Clove Cigarettes to Be Banned?
New legislation looks to stub out clove and other novelty smoke sales.
Will Wave tech come to Sonoma and Marin coasts?
Governors plan to meet over new ocean energy plan.
Urine the money: Waste not, want not when it comes to pee-gardening. Yes.
Norman Solomon reflects on the 2008 Democratic National Committee.
Preview: Russian River Chamber Music Series
Prestigious free series focuses on California composers and groups.
Late Night Dining in Sonoma, Marin and Napa
Our clip 'n' go guide to eating out way after dark.
Restaurant review: Saigon Bistro in Santa Rosa
New Thai-influenced spot turned our review into a pho boy.
Winery Profile: Martinelli Winery in Windsor
Exploring Pinot Noir and the mesoclimate.
Food News: Slow Food Nation 2008
Now that all the goat cheese crumbs have been swept away, we're afraid that our response is: slow what?
Review: 'A Man Named Pearl'
Humble documentary about a humble man, a topiarist whose work won't transcend him.
Lit profile: Bart Schneider's 'Man in the Blizzard'
Respected magazine editor and author's new book takes place at the 2008 RNC—with a twist and plenty of poetry.
Stage preview: Tim Kniffen at Berkeley's Aurora Theater
Respected North Bay actor broadens his repertoire to the entire Bay Area.
Stage review: 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball' at Sixth Street Playhouse
New production reveals truths about the characters as it entertains and darkly delights.
Letters to the Editor
September 3 - 9, 2008