Lori Starr: “Renny is, quite simply, the ideal candidate.” (We couldn’t agree more!)
In Memoriam: Mercury News Art Critic Jack Fischer, 59
He brought to art criticism the experience and instincts of a pre-blogosphere print reporter. Patricia Albers recalls Fischer’s keen insights and sharp wit.
SF to China: Free Ai Weiwei
Ai’s detention, says protest organizer, is about making sure uprisings the Middle East aren’t repeated in China. Ai, the government vows, “will pay a special price.”