Letters to the Editor
Going to the Dogs for Inspiration
by Eileen Slovak
Doggy disobedience: We've loved our scoundrels, but this time we're aiming for a good citizen.
What's deadly for bugs but safe for dogs cats and people, too?
Dock of the Bay
Solomons goes to the dogs … Playing with pooches: upcoming events from washes to wine tastings … Music to calm your savage beast … Have bowl, will travel.
News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd
Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny
A dissenting opinion:
Why I prefer cats.
by Dennis Doyle
A sporting dog: There's no better partner.
by J. Alex Knoll
The trail of the Dog Star: The Dog Days of summer have passed, but Sirius is just rising.
2008 Home & Garden Guide
2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide
The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Is your landscape going to the dogs? Tips for dog-loving gardeners.
© Paramount Pictures
Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Stiller star in Tropic Thunder.
Jonathan Parker on Tropic Thunder: If you don't enjoy silly comedy, you'll quickly start mapping your escape from the theater.