Those of you enviro nerds who have kept up with solar news might have caught sight of the Solar Impulse, the solar-powered airplane gliding over the Golden Gate Bridge a few weeks ago. At the time, it was taking a few practice laps before making its cross-country trip, which began this morning when ... More >>
PG&E "Green Option" expected to cost far less than tentative CleanPowerSF ratesIn the current edition of SF Weekly, we explore the long-term goal of CleanPowerSF to provide San Francisco with "a local build-out which would supply the city with vast quantities of renewable power, energy independe ... More >>
The Hag will make you eat that gee-tar, hippiesMerle Haggard may contain multitudes, but he tends to feel just one of those multitudinous things at a time - and to feel it so hard and pure that he seems to have forgotten all the previous things he's felt that might not square with it. Perha ... More >>
The World Series is about much more than baseball. It's a clash of two cities, two regional cultures, two rabid groups of fans, two color schemes, two outlooks on drug policy, and much more. (We ain't even gonna go into politics.)Starting right now, we're also making the World Series about music. To ... More >>
As SF Weekly foreshadowed, the National Federation of State High School Associations last month voted, 46-2, for rule changes that effectively kill the innovative, two-quarterback A-11 offense -- which is every bit as lopsided a tally when it comes to governing high school sports or playing a foot ... More >>
As Daniel Day-Lewis' fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness
Greg Anderson has given up his freedom rather than testify about Barry Bonds. But one man has learned the deepest secrets of the trainer behind baseball's new home run king.
Attorney Tom Frankovich and his disabled clients sue small businesses to make them accessible - and make millions
Just Fall to Pieces (Well Worn Records)
The son of a world—renowned chef says he wanted to reform the phone industry. The feds say he wanted to get rich quick.
How a once-proud San Francisco television station became ground zero in the nation's most controversial experiment in local TV news.
The 10 most head-scratching, insulting, crass, craven, and weird musical moments of the year
This just in: San Francisco is a singles' paradise!
The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.
Infiltrator gets booked on a Christian talk show
Hank Williams III puts the "dick" in Dixie, and the mosh pit in a country music show
Green Day's latest proves that a punk band can be popular and relevant, even in the Bay Area
Infiltrator joins the Young Republicans to experience the blue suits, big hair, and free beer of the Republican state convention
Gavin Newsom should look to Sacramento for political inspiration
James Robinson used to be a pimp. Now he's a transit union bigwig. And he's got higher ambitions.
When the Burning Man folks met the Air Force guys, the desert camping tips flew
Veering off into madness with first-time moviemakers David Owen and Paul Stephen
Major anti-war groups change strategy, hoping to win over mainstream voters the Bush administration can't ignore
"The First Lady of Televangelism" brings her odd, endearing act to the stage and owns the Castro Theater
Or, how a fascination with a slew of genres turned into California soul
The music of yesteryear isn't just a stack of records for country-rock's Mover -- it's a way of life
Western swing musician Johnny Dilks plays scholar to California's country music past and suggests its future, if Charlie Louvin has anything to say about it
A rolling battleship is the next project for the man who brought us the world's largest motor home. Even after 60 years and a heart transplant, the ideas just keep coming.
State allows ferret underground to weasel way around law
Al Jourgensen on Filth Pig, Buck Owens, and cabin fever, Texas-style
As it approaches its centennial, the San Francisco-based Buddhist Churches of America finds itself weakened by Japanese-American assimilation, spiritual decline, and a nasty sexual harassment suit
In 1984, four women living in city housing projects said they wanted to get out. Only one made it.
In which an exalted ruler is expelled his wife ostracized, their Elk brother banned, and the oldest active Elks lodge in the country findsitself in court
For every direct action against an abortion clinic staged by Operation Rescue, expect an equal and opposite reaction by the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights.
Gorbachev foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?
Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?
Bad Livers outgrow their "thrash/bluegrass" label; the countrified timbre of Richard Buckner