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  • News

    June 19, 2013
  • News

    June 22, 2011
  • News

    April 16, 2008

    An Inconvenient Plant

    One of the world's rarest plants grows in the Presidio. Plans are under way to save it — and ax thousands of trees in the process.

  • Film

    December 26, 2007

    The Way He Lives Now

    As Daniel Day-Lewis' fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Urban Surfer, Urban One

    Damn good surfing, 20 minutes from home. Or less.

  • News

    July 9, 2003

    Of Love and Natalise

    She dreams of being the next Janet Jackson, but she's just a Stanford grad who sings syrupy pop, looks absolutely fab, and makes local teens swoon.

    Which, come to think of it, may be enough, for everyone involved.

  • News

    June 11, 2003

    Pipe Dreams

    A veteran of the Apollo program continues a quixotic quest to send a small rocket of his own design 60 miles high and, in the process, save his soul. Maybe ours, too.

  • News

    March 6, 2002

    The Garden East of Eden

    Is it a dream -- or an obsession -- when someone pours a $75 million fortune into an amusement park, based on trees, located in Gilroy?

  • News

    June 2, 1999

    Union Shopping

    India's tradition of arranged marriage immigrates to San Francisco and takes a twist

  • News

    August 13, 1997

    The Fall of Love

    Chet Helms and his Avalon Ballroom were the heart and soul of the Summer of Love. Thirty years of stupid business moves later, love is all that's left.

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