.

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