Jim HerdLawyer charged with being cautious and advising law-abiding behavior! The horror! The horror! The Chronicle's front-page salvo against Dennis Herrera today was something of a head-scratcher. The story's multiple anonymous sources lambaste Herrera for supposedly assessing that a city polic ... More >>
She just became the city's first transgender department head, but Theresa Sparks is already setting her sights on becoming the city's first transgender supervisor.
Scott Wiener This week, City Attorney Dennis Herrera petitioned to become a party in the case challenging Prop. 8 in federal district court, ramming full speed ahead into the legal challenge to the same-sex marriage ballot initiative.Meanwhile, the debate continues about when same-sex ... More >>
Commentary by Gregg Rickman
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle
Our critics weigh in on local exhibits
Food? What food? We're distracted by the beauty of San Francisco from on high.
Remembering Alice B. Toklas
A member of the city task force that enforces open-government laws has been accused of trying to hold illegal meetings. That member is Bruce Brugmann, who is always beating his breast about open meetings.
Letters from September 13, 2000
Double dipping; Feeding the boss
Why is the Democratic Party elite backing an underqualified party operative for the local judiciary?
Roberta Achtenberg bristles when anyone dares say that Williw Brown is the one who gets things done. "I have gotten things done my entire life, right?" she says, citing when her accomplishments as a law school dean, her 800-page book on sexual orientatio