A public safety notice on SFGate today warned the general public of potential exposure to former San Franciscan Gavin Newsom's imminent television debut. Per the warning, our erstwhile mayor and apparently bored silly lieutenant governor will on May 18 commence chatting with "stars" such as Lance Ar ... More >>
Police are saying they have nabbed a ring of serial Apple thieves who allegedly have been swiping massive amounts of high-end electronics as they are being delivered to Apple stores across San Francisco Police arrested 52-year-old Jose Reyes, 45-year-old Victor Morales, 55-year-old Angel Erazo, a ... More >>
A bigger prick than Steve JobsSome Grinches with hearts two sizes too small came pretty damn close to stealing Christmas when they ripped off a "large quantity" of Apple electronics earlier today.Police tell us that at about 11:30 a.m. an unidentified thief or thieves broke into a FedEx delivery ... More >>
Clergy across the nation took out an ad in The New York Times, calling on Village Voice Media company, which owns SF Weekly, to shut down the adult section of its Backpage.com website. They have also launched a petition in partnership with Change.org.Village Voice Media issued the following statemen ... More >>
Anthony Makk, left, can stay for nowAnthony Makk, the gay San Franciscan who was in jeopardy of being deported back to his native Australia today, will be staying here a little longer. His attorneys are filing a spouse visa petition in a New York immigration court, which will buy Makk a little ex ... More >>
...And we're countingFunny thing about Instant-Runoff Voting: The results often aren't so instant. A number of elections around the state are still undetermined. What does the future hold? Gnashing of teeth, threats of litigation, and, of course, counting, counting, and recounting. In an Instant- ... More >>
After almost a year of working on it in earnest, Marky, the last surviving Ramone, is taking his Marky Ramone's Brooklyn's Own Pasta Sauce to the next level. He's made it available for order ($88 per case, from markyramone.com).
"People I knew were like, 'Are you kidding me, you're a DJ not a che ... More >>
Derrick LoveReally, Gemini Disco needs no introduction. The monthly party has been running circles around the classic disco, boogie, and house scene for four years, getting bigger and better with each installment of its well-decorated shindigs. Back in the day, Gemini used to jump off at Li Po Lo ... More >>
John BirdsallCalling all beanie-rocking, studded-belt-wearing art students.Looks like Desi Danganan is engaging in a bit of old-school guerrilla marketing, Kinko's style. Summit, the ex-Poleng proprietor's café, restaurant, and art gallery slated for 780 Valencia, is due in September. Yester ... More >>
Jon Dion OwensIs it really better to look good than to feel good? There is no old-timers day in modeling. Twiggy and Cheryl Tiegs do not prance down the catwalk after the cruel standards of their industry deem them old and unsuitable. There is an old-timers day, however, for the men who model foo ... More >>
Robert Davis was profiled on the radio as a success story -- a Bayview resident facing foreclosure who beat the odds and secured a home loan modification from Chase. In March, it looked like his story had a happy ending: Chase approved him for a permanent loan modification that allowed him to kee ... More >>
D'oh!When it comes to navigating the streets of San Francisco, life isn't fair for avid bicyclists.Take the case of a Wisconsin cyclist who apparently had the ride of the century planned when, in May, he sent a FedEx package through the San Francisco airport en route to a friend's place in Eureka ... More >>
Keep your hand on your wallet when approached by this duo on Church Street...Even in 2009, you don't have to be Bernie Madoff to scam people. On the other end of sophistication was the ploy we fell victim to on the BART last night, when a scraggly woman got in our face and demanded a ... More >>
Since selling his world-famous film archive to the Library of Congress, Rick Prelinger's been busy saving 40,000 magazines, newspapers, and government documents from history's dustbin. He wants you to take a look.
After billionaire pedophile Larry Hillblom died, illegitimate children began stepping forward to demand part of his estate. It took cutting-edge genetic sleuths to prove that they were, indeed, to the mogul born.