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Does the Food Network Care About Public Health?

Posted July 31, 2013 by Randy Shaw

In the Food Network’s popular show, Restaurant Impossible, star Robert Irvine visits a failing restaurant that is poorly managed, has depressing décor, and which serves inedible food. He and his staff completely transform the business, and by show’s end there
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COMPUTER CHESS—Review

Posted July 31, 2013 by Peter Wong

“The Adventure Continues” may be the motto of the annual computer chess tournament that’s the setting of Andrew Bujalski’s ensemble comedy “Computer Chess.” Yet the tournament players’ inability to handle the unexpected leads to some interesting destinations in Bujalski’s new
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House Republicans Defund the Nonexistent ACORN, Yet Again

Posted July 31, 2013 by Asawin Suebsaeng

In the Friday the 13th film series, psycho killer Jason Voorhees lumbers around destroying lives with his machete. He is seemingly indestructible, reanimating even though he dies at the end of almost every movie in which he appears. The sexy
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted July 31, 2013 by

Regarding the second BART strike, I am pessimistic. While I support the right of the workers to raises and agree that BART can afford to give them a reasonable raise, the unions involved have done nothing to garner my support.One
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted July 31, 2013 by

Thanks for covering this side of Plan Bay Area. In case you missed it, PBS just broadcast a story that should get more play. Government officials excuse for dense building is that it is green (?) and it is the
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