Nancy PelosiMembers of Congress are taking up legislation this week aimed at dealing with allegations that a form of "insider trading" is taking place among lawmakers whose knowledge of pending bills could give them a leg up in the stock market.The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) ... More >>
Nancy PelosiIndications from the Beltway media world are that 60 Minutes is preparing to air a segment exploring legislative actions House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi oversaw that might have benefited her husband's stock investments.According to multiple news reports, 60 Minutes reporter Steve K ... More >>
Matt SmithIt's hard to stop a leak.Attorneys for Lance Armstrong pivoted from demanding an apology for purported inaccuracies in a recent 60 Minutes doping exposé to lambasting the "leakers" who proved that the report was true. Last month, Armstrong hired a San Francisco law firm famed ... More >>
Is used to winning No sooner had Lance Armstrong juiced his legal team last week by adding the San Francisco firm famed for helping ballplayers battle leaks in the BALCO drugs case, than Keker & Van Nest came out swinging, making a public demand that CBS apologize for doping allegat ... More >>
It's all about who owned what and when.Lance Armstrong has added two more San Francisco attorneys to his defense team to help ward off possible charges that he was doping while cycling the Tour de France. Additionally, SF Weekly has more details on the 1996-2004 U.S. Postal Service cycling t ... More >>
It's about the EPO.CBS' 60 Minutes shook the sporting world Sunday with extraordinary doping accusations involving the seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. According to Armstrong's former teammate Tyler Hamilton, Armstrong dosed his own teammates post-race with droppers-full of st ... More >>
AuntJuli/FlickrLast night, Showtime aired the first installment of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants, a look inside the lives and clubhouse of our defending World Series champions. The 30-minute premiere acted as preview for the series, which doesn't technically start until Ju ... More >>
The head of the park patrol has some explaining to do.
Does everyone want to live in Marin? The Center For Investigative Reporting, the Berkeley nonprofit that recently formed a team of sleuths to take up where downsized California newspapermen and women left off, came out slugging earlier this month. It published a scintillating piece demonstrating ... More >>
Langella and Sheen capture a summit of egos as Frost/Nixon goes from stage to screen.
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good-time Charlie
The odd upside of Robert Redford's terribly earnest, quite terrible war drama
Former admissions representatives at CCA say they preyed on studentsâ dreams of becoming celebrity chefs and glossed over the painful economic realities of the industry
A documentary portrait of a pedophile priest and his pious protectors
Have a blast dialing down entertainment options this year
A treasure trove of damning evidence against Big Tobacco has been unearthed at UCSF
To help thousands of the disabled, a San Francisco attorney takes on an insurance company -- and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer
Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron
Avril Lavigne and Tracy + the Plastics and the corruption of culture
Aides insist that Mayor Gavin Newsom is focused on City Hall; his sudden celebrity has spawned speculation about higher office. Much higher.
Lend a hand to salmon in need
In which our first solo sail nearly becomes our last
The "asylums" depicted in The Magdalene Sisters undermine both the Catholic Church and the popular image of Ireland
This all-American kid from Monterey is now one of the foremost experts on Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Where does he go from here?
How Robin Stein, a journalistic neophyte, put excitement in her life -- and a dangerous Texas pipe manufacturer on the front page of the New York Times
Week of March 20, 2002
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply
Hype! surpasses its title