The new "coming out." Coming out of the closet as gay is so circa 1999. Now it's all about coming out as an illegal immigrant. Everyone is doing it: Fresno State University student body president Pedro Ramirez came out as illegal last year. Last month, former Washington Post reporter Jose Antonio ... More >>
Vance CardellThe best band money can buy ...Those who used to "attend" U.C. Berkeley football games by decamping on aptly named Tightwad Hill could delude themselves into believing there were bigger reasons for eschewing stadium seating than free entry, your own booze, and your own ... other stuf ... More >>
The closure of the Transbay Terminal was a chance to help some of the citys most hardcore homeless. But many didnt want help, and others couldnt be helped.
Lots of legal 'verbiage' has been expended...A Stanislaus County Judge this week ruled that the state university system broke the law by obscuring how much money -- and how many bendy straws -- it shelled out to lure Sarah Palin to CSU Stanislaus for a June fundraiser. Judge Roger Beauchesne issu ... More >>
How many showmobiles could Sarah Palin with her CSU Stanislaus speaking engagement money? No one's telling. When Sarah Palin delivers her $500-per-ticket June 25 speech at Cal State Stanislaus, it promises to be a bargain: That's only about $25 per "um."For the CSU Stanislaus Foundation, however, ... More >>
What if you had a pro football draft and nobody came?We're not talking about players here, but the media. The NFL draft has turned into an all-day -- and we really do mean all-day -- bonanza for anyone who's ever toted a microphone to report from parts unknown and describe each player in one of thre ... More >>
Send it back: Bottle Shock is corked.
Shawn Richard got the city to give jobs to alleged gang leaders. If anyone can make such a program work, it's ...THE LIFESAVER
Aisha Tyler wants to be "an action heroine who is funny and witty and sarcastic and sexy and can kick butt."
With an acclaimed single and album behind him, San Mateo rapper Rasco remains underground -- which is just fine with him