Lake County Sheriff Francisco Rivero hosts an hour radio show called "Straight Talk With the Sheriff." An August Sac Bee profile described him as "brawny and mustachioed," "a maverick who walks tall and shoots from the lip," and a man who's "been called a thug, a liar, a bully, a cowboy and the Cuba ... More >>
davidsilver/FlickrUrban farms like Little City Gardens are now able to sell what they grow without having to obtain a costly zoning exemption.After yesterday's unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco now has the most progressive laws on urban agriculture in the nation. The n ... More >>
Wanna bet?With a pending zoning lawsuit, and a hearing next week before a nay-saying Board of Supervisor, the NIMBY condo owners of of Nob Hill seem poised to kill plans to expand the number of concerts held at the Masons of California event hall on California Street.Representatives for the Mason ... More >>
The skateboarding community's unofficial lobbyist warns that crackdown proposals are self-defeating
Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.