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    Bluesman's Tribute Your Paul Pena cover blew my f'ing mind ("Bluesman's Blues," April 21). In 1969, I was a college dropout living with my girlfriend in Worcester, Mass., hanging out with students at Clark U. Some friends of friends knew thi...

    on April 28, 1999
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    Bluesman's Blues - Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.

    Two men showed up to offer their own tribute: Jorge Molina playing a conch and Paul Pena blowing into a five-foot-long digeridoo, an Australian instrument crafted from a hollow eucalyptus branch. Stopping to chant in what he called a Tuvan style, sti...

    by Mark Athitakis on April 21, 1999
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    Letters

    Editor's note: Since so many readers felt compelled to vent about George Cothran's April 7 column, "Sisters of Perpetual Conspiracy," we decided to uncork the vox populi and let it flow. Free Speech, The Inquisition, Papal Supremacy, Bonnets, Lenny...

    on April 21, 1999
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    Dog Bites

    My So-Called Repetitive Fatigue Syndrome MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to design and construct improvements which meet the needs of the public. Operations and Maintenance, and which meet our schedule, budget, and quality goals. -- statem...

    by Laurel Wellman on April 21, 1999
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    You Can't Be Gay -- You're Latino - A gay Latino identity struggles to emerge, somewhere between the macho Mission and Caucasian Castro

    The waiter catches his customers giggling as he walks by their table. One woman tries to hide her grin behind a sandwich when Miguel stops to refill her iced tea, while another stares at his biceps. They sigh after he turns to leave. The two att...

    by Joel P. Engardio on April 14, 1999
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    Letters

    Cothran Lies Down With Bigots Let's get out the old "fairness scale," shall we ("Sisters of Perpetual Conspiracy," Cothran, April 7)? Let's see, on one side of the scale, we have a harmless bunch of bearded men in nuns' habits and makeup dissing ...

    on April 14, 1999
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    Dog Bites

    The Great Unread, Part XIV or So Judging by the wild success of our Don Johnson poll (see last item), the key to boosting Dog Bites' popularity is reader participation. So, while wracking our tiny brains to come up with another poll, contest, any...

    by Laurel Wellman on April 14, 1999
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    Rays of Hope - Political winds may blow in long overdue nursing care reform

    In January 1998, Janet Wright took her mother to a Peninsula nursing home to recover from surgery on a broken right heel. The recovery went slowly. By August, the 73-year-old music teacher was still suffering from what seemed like a mild infection wh...

    by Matt Smith on April 14, 1999
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    Pleasantville - Over the years, homeless squatters have claimed the Albany Landfill as their own. Now it's time for them to leave ...

    The steady rumble of Interstate 80 falls behind as you walk out onto the Albany Landfill, until the cars seem to float silently in the distance like ghosts. Half a mile out into the bay, the man-made peninsula flares at its tip -- hence its colloquia...

    by Greg Hugunin on April 7, 1999
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    Letters

    The Business of Sex Is Business You can add your "Web Rouser" cover story (March 31) to the ever-growing list of subtle morality tales about Inter-net porn. By choosing to focus your story on a site like Juicymango.com, which according to your st...

    on April 7, 1999
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    Dog Bites

    The Girl's Own Annual Over a month ago, our Spot the Chronicle Book contest was won by Ann Marie Davis. We promised her the very next Chronicle title to hit our mailbox. And, after some anxious moments in which we wondered whether the publisher's...

    by Laurel Wellman on April 7, 1999
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    We're Honored

    SF Weekly Associate Editor David Pasztor has placed third in this year's John Bartlow Martin Awards, a competition sponsored by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism to recognize public-interest magazine journalism. Pasztor was h...

    on April 7, 1999
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    Coming Clean - Environmental group targets Stanford investment muscle

    Fresh off organizing campaigns at two other universities, a national environmental group is hoping Stanford University will be the next incubator for its nationwide campaign to breed social activism among large, institutional investors. Ozone Ac...

    by Helen Gao on April 7, 1999
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    Web Rouser - Former Lusty Lady dancer Caity McPherson struggles to make a living on the oversexed Internet

    Shiny cars jam the thoroughfares of Silicon Valley, as computer workers flee their cubicles for the grinding drive home. Caity McPherson whips her red Honda Civic into the busy labyrinth of roads that crisscross America's new-media mother lode. The s...

    by Jack Boulware on March 31, 1999
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    Letters

    Sleazy Bedfellows The real tragedy about ValueStar ("Eat This Logo, Sucker," March 24) is not just that it is a sleazy business, but that San Francisco State University chooses to get into bed with them. No self-respecting academic institution an...

    on March 31, 1999
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    Dog Bites

    Our Last Column After more than a year of writing this column, we're truly sorry to announce that we will be leaving to pursue other interests. In this case, we have finally -- finally! -- nailed down a lucrative book contract with local remainde...

    by Laurel Wellman on March 31, 1999
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    Eat This Logo, Sucker - ValueStar wants businesses to pay for the privilege of sporting its seal of approval. Is it a public service, or a shakedown?

    Info:Correction Date: 03/31/1999 Info: Eat This Logo, Sucker ValueStar wants businesses to pay for the privilege of sporting its seal of approval. Is it a public service, or a shakedown? By Lisa Davis Jim Stein would like to tell you where to g...

    by Lisa Davis on March 24, 1999
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    Letters

    Stop Picking on Our Swami Do you folks not have a clue? Quite aside from the countless errors of fact in your story on Swami Kriyananda ("Sex and the Singular Swami," March 10), are you completely unaware that virtually every high-profile sexual ...

    on March 24, 1999
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    A Night at the Webbys - Backstage, Mistress Tiffany takes the prize

    Tension perfumes the backstage air at the Herbst Theater. The Webby Awards draw nigh. Comedian Marc Maron sits in his dressing room, shuffling index cards filled with jokes. He will MC the event. Maron is worked up, fresh from an argument he cou...

    by Jack Boulware on March 24, 1999
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    Strike While the Iron Is Hot - Bike messengers organizing for April 15 walkout

    Imagine this coming tax day not as death's dreary counterpart, but as a delightful springtime street pageant filled with amazing sights. Like herds of slate-suited bankers trundling through the Financial District, forced to carry their own tax return...

    by Matt Smith on March 24, 1999
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