• Issue of
  • Jan 21-27, 2010
  • Vol. 18, No. 3
  • Cash scratch fever
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  • Long story short

    When I was growing up in western Kansas, my family trekked to the state fair nearly every fall. We didn't spend much time on the midway because, as a farm family, we couldn't afford it. We were there to see the cattle, farm implements and 4-H projects.


  • Letters

    Expensive elections ahead, the downfall of the sciences, kudos for Bartolin and more.
  • Advice Goddess

    It's hard enough to apply latex before sex without breaking the mood. Try telling your girlfriend that you just have to hose her down with Febreze.
  • IQ: Feeling lucky
  • IQ: Feeling lucky

    You could make an argument that gambling is a regressive tax on the poor; you could make an argument that gambling bankrolls projects that benefit society. But at what point does the negative outweigh the positive — and at what cost?

Food & Drink

  • Side dish
  • Side dish

    New crepe restaurant on Tejon and bakery on Dublin, Taste of New Orleans relocation, ZONTA ball and more.


  • Big gigs
  • Big gigs

    Upcoming concerts here and around the region.
  • Playing around

    Who's playing where, and when, at area venues for the next week.


  • Movie picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films playing around the area.


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