Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, having been sentenced to two years' hard labor for the crime of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" have seemingly lost their battle for free speech against President Vladimir Putin's regressive regime. Their crime: performing an anti-Putin "Pun ... More >>
A long hike home It's been almost two years since three Bay Area hikers traveling through the Kurdistan region of Iraq were detained by Iranian officials for allegedly straying across an unmarked border.Shane Bauer, his fiancee Sarah Shourd, and Joshua Fattal, all graduates of UC Berkeley, were i ... More >>
Christopher VictorioU2 in Oakland last night.
June 7, 2011
@ O.co Coliseum [The venue formerly known as the Oakland Coliseum]
Better than: Watching a U2 concert DVD with the volume really high while standing outside with 70,000 other people. (But actually, that's e ... More >>