There's a decent chance that in 2013, white men will not rule California's congressional caucus for a change. Currently, 28 of California's 53 representatives are white men. Of the other 25, 19 are women, nine of whom are minorities, and six are minority men. Because of redistricting, handled by ... More >>
What's worse? A venture capitalist or a guy who smokes crack with underage hookers?
Cleaning up the latest drivel from San Francisco's leading bull-goose loony
The rest of the country is re-appraising the death penalty; California sues to keep a minister from comforting those facing execution
With gates and fences, private property owners are increasingly cutting off traditional paths to public lands. State law offers some recourse, but not much.
Political winds may blow in long overdue nursing care reform
Hometown thieves we'll tolerate, but not southern sexists
How Stanford University aced out UC Berkeley and acquired the million-dollar archives of San Francisco's most prolific author, William Saroyan -- without paying a dime
The city and state say the Bank of America stole hundreds of millions -- even billions -- of dollars from the government. But didn't San Francisco finance officials know what was going on? And shouldn't B of A executives be under criminal investigation?
Whether Democrat, Republican, or crypto-fascist, this is your guide to the best in Election Night bashing
Despite the deaths of Aaron Williams and Mark Garcia, the SFPD continues to use pepper spray on suspects who stand a good chance of dying in custody.
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent indrug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users