Last month, the Chronicle published an eye-opening story alleging Muni squandered $37 million in anti-terror grants on cameras it largely wasn't using. Perhaps the most jarring allegation, however, is one that Muni quickly copped to -- it shunted $5 million in federal anti-terror money into rail rep ... More >>
Sometimes ... and I want to make it very clear that this is not drug-induced ... I don't think San Francisco is a real city at all. I think that maybe we're a Lego city, populated by Weebles. It makes as much sense as anything Sophie Maxwell's said lately. Why would I think this? Well, h ... More >>
Thom and Becky Steere of Marin County's Sweetwater Saloon music venue have sent along an update about their ongoing construction hurdles. Like many people who've dreamed of building a new place or expanding a current structure have discovered, it's not the expected hassles but the unforeseen ones th ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs If you ever wondered who was going to be the Ed Wood of YouTube, San Francisco has an answer. Gavin Newsom added a new video to his YouTube channel yesterday - a one-and-a-half minute introduction to 311's new online service. The video itself is not worth commenting on...the ... More >>
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