Discovered just 100 years ago and appropriately pronounced "oh, mommy!" umami enhances such disparate foods as breast milk and Doritos.
Marin Bike patrol takes charge of the county's hills.
Eco-couture designer Theron Nelson fashions fashion from nature.
One man's experience with electromagnetic radiation poisoning.
Preview: 'Section M' Revisited
The scrappy little music mag celebrates its founding a decade ago.
Preview: Honoring DJ Bill Bowker
Long-time blues supporter gets his due.
Profile: Verge Winery in Healdsburg
Innovative young winery makes Syrah on the edge.
Winery review: Twomey Cellars in Healdsburg
Cabernet, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc rule at former Roshambo site.
Food News: Events for the week of Sept. 10
Farmer-Veteran Coaltion, Oak Hill Farm benefit, Marin Wine Auction, La Vera's 25th.
DVD review: Pasolini's Salo
Using the Marquis de Sade and Dante as marking points, late great filmmaker used allegory and poop to underscore the evils of facism.
Profile: Margaret Cho
Cho brings her assimilation comedy to the Wells Fargo Center in Santa Rosa.
Stage review: 'The Philadelphia Story' at Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma
With just a few wobbles, this production is yar.
Letters to the Editor
September 10 - 16, 2008