On Nov. 6, the country watched closely as voters legalized small amounts of marijuana for adults in Colorado and Washington. And now those votes are resonating south of the border.This week, the president of Costa Rica said that increased demand for marijuana will impact Drug War-torn countries. And ... More >>
A gay couple has accused Continental Airlines employees of making their trip home less than satisfying, using the couple's own private dildo. Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger filed a lawsuit against United Continental Holdings and Continental Airlines in Harris County Court this week, c ... More >>
So of course you didn't get to go see LCD Soundsystem's final three-hour kiss-off at Madison Square Garden last April, aka the most important music event of your stupid, short lifetime. Okay, maybe it wasn't that important. But if you were a fan, missing out on LCD's farewell probably felt a little ... More >>
Joe Biden's a reasonable guy. When presidents of Latin American nations suggest drug legalization as a solution to the drug-fueled violence wreaking havoc on their land, the Vice President will listen... long enough to dismiss the idea out of hand.The leaders of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador ... More >>
Bean-to-bar chocolate is tough to do authentically, and SF hasn't had a local B2B producer of note since Scharffen Berger shut down their facility, but here's some good news: Dandelion is a weed worth watching. Starting out as some folks in a garage in East Palo Alto, these chocolateiers hav ... More >>
• You've probably all seen this video of Kristen "I'm a vegetarian because I'm half-rad" Bell sobbing over a sloth on your Facebook feed but now, take the time to watch it! Because it's pretty fucking adorable! She has a panic attack from happiness, which I guess is the best kind of panic atta ... More >>
Ernesto GonzalezA judge has set a $2 million bail for Ernesto Manuel Gonzalez, the Vagos motorcycle gang member accused of killing the Hells Angels boss at a casino in Nevada this fall. The judge gave good reason for the high bail -- he considers Gonzalez a flight risk. KTVU reports that Gonzalez ... More >>
In an effort to chart the ever-expanding specialty coffee scene in the Bay Area, we've been engaging a selection of local coffee personalities to pick their brains about why coffee and why now. Today we talk with Shark Senesac of De La Paz Coffee.---You're in the process of opening a new ... More >>
via Twitter"Today is Social Media Day! How are you celebrating?" a Twitter user tweeted."Refreshing Twitter to see how everyone else is staying at home on Twitter" would have been the predictable answer. Instead, users responded: "Getting a cake." "Heading to Boston tonight." "Watching fireworks. ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
We do the legwork to find you 30 of the most satisfying places to sip and snack.
DJ Beto is the perfect subject for a DJ Q&A. He's a Latin Musicologist who digs through bug-filled crates in Central and South America in order to find the choice cuts from Costa Rica, Columbia, Cuba, and beyond. When Beto gets retro, he's feeling mambo jazz and classic salsa, and he's busy on a ... More >>
La Mar Cebicheria has a great room and view, but it's too loud and pricey.
The Fancy Food Show returned to Moscone Center last week, and as usual the task of shuffling from one free sample to another was more challenging than might be expected. The Center, as you probably know, covers several acres of sprawling subterranean SOMA real estate, and last Sunday, Monday and Tue ... More >>
Bags of jewels stolen. Two brothers in custody. The store owner implicated. Who done it?
Where and how to tend to your soul (and body) when it's summer in the city.
In which we meet a donkey, some crows, and Sonny Smith, who is not a folk singer
Nash Kato and Urge Overkill were aping cock rock way before the Darkness. Now they're back to reclaim the title.
In a world where Arabs are demonized, Cinemayaat opens new perspectives
The unsettling link between a group of firms that sell financial planning services to elderly Californians and one of the most notorious con men in U.S. history
Santa Rosa's charismatic Catholic bishop got busted shaking down a priest for sex. But he had friends in high places -- and they served him well.
Former musician Bernie Krause has spent 30 years recording the pristine sounds of nature in the remotest corners of the world. Now, after all his travels, he has an important message for the human race: Shut up!
A touching exhibit of missing-persons posters that sprang up after 9/11
Ride of Passage
Three San Francisco men found riches in Antiqua with their Internet gambling site. Now they're federal fugitives. Caribbean
Military to Form PC Corps
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