Goodbye America.Esprit de Corp., the iconic San Francisco fashion label that pioneered socially and environmentally conscious marketing, has left the United States, so that its current Hong Kong owner can concentrate on other markets. The move marks the final American chapter of a ... More >>
Just open the door and pee insideThe Tenderloin smells like shit -- literally. And if the lingering taste of urine you get in the back of your throat as you walk through the TL isn't enough to prove it, SF Clean City, which cleans Tenderloin streets, can tell you for a fact. The group charted the ... More >>
Last week we reported on how "Dr." John Getzow -- a serial evictee profiled in an SF Weekly cover story -- successfully stiffed the eighth San Francisco landlord to sue him for nonpayment of rent. We speculated we'd see Getzow's name come up again before too long -- and we were right. But we were su ... More >>
Still itching for a fight.No matter what you make of the politics of the hard-bitten types who run the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, you've got to hand it to them for keeping the drum beating. Since the radical left-wing syndicate was born out of the violent San Francisco Maritime Str ... More >>
A new generation of activists is fighting to clean up the Tenderloin. The neighborhoods churches are standing in their way. Whose side are the angels on?
A quintessential San Francisco story, starring charismatic musician/murderer Bobby BeauSoleil*
*with underground filmmaker Kenneth Anger, cult leader Charles Manson, Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey, and the Straight Satans motorcycle gang in suppo
Bill Graham's "Mama"
Willie Brown to S.F.: You're racist. Racist racist racist racist racist racist racist. Biased, too.
People say the events of the past two weeks will change us. Here are a couple of places to start.
World AIDS Day
A Bayview neighborhood squares off against Cecil Williams
How Susie Tompkins Buell built, wrecked, and sued San Francisco's legendary Esprit de Corp. clothing company, and why she still gets to sit next to President Clinton
There's a new and nasty labor-management war. Health care is the battlefield. San Francisco is the front line.
Although Mayor Brown's opening acts have impressed, he's also allowed more than a few rogue elephants under his Big Top. We begin our stampede watch.
In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons