A new Stanford program trains regular folks to act sick in order to help young doctors act well.
California news: Community cable access in trouble
A new bill threatens small-scale broadcasting. Media centers in Sonoma, Marin and Napa respond.
News column: The Byrne Report
Reflections of the natural neurotic.
News briefs: Salmon season comes late to Bodega Bay
Area fisherman say that proposed government relief is not enough. Also, a new report says that most homeowners in Sonoma, Marin and Napa think that they are fire-safe when they emphatically are not.
Car Culture: Novella Carpenter says good-bye
REV retires after four good years.
Movie preview: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival in San Rafael
Traveling mini-fest focuses on the Jewish experience in Ethiopia.
Music preview: Bunny Wailer
Legendary reggae star joins the Roots, Rock, Reggae line-up in Santa Rosa.
Music reflection: Nino Ferrer
Late French pop singer just wanted a little respect.
Music preview: Ian Anderson
Jethro Tull frontman brings his flute to orchestral production with Marin's Skywalker Symphony.
Restaurant review: Romeo's Pizza in Petaluma
P-town is pie town and Romeo's adds to the cheesy, gooey mix.
Satire: The Convenience Truth
Oh thank heaven for sushi at 7-11!
Winery profile: Valley of the Moon in Glen Ellen
Sangiovese and Pinot Blanc are just the ticket.
Profile: Synapse Arts Series in Sausalito
Defying description, this part rave, part theater, part live music, part light show series isn't to be missed.
Theater preview: The Independent Eye's 'Ragnarok'
Sebastopol-based company stages ambitious Norse drama in Berkeley.
Letters to the Editor
August 2-8, 2006.