How three bright lives, one bad drug deal and seven rifle shots left two men dead, one man jailed and the shooter walking free in Lake County.
Meet Bill Dodd of MTC
Napa Supervisor takes on the stewardship of the largest transportation district in the Bay Area.
News briefs for Sonoma, Marin and Napa
Napa middle school dress code remains unchanged, Sonoma County pushes needle exchange and Tomales Bay clean-up.
The Byrne Report: White Men Eat
In which Georgie and Tony share more than a prediliction for the same toothpaste.
Ask Sydney: No question too big, too small or too off-the-wall
Who bears the holistic birth control burden? Who bears the friends who won't listen burden? Who bears the bad karma parking burden?
Review: 'La Vie en Rose'
New biopic looks at Edith Piaf, warts, wine, wantoness and all.
Preview: 'Art City' comes to Petaluma
Documentary on the lives and passions of New York artists benefits Petaluma Art Council.
Essay: Rock's Age Myth
Don't have to hope you die before you get old, as Mary Weiss and others now prove.
Preview: Baby Seal Club
Group prepares for Burning Man the old-fashioned way: by hosting an Ice Flo event replete with Burleskimos in furkinis.
Interview: Carl Doumani's Quixote Winery in Napa
An architectural marvel finally opened to the public, Quixote begs the question: Is life really better under the onion dome?
Winery review: Francis Coppola Presents Rosso & Bianco
Whether you love the smell of Malbec in the morning or the afternoon, the curtain is up on Francis Ford Coppola's latest winery venture.
Restaurant review: Il Piccolo Caffe in Sausalito
With one of the premier locations and best views along the Marin coast, Il Piccolo Caffe on the spirited Sausalito waterfront could probably charge twice what it does for its big, ample portions and get away with it without drawing a glance of suspicion.
Food news: Changing cocoa butter levels in chocolate
The FDA is considering allowing vegetable oils to replace the real thing and still be labeled "chocolate."
Book review: Three essential short story collections for summer
New work by Helen Simpson, Lydia Davis and Ahdaf Soueif.
Book preview: Crystal Zevon tells of her ex-husband Warren Zevon's demons
Crystal Zevon chronicles the raucous life of her rock and roll ex.
Stage preview: Summer theater in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties
Area companies prepare to roll out the tenors and the tights.
Letters to the Editor
June 13-19, 2007.