The centerpiece of this week's issue is a seven-page spread highlighting the finalists of our Masterminds 2010 competition, which awards $2,500 grants to Bay Area artists. You can check out their work — including indie martial-arts flicks and a sticky, slimy Jesus — at our Artopia party tonight in Potrero Hill. Iron that black turtleneck and come on out!
In the news sections, columnist Matt Smith offers San Francisco politicians his own jobs-creation strategy, free of charge; Lauren Smiley examines California laws preventing undocumented immigrants from visiting loved ones in prison; and Benjamin Wachs presents some novel suggestions for how to elect city supervisors. And make sure to check out our new social media advice columnist Jamie Varon, who this week answers the burning question: When is it okay to go “Facebook-official” in a relationship?