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The smoking section at The Uptown Nightclub on Telegraph Avenue. California banned indoor smoking in 1995. Photographs by Rian Dundon.

After a fire destroyed the only place I could afford to live, I knew it was time to leave for good


What it feels like to have your team, your city’s heart, torn out and dragged across the Bay

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