Officials maintain the decision to evict Occupiers was from City Hall, not Washington. Both Mayor Ed Lee and San Francisco police deny that they received marching orders from any federal agency to evict Occupy SF protesters and arrest resisters at Justin Herman Plaza on December 7. SF Weekly requ ... More >>
We can only imagine how hard it is to collect intelligence from the CIAThat's been the rumor circulated among groups of Occupiers who were rousted from their encampments over the last month -- from New York to San Francisco -- as they protested Wall Street and its big banks. The Part ... More >>
The guy who made this tie deserves a reward.Did the CIA miss something? News reports have cited unnamed intelligence officials saying that they've only recently stumbled upon rumors that Osama bin Laden had been holed up in a luxury residence in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and not -- as had been assume ... More >>
51st StateThe truck parks weekdays in three downtown locations.The 51st state: Would that be Puerto Rico? Gitmo? According to Francesca Salcido, the 51st state is a state of food. Salcido and partners Nathan Smith and Daniel Gutierrez rolled out their downtown mobile eatery two weeks ago. S ... More >>
Tom Cruise, please stop talking.
He's on the right...For shoppers wishing to give America the gift of national security, consider sending your favorite Pentagon staffer an SF Weekly. No offense to Jane's Defence Weekly, but a Senate Foreign Relations Committee report released Monday suggests the publication you're now reading pr ... More >>
Mission progressives descended on the 24th Street BART plaza this evening to protest for the return of President Manuel Zelaya to Honduras after the military coup on Sunday. Eric Quezada of Dolores Street Community Services and former District 9 supervisor candidate led the crowd of about 200 in a ... More >>
The year's best characters
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good-time Charlie
Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling Ultimatum
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy
Brilliant, confounding Syriana digs for a necessary truth
Black Panthers, the "Time of the Season," and a little British dude named Goldie
Right-wingers are targeting liberal pastors -- including at least one in S.F. -- who favor gay marriage
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Unless there's been a Newsom/Getty/bin Laden/Bush plot of some kind, how could voters support Care Not Cash?
That'll be $20 million, please
By Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, and Jennifer Worick (Chronicle Books, 2001, $14.95)
To show the value of pundits in the Terror Era, our columnist tells the CIA where bin Laden's been, President Bush where to go
In the Cold War, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. saw "remote viewing" as a weapon. What about now?
In the 1960s Anthony Poshepny was a CIA operative whose macabre Southeast Asian exploits drew comparisons with Col. Kurtz, the megalomaniacal anti-hero of Apocalypse Now
There are two joys in life -- making things and breaking things -- and pirate journalist Warren Hinckle has excelled at both
CONSPIRACIES BY THE BAY!!!