Today's Top Event: Budget Rock at the Stork Club.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Gerald Schumacher discusses behind-the-scenes hostage recoveries in Iraq at the International House.
Is It Dinner Yet? We recommend: Long Life Vegi House in Berkeley.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Make Oakland's Nomad Café your destination for the Bocalicious! Spoken Word Swap Meet, hosted by Andrej.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out twenty things you didn't know about.
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