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Cow Palace

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Karim Mayfield to Defend Title in Kezar Pavilion Bout

    Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield's long road to success in the cruel world of boxing has led him back to where he started. The undefeated Fillmore-raised slugger -- the subject of an SF Weekly cover profile in October -- will put his junior welterweight belt on the line in an August 17 bout at Kezar Pavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    San Jose Sharks and San Francisco Bulls Seal Affiliate Deal

    In late June, San Francisco Bulls president and coach Pat Curcio said he wanted his fledgling hockey team to be a minor league affiliate of the San Jose Sharks even if it took a whole season -- or two. It didn't even take a whole month. The teams today announced a deal, meaning the Cow Palace-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    San Francisco Bulls: Hockey Team Inks First Player; Affiliation With Sharks Remains Elusive

    Unless you're within the devoted cadre of Slovakian hockey aficionados, you probably don't know much about Peter Sivak. You've probably heard of the San Jose Sharks, however. They're the guys with the teal uniforms who fly onto the rink via an oversize shark head and through a mist of dry ice. Well, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Live Review, 6/3/12: Van Halen Finger-Taps Its Way to Glory at Oracle Arena

    Van Halen Kool and the Gang Sunday, June 3, 2012 Oracle Arena Better than: Any of the still-touring Sunset Strip hair-farmers from the 1980s that Van Halen inspired. There aren't too many '70s-era hard-rock bands that can inspire the kind of unabashed hedonism -- a "bring me the skull of Sammy Hag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Saturday: Devo Invokes Sid Vicious and Incites a Mosh Pit at the Fillmore

    Devo Jan. 14, 2012 The Fillmore Better than: Bands that try to cash in on '80s nostalgia without keeping up their chops. Watching concerts from bands that were popular in the '80s can be really depressing -- or, in the case of Devo, incredibly energizing. Since its formation in 1973, the band has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Kevin Reed's Pot Party Ruined By The Man

    Kevin Reed may have been better off having his pot competition in the bushes​ Kevin Reed can't catch a break. Reed, the CEO of medical cannabis delivery service The Green Cross, has for the past three years hosted an annual pot party/fundraiser called the SF Cannabis Cup (re-dubbed the "Cannab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Slayer's Kerry King Talks Messing Up Guitar Solos, the New Metallica, and Playing with the Beastie Boys

    Mark SeligerSlayer, with Kerry King at far right​Los Angeles thrash-metal juggernaut Slayer has been kicking ass so ferociously for so long that the word "fucking" has practically been appended to the front of the band's name. Raising the metal bar for brutality and blasphemy over the course of ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    SF Doctor Busted with Special K at SFO

    CEP AmericaDr Keith Loring​Details are still emerging in the arrest yesterday of a San Francisco doctor accused of smuggling ketamine -- an animal tranquilizer for vets, an incapacitating party drug for the rest of us -- into San Francisco International Airport.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    SF Doctor Busted with Special K at SFO

    CEP AmericaDr Keith Loring​Details are still emerging in the arrest yesterday of a San Francisco doctor accused of smuggling ketamine -- an animal tranquilizer for vets, an incapacitating party drug for the rest of us -- into San Francisco International Airport.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Come Together: Paul McCartney's Return to SF

    ​My mom is way cooler than I am. Back when she lived in Atlanta, Georgia, and had a southern accent still intact, she was a music journalist whose homemade chocolate chip cookies gave her an automatic "in" backstage at Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen concerts. At 57, she continues to tell me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    S.F. 'Cannabis Freedom Day' Is Coming -- Isn't It?

    PacdogHow will you celebrate Cannabis Freedom Day? ​It seems 4/20 isn't the only holiday on a marijuana aficionado's calendar -- in fact, around these parts there's a more important -- if more obscure -- fete just a few weeks afterward. That'd be Cannabis Freedom Day, which is traditionally the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Marijuana Guru Dennis Peron Suffers Stroke

    Dennis Peron says he's on the mend. 'Don't count me out.' ​With the marijuana movement sparking these days, one of its seminal figures was just nearly snuffed out. Dennis Peron -- a longtime pot activist and the co-author of the 1996 medical marijuana ballot initiative, Prop. 215 -- on Sunday conf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Slayer/Megadeth/Testament Tour To Hit the Bay Area After All

    ​So we wrote that the metal titans tour involving Slayer, Megadeth, and Testament was thrown off course after Slayer bassist/vocalist Tom Araya threw out his back in a serious-headbanging-injury sorta way. Well, although that Jan. 21 show didn't happen, the tour will indeed kick start anew after A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Slayer, Megadeth, Testament Cancel Tour Due to Back Injury

    ​It's not quite as metal as throwing out your neck headbanging, but Slayer bassist/vocalist Tom Araya has a back injury serious enough that it's forced him to call off the giants of thrash tour. The Slayer/Megadeth/Testament tour, which was scheduled to hit the Cow Palace Jan. 21, has been indefin ... More >>

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    October 26, 2008
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    July 25, 2007
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    July 25, 2007
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    December 20, 2006

    What Lies Beneath

    Brain and stomach cancer. Asthma and bronchitis. Miscarriages and stillbirths. All are health problems suffered by residents of Midway Village. Why wont authorities close it down?

  • News

    September 6, 2006

    Fight Snub

    The last people you would want to stiff are cage fighters, but it appears thats what one promoter did

  • News

    May 31, 2006

    More Than Zero

    A trio of twenty-something San Franciscans have invented SFZero, a game that bleeds far into reality

  • Music

    November 9, 2005

    Opa!

    Katy St. Clair has a big, fat Greek encounter at the Silver Crest

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    B.A.D. Girls

    Iva Vendetta, Miss Moxxxie, Ghoulina, and the other Bay Area Derby Girls are into piercings, tattoos, partying, sexual innuendo, and whatever they decide roller derby is going to be

  • Holiday

    November 24, 2004
  • Calendar

    October 20, 2004

    Still Smokin'

    Remembering Alice B. Toklas

  • News

    December 24, 2003

    Checked Out

    There's a story behind the Main Library's sluggish DVD lending policy, and it ain't pretty

  • Music

    July 30, 2003

    House of Tudor

    Do the funky robot with Lost Sounds, then short-circuit your tear ducts with Portugal's fado diva Mariza

  • Summer Guide

    June 25, 2003

    Summer Events a Go Go!

    What to do, all summer long

  • Summer Guide

    June 19, 2002
  • Music

    January 2, 2002

    Gimme Some Action

    Nothing is safe from the chaotic mania of the Extra Action Marching Band

  • Holiday

    December 19, 2001

    Holiday Guide

    Arts, crafts, events, and performances for the holidays

  • Music

    November 15, 2000

    Bad to The Bone

    With an unorthodox take on classic rock, The Bone has become the Bay Area's newest radio sensation

  • Music

    September 8, 1999

    Commercial Success

    Off pop music's radar for eight years, San Francisco's Voice Farm has slipped into the background of background music

  • Music

    July 14, 1999

    Veterans' Affairs

    Imperial Teen has shrugged off its Bay Area rock past, a potentially disastrous tour with Marilyn Manson, and mastered the art of the pat answer

  • Music

    June 30, 1999

    Honky-Tonk Angles

    Western swing musician Johnny Dilks plays scholar to California's country music past and suggests its future, if Charlie Louvin has anything to say about it

  • Music

    June 9, 1999
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    March 24, 1999
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    February 3, 1999
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    December 16, 1998
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    October 28, 1998
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    February 11, 1998
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    January 28, 1998
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    November 26, 1997
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    August 20, 1997
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    February 26, 1997
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    January 29, 1997
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    August 7, 1996
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    February 7, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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