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Dear Abby: I am 19, and I have been smoking and drinking — a lot — ever since I was 14. I also sneak out and go to parties and hang out with a gang I’m in. We get into a lot of fights. I know I have hurt quite a few people, and I want to set myself straight. I’m worried because I’m dealing with major anger issues and I don’t want to hurt anyone else. Please help me. Anger in the South Dear Anger: The gang life can be difficult and dangerous to escape. If you have relatives in a different city, a step in the right direction might be to ask if you can live with them for a while. (click for more)

When a smattering of applause rippled through Davies Hall on Friday, May 25, after the first movement of Haydn’s Symphony No. 102, San Francisco Symphony guest conductor David Robertson had an answer. Wheeling around to face the audience, he dead panned, in reference to the movements still to come, “We have three encores.” Robertson, the outgoing music director of the St. Louis Symphony and a longtime visitor to the Davies podium, had a lot more than witty ad libs to offer. Through an absorbing, wide-ranging and emotionally consequential reading of the Haydn, one of the composer’s late great London symphonies, he and the players made everything count. (click for more)

That lucky old sun centered in quixotic Gemini eyeballs the full moon in sizzling Saj. Mercury sweetens the pot further by joining the duo on Tuesday. Expect witty, flirty communications as the Twins are born flirts. (click for more)

BottleRock Napa Valley is offering three days of music, food and more over the Memorial Day weekend, and The Chronicle is on the field keeping track of all the highlights. Here is a list of the most interesting things our team saw and heard at the sixth year of the outdoor festival at the Napa Valley Expo: Snoop Dogg The iconic Long Beach rapper made history by pouring the largest gin and juice cocktail at the Culinary Stage with longtime collaborator Warren G and “Top Chef” winner Michael Voltaggio on Saturday, May 26. And it was legit — a Guinness World Record official was at the festival to present Snoop and the group with a certificate, making it official. (click for more)

A Guinness World Record and strippers — that’s how Snoop Dogg stole the show at BottleRock Napa Valley during the festival’s second day. On Saturday, May 26, the Long Beach rapper shocked festivalgoers with two BottleRock history-making sets that focused on what he knows best: drinking, smoking and rapping about “the good life.” During a closing set on the Midway Stage, competing with headliners the Killers, Snoop kept a large crowd captivated by running through iconic rap hits from “The Next Episode,” “Nuthin’ But a G Thang” and fan favorite “Gin & Juice,” all while taking drags from a joint and sipping out of a blue Solo cup (which we assume was gin and juice). (click for more)

Britt Daniel is the leader and co-founder of the Austin band Spoon — their latest album is "Hot Thoughts." We've invited him to play a game called "Mmm, mmm, good!" (click for more)