In recent weeks, we've pointed out that people are largely free to fornicate on the streets of San Francisco -- but dogs cannot. Prosecutors struggle to convict vandals -- as juries state that graffiti is not vandalism, but "art." So, along those lines, only in San Francisco could a gay, rabbinic ... More >>
He's frightfully busy...Resignations! Condemnations! Tribulations! It's your Friday morning news quiz! 1. SF Weekly broke the story this week that former Supervisor and State Senator Carole Migden did what? A. Ran over more peopleB. Cursed a former staffer out on live televisionC. Opted not to ru ... More >>
Carole MigdenEvery day it seems like there's another name to add to the list of potential candidates thinking about running for the supervisor seat in District 10 (Bayview-Hunters Point, Potrero Hill). Well, today you can take one person's name off that list: Former State Sen. Carole Migden. Mig ... More >>
Eric "Doc" SmithEric "Doc" Smith -- a musician and environmental activist who those keeping track of such things have noticed showing up at an increasing number of politically important events and standing on the podium side of a growing tally of City Hall demonstrations -- told SF Weekly this morni ... More >>
Carole Migden with another misunderstood public figure We got a tip from a reliable source that Carole Migden is making an offer on a home in Potrero Hill -- which, not so coincidentally, is in supervisorial District 10. It has been long speculated that Migden, who lost her state senate seat t ... More >>
Despite crossing party leadership during the campaign, new state Senator gets plum posts.
In the state Legislature, there are some things you just don't do. If your Democratic incumbent re-enacts scenes from Mad Max on the interstate, treats her employees in a manner even Naomi Campbell would decry as brutal, and, in general, make enemies at a Bernie Madoff-like pace, you do not run agai ... More >>
Earlier this month, the San Francisco Chronicle's flies on the wall, Matier & Ross, wrote a little piece about Carole Migden, the Jason Voorhies of California politics (you just can't kill this woman's political career).According to M&R, Migden -- who was trounced in her re-election bid for ... More >>
Posing as journalists, bloggers got paid to write positively about Mark Leno.
Just say "no" to more hemp. Focus on the weak dollar and apocalypse tomorrow!
We offer tips for returning lost whales to the ocean the next time they get lost in the delta
Executives involved in outsourcing U.S. jobs should also become involved in sponsoring CA schools
Week of November 12, 2003
One of the last standing Democrats writes the treatment for a flick in which a befuddled sci-fi hero helps California to a better future
How long does it take Pac Bell to install a phone? Let us count the days.
WARNING: Gov. Davis' plan to use tobacco lawsuit money to fill a budget gap is dangerous to our financial health
Why Mark Leno ought to serve in the Assembly, and Harry Britt should go back to New College
Mental Breakdown; Criticisms and Compliments; Corrections
Best Letters;The Sidewalk Steeplechase;Theater Notes
Late reports prompt state to hold S.F. school district head's pay
Threatening Mount Zion means curtains for the clowns who have mismanaged the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger
Why is the Democratic Party elite backing an underqualified party operative for the local judiciary?
Reformist Dems pour sand in the machine's money gears
In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons
First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?