Issue: June 13, 2013

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newspaper for exclusive event picks, columns and cartoons.

This week's issue is our annual Summer Guide! We've picked out the

coolest summer cocktails; the best day trips; health and beauty

finds; nightlife and entertainment venues; and more. Check out our

festival flow chart to see which ones you should attend this summer,

and take our quiz to figure out the best ways to stay cool.

Elsewhere in the issue: Whitney Phaneuf on potential private-sector

infiltration into the UC system; Raheem F. Hosseini on the turf

battle over gang-prevention plans; Cosmo Garvin on the impact of

big-box stores; Ann Martin Rolke reviews Burgess Brothers' Burgers;

Jim Lane reviews Man of Steel; Blake Gillespie catches up with local

rapper C Plus; Lovelle Harris investigates the bass invasion in the

Lavender district; and more.