If you thought traffic in San Francisco was bad when President Obama swept through the city earlier this year, just wait until tonight, when thousands of cyclists flood the city streets. Yes, thousands.Their goal is to fight S.F.'s car-centricity while attempting to garner some respect fro ... More >>
As far as protests go, Saturday's sit/lie protest may have been one of the more comfortable the city has ever seen. Protesters squatted up at corners around the city in defiance of the proposed ordinance that would make it illegal to recline, lounge, perch, or otherwise plunk oneself down on the ... More >>
Over the weekend, hundreds of San Franciscans flocked to Justin Herman Plaza to join protesters in 181 countries urging United Nations negotiators to push for greenhouse gas reductions. Around 100 cyclists donned snorkels and other water-themed costumes to show that a warming, rising sea would inun ... More >>
A murderous cabal unspools onstage
Week of May 28, 2003
For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.