Win VIP Tickets: Al Franken
The North Bay Bohemian wants to send you to Al Franken's show on August 26, 2006, at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.
Taco trucks in Sonoma, Marin and Napa
Legend and lore of the elusive Mexmobile, plus where to find them in the North Bay.
Santa Rosa's no-smoking ban
It's almost the toughest in the nation. Is the fairest?
Open Mic: Lou Gehrig's disease comes home
A writer's snapshot of her mother's last days.
News Briefs: Geyserville Bridge and North Bay FEMA funds
CalTrans does the impossible; officials in Sonoma, Marin and Napa still await FEMA funding.
Ask Sydney: Real advice for real people
Gossip, rudeness and the lure of the other side's greener grass.
Movie review: 'Quinceañera'
Coming-of-age story may be one of the best films of 2006.
Talking Pix: 'World Trade Center' and Larry Kirwin of Black 47
Mid-Manhattan musician-author Larry Kirwin on why he won't be seeing Oliver Stone's newest entertainment.
Music essay: Starbuck'd
Sara Bir in praise of absolutely nothing.
Restaurant review: Avatar's in Sausalito
'Marinindian' food pleases everyone at this hugely popular spot.
Event preview: Tour d'Organics in Sonoma
Cycle Sonoma County's backroads while enjoying fresh foods from area farms. Yes, please.
Zinfandel as California's state wine?
A sobering look at legislator's as they stumble through an afternoon with the state's 'historic wine.'
Winery review: Roche Carneros Estate Winery
Come for the gold-medal Chardonnay; stay for the Pinot Noir.
Edible Gardens at COPIA in Napa
Look for Insecto Man to make some buzz at this annual outdoor fest.
Theater review: Sonoma County Rep's 'Hamlet'
Angry, violent and funny--this 'Hamlet' takes the play in fresh directions.
Letters to the Editor
August 16-22, 2006.