Dude don't compost.Burger King, Subway flout S.F.'s composting laws. [SF Appeal]Ghostbusters in the Mission! [Misison Mission]City technology: There are some glitches in the system. [Sweet Melissa]Irony Alert: Chevron Towers decorated with symbol of Global Warming. [SF Citizen]So, there's s ... More >>
...And grab a Big Gulp for Will Scarlet!In our experience, there's very little at a 7-11 worth threatening to kill or maim over -- you don't hear too many folks going on about life, liberty, and the pursuit of pemmican and sodas large enough to hide oversize cans of beer in when you go to the ballpa ... More >>
Barack Obama kicked off his presidency by limiting his administration's vulnerability to lobbyists. By May, however, it seemed clear that resourceful Democratic Party insiders would circumvent the limited ban. San Francisco's Amazon Watch has just denounced former Clinton Administration trade repres ... More >>
Arthur MillerNow there's a guy who never imbibed female fertility drugs. Say Hey!Yesterday's revelation that Manny Ramirez -- arguably the greatest right-handed hitter in a generation -- tested positive for artificial testosterone from a female fertility drug was a worldview-altering event. I did no ... More >>
By John GeluardiThe Chevron Corporation has exposed its pestilent underbelly by hiring William J. Haynes II, a Department of Defense attorney who compiled lists of violent interrogation techniques for shadowy U.S. detention centers. Chevron hired Haynes on as its chief corporate council in April ... More >>
Enviros accuse local blogger of being on Chevron's payroll.
Nobody knows for sure what kind of oily polutant is seeping into the water at Fisherman's Wharf
Big Oil, the rainforest, and sticky legal issues are stuck in a San Francisco courtroom
Leaders should ignore the temptation to over-regulate energy policy and let competition reign
The only quiz in the world that will tell you if you're an apologist for the Bush administration's Hurricane Katrina response
Secretly, don't you hope the hospitality multinationals crush those loud, annoying, striking hotel workers? Find out. Take the quiz.
Darkness descends at City Hall as supervisors argue ceaselessly over dogs and apartment size
Unless there's been a Newsom/Getty/bin Laden/Bush plot of some kind, how could voters support Care Not Cash?
Chevron to Turks: Bay is pristine! GOP to pot doctor: Good job! Tenants to landlords: You're illegal! Potheads to supervisors: Like, wow -- a sanctuary!
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.
Greedy out-of-state profiteers make easy targets, but the real villains of California's energy debacle are the ones under the state capitol dome.
Bay Area motorists pay the highest gas prices in the state
Major oil companies are gobbling up independent gas station operators, all in the name of greed
Renfrew report; Mercury News; Dot-com junkies; Propositions K and L
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If you grind a live microphone to bits, or amplify a flamethrower, are you making music -- or an appalling spectacle called "noise"?
The S.F.-based utility embarks on a nationwide buying spree