Back in April, the grossly rich town of Atherton sent President Obama the bill for his trip to the Peninsula community. When the president told Atherton where the town could shove its bill, city leaders then tried to shakedown the homeowners who hosted the president. They even went as far as threate ... More >>
Back in April, we notified the public that the insanely rich town of Atherton was attempting to bill President Obama for his visit to the small Peninsula town, where the median home price is $4,010,200. Presumably, the White House told Atherton where they could shove their bill, because now the to ... More >>
The really, really, really rich town of Atherton has the audacity to tap the White House for money the president cost the town during his recent visit to the Bay Area last month. CBS News enlightened us all with the story about how Atherton, home of Google guru Erick Schmidt, and where the median ... More >>
For two years now, there hasn't been a more consistent platform for satire than Congress -- what with "legitimate rape," a budget committee chairman who lies about his marathon time, legislation protecting the words "Under God" in the pledge, and a feeble orange-skinned ring leader named Boehner. W ... More >>
This week Republican presidential cult favorite Ron Paul will campaign through California, with stops at well-known party school Chico State, as well as UCLA, and Berkeley. While the venues reflect Paul's solid and passionate base among college kids, a closer look at Paul's donor list shows that the ... More >>
Needs more attentionHere's some fodder for Republicans who believe Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's arrogance knows no bounds. The Democratic National Committee kindly wanted to honor Nancy Pelosi for all of her hard work as the former Speaker of the House. But apparently, their praise didn't go far ... More >>
Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.
As head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Kevin Gover single-handedly gave the Koi Nation land rights. Now, he's stepped through the revolving door to hawk the tribe's plans for a Bay Area casino.
Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music
Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?
How a Willie Brown real estate venture snagged tens of millions of dollars in government subsidies and opened the way for Democratic heavyweight Angelo Tsakopoulo to make even more money
Amazing tale of Walnut Creek man who gave Clinton $325,000; immunity possible for congressional testimony
How Susie Tompkins Buell built, wrecked, and sued San Francisco's legendary Esprit de Corp. clothing company, and why she still gets to sit next to President Clinton
Why is the Democratic Party elite backing an underqualified party operative for the local judiciary?