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  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Five Music Muses: The Women Who Inspired Jason Pierce, Lou Barlow, Eric Clapton, and More

    According to Greek mythology, the muses were the genius-sparking goddesses of song, poetry, and the sciences. Recently, the muse has more earthly origins; male recording artists often indicate that a particular woman was essential in stimulating the creative process. The Guardian's Germaine Greer de ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    Gathering Storm

    They pile up their stuff to the point of fire danger and rat infestation. A task force is taking on this nearly insurmountable problem.

  • News

    April 9, 2008


    By most accounts, David Kessler's four years as UCSF's medical school dean were a rip-roaring success. So why was he fired?

  • News

    March 22, 2006

    Space, the Final Frontier

    The San Francisco art collective Rebar wants to redefine where we live, one gonzo project at a time

  • Calendar

    November 9, 2005

    Fight Club

    Meet gaming legends

  • News

    May 1, 1996

    Hook, Line, & Stinker

    Everyone loves the 49ers. But even love has its limits. Are taxpayers willing to subsidize millionaire owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.'s dreams of a new stadium when economists say it's a bad deal

  • Calendar

    January 24, 1996
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