Logging the Bohemian Grove
Proposed cutting on the Grove's private enclave points to larger issues with the Bush administration's forest management plans.
News briefs for Sonoma, Marin and Napa
Grand jury reports for the North Bay just released.
Column. The Byrne Report: The Peace Institute
Doublespeak: Straight outta Orwell, the so-called Peace Institute is staffed and guided by warmongers and the corporations who love them.
Ask Sydney: No question too big, too small or too off-the-wall
The downside of adulthood, making friends is hard to do and the gritty fact of coincidence.
Review: 'Black Sheep'
What if the world were to end not with a bang, but with a bleat?
Essay: Shoot the Projectionist!
Flashback Hell: Every groovy little gig now features a white screen and a dude with a laptop.
Review: Tribute CDs are a mixed bag
The 'Sandinista!' tribute to the Clash is among the best of the current crop of re-do projects.
Review: Against Me! 'New Wave'
A singer in a band trying to get people to sing along to a song about a singer in a band who tries to get people to hate singing along to a song is acutely captivating.
Review: David Murray's 'Sacred Ground'
Tenor saxophonist's 83rd album is his best.
Profile: Chef Mateo Granados
Trained in some of California's best kitchens, Granados currently contents himself with his catering truck and his dream of a new American cuisine.
Winery profile: Larson Family Winery in Sonoma
Just in time for Independence Day, a fiercely independent, family-owned place that embodies the Jeffersonian agrarian ideal.
Restaurant review: Hikuni Sushi Bar & Hibachi in Santa Rosa
Restaurant news: Simmer in Corte Madera
Acclaimed resto goes on the low boil to serve the hot! hot! hot! one- to five-year-old palate.
Review: Summer Repertory Theater's 'Working' and 'The Talented Mr. Ripley'
Voices and vices abound at these excellent productions.
Books: Khaled Hosseini
'Thousand Splendid Suns' examines the woman's lot in modern-day Afghanistan.
Letters to the Editor
July 4-10, 2007.