It's a perfect Northern California day outside your window. There's a slight chill in the air, but you won't feel it if you keep walking. People are wearing scarves again. Niners pennants ripple on cars like diplomatic flags. And Gavin Newsom just endorsed Hillary Clinton. 'Tis the season. Our erstw ... More >>
Guys, guys, guys--biggest news ever! R&B superstar Usher is eating vegan! And he wants the Biebs to go vegan too! I effing love Usher like whoa so I'm super pleased. Hopefully he will make the whole leap once he gets a little further into veganhood. And then JB will go vegan and make a line of ve ... More >>
Men with Confederate Flag decals reading "Never Forget" on their gun rack-equipped pickups and a fondness for "state's rights" don't seem like the likely demographic to support same-sex marriage. Following today's unanimous ruling by the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston that the Defense of Mar ... More >>
It's a new year, and with a new year comes a new crop of music videos. Less than two weeks into 2012, we already found a bunch from (mostly) local artists that we dig. So instead of posting each one individually, we thought we'd round up our five favorites and serve 'em to you in one big dose. After ... More >>
Today, the flight attendants would be serving coach first. With bongos sounding and dread-locked protesters fearing eviction from the Occupy SF encampment this morning, a group of well-coiffed adults in sharp uniforms converged at Justin Herman Plaza. Like the "Sesame Street" jingle, these p ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Pissed about Congress-approved federal funding cuts for Planned Parenthood? I am because it's total bullshit. In response, we're doing some culinary activism in the form of a delicious bake sale at this Sunday' ... More >>
Remember the early 1990s? For some of us, it meant the advent of gourmet coffee, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the first and last legitimate appearance of fashionable flannel. For more mature and/or serious minds, it also meant Jerry Brown's 1992 presidential campaign.The spoils of the De ... More >>
No, not that kind.Scotland's dignified linear noise factory Mogwai has released the tracklisting for its forthcoming seventh studio album, which you may have mistaken for a David Shrigley print hanging in the punk rock section at the coolest record store you've never been to: Hardcore Will Never ... More >>
What we'll remember from the year in S.F. music.
A liberal, a conservative, and a moderate. An old guy, a middle-aged guy, and a sorta young guy. Sounds like the makings for a road-trip comedy. Could be. But it's definitely the composition for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' Dec. 6 hearing of the Proposition 8 case, which could determine the ... More >>
The Week In GayLate yesterday, another radical hippie judge in California ruled that queers are protected by the U.S. Constitution. A lawsuit against the military ban on gay service members, Don't Ask Don't Tell, was ruled to be a violation of the First Amendment rights of gay people. The suit wa ... More >>
1. Blackbird Neighborhood bars are great because the bartenders can introduce you to the neighbor on the stool next to you. Plus in the back of the Blackbird, there is a photo booth for a little privacy. A neighborhood bar with a fun, friendly, flirty photo booth in the back: Say cheese. 2124 Mark ... More >>
Despite Obama's promises of change, corporate crooks are still going unpunished for their roles in the financial collapse.
Gavin Newsom, F.O.B.* After recent polls showed Gavin Newsom getting clobbered by Jerry Brown even among San Francisco voters, political insiders began wagering when Newsom would gracefully pull the plug on his gubernatorial bid. One reasonable guess making the rounds: Newsom would call it quits ... More >>
But see how much money they saved? When the suffix of your e-mail address is "@NameOfaNewspaper.com" you get a lot of amazing solicitations by truly desperate PR mavens. We've lost count of how many deluded souls thought you, the readers, would be clamoring for stories about contact paper one can ap ... More >>
By Meredith Brody You may have noticed that there's precious little new stuff to watch during the holidays - a period which The New York Times describes as "a profound holiday slumber of repeats and musical specials." But we can't even find any musical specials, and are reduced to re-watching A Co ... More >>
Seniors Scorsese and the Stones are together again.
The Great Raid's compelling story never comes to life
Infiltrator joins the Young Republicans to experience the blue suits, big hair, and free beer of the Republican state convention
Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music
Aides insist that Mayor Gavin Newsom is focused on City Hall; his sudden celebrity has spawned speculation about higher office. Much higher.
Though it goes out of its way to shock, it's merely amusingly tasteless
Detroit's Electric Six fuses state-of-the-'80s funk-wave moves with garage-rock braggadocio
Any Social Engagement With the Mayor in Attendance
Anger and disenfranchisement make good musical bedfellows; National Novel Writing Month
The Clinton administration has praised the Anti-Defamation League for helping shield kids from Internet hate. But should a group that spied on thousands of Californians be allowed to police the Web?
Gore to Quit Vice Presidency, Campaign Full Time
Larry Flynt's outing of powerful Republican hypocrites has the GOP fearing political ruin before the Y2K elections. An inside look at what makes Flynt's investigative team tick.
Buying Dolly the duplicated sheep has brought researchers at the Bay Area's Geron Corp. to the threshold of remarkable frontiers in transplants and cloning. Do we want to follow their lead?
While condemning India for its nuclear testing, the U.S. government quietly funnels billions to research programs aimed at creating an ever-more-virulent nuclear arsenal
With attacks on immigration and affirmative action, the GOP has fueled a new Latino political apparatus. But can the Democrats master the machinery?
Dame woos with an eclectic menu of simple, elegant offerings