NASCAR is Good! NASCAR is Bad!
In which two writers start their engines both for and against NASCAR racing before this weekend's Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway.
Book Expo America
New York's annual convention big on e-readers, small on actual literature.
News Blast: Secure Commuities Makeover?
ICE promises new guidelines for controversial program.
Green Zone: NPR and Monsanto
NPR's "Non-Organic Future" may have to do with a two-year sponsorship from Monsanto.
Media: Going Limp
The overexposure of Anthony Weiner and the questions that remain.
Open Mic: Living on Faith
One woman's fall from middle class to homelessness.
Popular local punk band from the 1990s reunites to benefit Nicole McCracken.
Preview: Tower of Power at Sonoma-Marin Fair
A twenty-year tradition continues with the band's best vocalist yet.
Review: 'Cars 2'
Pixar's animated-sequel Bond spoof runs out of gas.
Profile: Abyssinia Restaurant in Santa Rosa
Wodi Merso serves authentic fare from the Wollo region in the North Bay's only Ethiopian restaurant.
Preview: Chefs at the Sonoma-Marin Fair
John Stewart and Duskie Estes, Michael Tusk, Josh Silvers and more in Petaluma.
Wine Review: SRJC Shone Farm
Chris Wills and the surprisingly good output from this student-run winery.
Feature: 'Pop'd From the Panel' at Schulz Museum
From Warhol to Lichtenstein, new exhibit explores fine art's appropriation of comic strips.
Stage Review: 'Book of Mormon' Original Cast Recording
Trey Parker and Matt Stone's triumph is funny, brilliant and obscene as hell.
Preview: 'So Not the Cleavers'
Touring comedy show aims to smack down Proposition 8.
Letters to the Editor
June 22 - 28, 2011