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    April 17, 2014

    Berkeley Girl Found Naked and Pepper Sprayed May Have Been Sex Trafficking Victim

    The disturbing scene in Berkeley yesterday -- a teenage girl found naked and pepper sprayed -- may have been the result of sex trafficking, police say. The 16-year-old girl is still in the hospital after neighbors found her in the early morning hours on Wednesday at Piedmont and Ashby avenues, scr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Don't Forget to Check Out the "Blood Moon" Tonight

    Barring any unwanted fog in Sn Francisco tonight, you'll be able to join the rest of humanity and view the "Blood Moon" as it passes over the Bay Area later tonight. First, what's a Blood Moon, you ask? Technically, it's a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a lovely orange color as the ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Did You See That Hydrant Spewing 75 Feet of Water This Morning?

    When we warned you that it was to get really wet in San Francisco today, we didn't mean this. #BREAKING OVERNIGHT: An accident into a hydrant in SF at Hyde & O'Farrell caused water to spew 75 feet into the air.— ABC7 News (@abc7newsBayArea) March 25, 2014

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Police Need Your Help Identifying Unconscious Man Found in Union Square

    The San Francisco Sheriff's Department is asking for you to help identify this man who was found unconscious in Union Square on Saturday around 5 a.m.. The unidentified man was discovered with head injuries suggesting he possibly fell, said San Francisco General Hospital spokeswoman Rachael Kagan. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2013
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    July 18, 2013

    Watch This Oakland Jewelry Shop Clerk Get Robbed at Gunpoint (Video)

    The fact that crime is rampant in Oakland isn't news, but the fact that some very violent crimes aren't really being investigated is. Victims disgruntled by police -- or the lack thereof -- have turned to new reporters to help them out. ABC News got hold of this detailed video (don't worry nobody ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Japan Flight Headed for San Francisco Turns Around After Warning Flashed in Cockpit

    Early this morning Japan Airlines announced that a Boeing 777 bound for San Francisco-bound returned to Tokyo hours after taking off because the cockpit's warning light flashed alerting the pilots that the hydraulic level was too low. The plane, which was carrying 236 passengers and 13 crew member ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2013
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    June 7, 2013

    Watch Obama Eat Breakfast, Talk About Obamacare in San Jose This Morning

    Turns out President Obama isn't just after our money. From what we've read, the president is already up and prepping for his morning policy talk in San Jose where he's expected to explain how Obamacare will give all of you some medical coverage, for a change. According to ABC News, Obama's speech ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Oil of Olay-Loving Crook Busted With $400,000 Worth of Hygiene Products

    Dirty crook does not apply to this thief. San Francisco police reportedly busted a 62-year-old man who was operating a truly sanitary shoplifting ring that pilfered local stores -- including Walgreens, Target, CVS -- for hygiene products. In an undercover sting operation -- one of a kind for SFP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Cops Chase Carjackers Who Hit a Muni Bus, Then a Hydrant, Then an Apartment Building

    The cops are combing the area near the Polk Gulch neighborhood looking for two carjackers who are still on the loose after leading police on a high-speed chase through the city. According to ABC News, the CHP spotted the stolen Nissan Versa at about 3 a.m. near Union Street and Van Ness. The cops ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Mom Who Claimed Man Tried to Kidnap Her Toddler Now Says She Made It All Up

    Remember earlier this week when the South Bay community was freaked out after learning that a strange man had snatched a woman's toddler out from her hands? Turns out, you can relax -- there is no reported kidnapper on the loose. According to press reports, Jenny Araujo admitted to the cops that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Really Lucky Person Buys $13 Million Lotto Ticket in San Francisco

    While you were out basking in the glory of another Giants World Series win, a very fortunate lottery player was celebrating their own mega victory. Some San Franciscan reportedly scored $13 million after purchasing a winning SuperLotto Plus ticket at a San Francisco food store in Chinatown. Acco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Ryan Andresen, Gay Teen, Denied Eagle Scout Honor

    Sadly, the Boy Scouts of America are once again proudly wearing their badge of intolerance. A Moraga Eagle Scout is being denied a top honor simply because he is gay.ABC News brings us the perplexing story about 17-year-old Ryan Andresen, who worked hard toward his dream of becoming an Eagle Scout - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Muni Runs Pro-Israel Ad on Buses, Calling Palestinians "Savages"

    We're not sure when the Israel vs. Palestine conflict became a nonpolitical issue, but apparently, to Muni it is. The transit agency, which has a policy against running political ads, is running this very political ad on its buses for the next four weeks: So if that's not political what is? A shirtl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Drunk Man Might Have Fallen in The Bay After Giants Game

    The Coast Guard spent the night scouring above the Bay, looking for a man that may or may not have fallen into the water after drinking too much at the Giants game last night. According to ABC News, the man's friend said they had parked their car at Pier 32 near AT&T Park. After watching the Gia ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012
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    April 19, 2012

    R.I.P. Dick Clark: America's Oldest Teenager Goes to Rock 'n' Roll Heaven

    If you were a teenager in the 1950s, you hated TV. Your parents watched TV. Anything your parents liked, you despised. Springsteen's song "57 Channels (And Nothing On)" talked about the video wasteland in 1992, but in 1956, even in a big city like New York, there were fewer than 10 channels on the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    ABC Announces New Singing Competition; World Sighs

    ​The last few weeks, we've been DVRing the shit out of the second season of The Voice to ensure we wouldn't miss a second. There is something thoroughly riveting about that show -- partly because of the concept (waiting to see if the judges will turn their chairs around for the contestants) is tot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    The Danes Start Taxing Fatty Foods

    ​Denmark, which is basically San Francisco's idealized version of itself except with too many white people, has become the first country in the world to tax high-fat foods. According to ABC News, the new tax works out to $2.90 per kilogram on all foods with more than 2.3 percent saturated fat -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Is There Too Much Food Media?

    The Chew stars some famous chefs and, OMG, What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly!​Two food-themed television networks. Chef-branded food magazines. Food apps. A new food-themed lifestyle show on ABC called The Chew. Is it all getting too much?Earlier this week, Adweek asked that very question, del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Ben Flajnik Confirmed As The Bachelor #Booya

    A glutton ...​ABC confirmed Tuesday via press release that San Francisco winemaker Ben Flajnik will go where 15 other men have gone before: Simultaneously dating 25 women to find "The One." Meaning he is definitely out of the mayor's race.We reported last week that Flajnik had canceled a wine app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Angry Talk Radio Station KSFO Will Text You News and Ads for Gold

    ​Updated at 3:00 p.m: Someone purporting to be KSFO has responded to this piece with this thoughtful Tweet: ​ Original Post: One terrible truth of life is that on occasion talk-radio listeners wander out of earshot and languish momentarily without anyone telling them what they should b ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Medical Marijuana: Dad Says It Saved Two-Year-Old Son with Cancer

    Cash Hyde​There are many ways to look at the story of two-year-old brain-tumor survivor Cash Michael Hyde, whose father, Michael, secretly slipped him medical marijuana oil in his feeding tube during chemotherapy last fall. You could assume that the plant is an effective drug. Chemotherapy left ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    Prop. 8 Trial: The Live Blog

    The big day has arrived...​Check back often for frequent updatesMonday, 12:05 a.m.: This is it, folks: the big day for Prop. 8 at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Lawyers for both sides get just two hours to make their cases this morning, and we're going to be on the scene to report about how it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    The Week In Event Names: Basic Cable TV Guide Edition

    First Blood plays Saturday at the Oakland Metro Operahouse.​ NBC: The Poison Control Center. Drama. CBS: Great American Taxi. Game show. Fox: Terrible Things. News.ABC: City (Comma) State. Sitcom. ABC Family: OK Sweetheart. Sitcom. Cartoon Network: The Supervillains. Cartoon. Disney Channel: Sydn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Uppity Fag Reviews the Week in Gay

    A look back at the queer week that was in the Bay Area and beyond. She just wants to go to the prom, is that so wrong?​The searing heat of gay indignation is shining directly on Jackson, Miss., where Constance McMillen has become a pariah for asking permission to wear a tuxedo and bring a he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Letter to the Media: Stop Coddling Tea-Party Crazies

    But not to stop tea-partiers' batshit lunacy​Those who pick up their news exclusively from such esteemed outlets as The Economist magazine, the Web site Politico, or ABC television could be forgiven these days for having a charitable view of the new American political force known as the Tea Party ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2010

    Weed Takes Root

    Marijuana's steady creep toward legalization nationwide

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    December 25, 2009

    The 10 Creepiest Reality TV Shows of the Decade

    As 2009 comes to a close, it's important to remember it all - lest we forget. While other outlets sift through the best and brightest moments of the decade, we here at the SF Weekly would like to pay homage to the most bizarre phenomenon of our time, reality television (as we might have some experie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Chronic City: Seeds of Change -- Marijuana Going Mainstream

    Two major new polls underscored a fact many of us already know: When it comes to marijuana, the political ground is shifting underneath our feet - and the change is picking up momentum as it goes.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    TiVo Alert: Oprah and the Omnivore's Dilemma

    (Photo via By Meredith Brody Tune in tomorrow (Tuesday, October 14th) to see investigative reporter Lisa Ling (who's kicked over the traces of the three years she spent as "the young one" on The View) educate Oprah on why it's important to know, as the teaser has it, "Why we all need ... More >>

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    September 25, 2007

    Security Guards Turn Financial District Over to Cat Burglars: "Meow."

    Private security guards in San Francisco's financial district are striking all this week. They want a boost in pay for their sucky, $24,000 a year jobs and access to affordable health care. The SEIU Local 247 told ABC, "Right now security officers even though they work full time protecting these m ... More >>

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    July 16, 2007
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    July 11, 2007
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    November 1, 2006
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    September 21, 2005
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    April 30, 2003

    En Garde

    Smuin Ballet tackles the legend of Zorro

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    Prewar Snack

    As war drew near, consumption of junk food at the Snaxpo convention soared

  • Culture

    March 5, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Culture

    December 24, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Dining

    November 14, 2001

    Chef's Choice

    Women think Auberge du Soleil's cook is a pretty tasty morsel

  • Culture

    March 7, 2001

    Good Cop, Bad Cop

    Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?

  • Culture

    December 27, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • Culture

    April 26, 2000

    Geek Love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis

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    November 3, 1999
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    January 21, 1998

    Buffy the Empire Slayer

    Chronicle Publishing petitions the FCC -- but why?

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    September 3, 1997
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    August 20, 1997
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    July 30, 1997
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