Cecil Williams

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Iconic SF Fashion Brand Esprit de Corp. Pulls out of U.S.

    Goodbye America.‚ÄčEsprit 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    The Tenderloin Has Become Your Own Personal Urinal

    Just open the door and pee inside‚ÄčThe 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 >>

  • News

    May 12, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 6, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    What the Hell Was John Getzow, Serial Evictee and 'Tenant From Hell,' Doing Hosting a Healthcare Symposium at Glide Memorial Church?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    On the Waterfront: S.F. Longshoremen To Protest Racism, Cops, Racist Cops

    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 >>

  • News

    February 4, 2009

    Their Daily Bread

    A new generation of activists is fighting to clean up the Tenderloin. The neighborhood’s churches are standing in their way. Whose side are the angels on?

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2008
  • News

    November 17, 2004

    Lucifer, Arisen

    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

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2003

    Light It Up

    Bill Graham's "Mama"

  • News

    May 1, 2002

    House of Race Cards

    Willie Brown to S.F.: You're racist. Racist racist racist racist racist racist racist. Biased, too.

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Dawn of a New Day

    People say the events of the past two weeks will change us. Here are a couple of places to start.

  • Calendar

    December 1, 1999

    A Day to Remember

    World AIDS Day

  • Dining

    July 14, 1999
  • News

    November 18, 1998

    In Glide's Path

    A Bayview neighborhood squares off against Cecil Williams

  • Calendar

    November 18, 1998
  • Calendar

    November 5, 1997
  • Music

    October 15, 1997
  • News

    October 8, 1997

    Esprit de Court

    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

  • Calendar

    July 30, 1997
  • Calendar

    July 9, 1997
  • News

    May 14, 1997

    Unhealthy Debate

    There's a new and nasty labor-management war. Health care is the battlefield. San Francisco is the front line.

  • Calendar

    April 30, 1997
  • News

    August 7, 1996

    Ringmaster Willie

    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.

  • Calendar

    January 10, 1996
  • News

    June 7, 1995

    The Making of the Mayor 1995

    In which Jack Davis repents, Clint Reilly froths, Roberta Achtenberg has a vision, Angela Alioto has an attitude, and the voters are the pigeons

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