The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that SF Weekly's parent company, Village Voice Media, can sue the notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Our sister paper, The Phoenix New Times, published the following story after the court made its decision in San Francisco. Nighttime arrests ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ArpaioAn 11-member panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit had some tough questions today for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawyer about why "America's Toughest Sheriff" should be exempt from a lawsuit claiming he violated an Arizona ... More >>
Joe ArpaioThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments tomorrow in a lawsuit filed against Arizona law-enforcement officials who falsely arrested two Village Voice Media executives as retaliation for stories printed in the Phoenix New Times in 2007.All 11 judges of the appe ... More >>
Is America's toughest sheriff now America's most relieved?Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey, principal owners of SF Weekly's parent company, are permitted to sue the Phoenix special prosecutor who in 2007 had them arrested and jailed on bogus charges, a San Francisco appeals court has ruled.However, a ... More >>
Calling itself the Latin band without a Latin name, Il Gato began as a solo project by Daimian Holiday Scott (vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, loop pedal, etc.) during his days living in Spain. Upon returning to the States, he turned the project into a full band. Utilizing an array of instrum ... More >>
The story of a young Muslim woman who was "honor-killed" by her father because he believed she'd become too Americanized.
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