Truvada, the first drug shown to drastically reduce the spread of HIV, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration today as a successful preventative measure for people at high risk of contracting the virus. Produced by Foster City-based biotech company Gilead Sciences Inc., Truvada h ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats.
• Pissed about Congress-approved federal funding cuts for Planned Parenthood? I am because it's total bullshit. In response, we're doing some culinary activism in the form of a delicious bake sale at this Sunday' ... More >>
Through reporting over the past month, SF Weekly has uncovered multiple instances of scientifically and ethically questionable conduct by DNA analysts at the San Francisco Police Department Crime Laboratory. Our findings focus on two lapses in particular: the destruction of records of a potential ... More >>
Records of bungle in 2008 case were destroyed, investigation findsA forensics analyst's error that resulted in a mix-up of DNA samples, reportedly in a homicide case, has been concealed by officials at the San Francisco Police Department crime lab for close to two years, SF Weekly has learned.
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Too many puppies! On Monday we reported that nearby Foster City is considering limiting park-goers to no more than three dogs. San Franciscans have a thing for dogs the same way denizens of Punxsutawney, Penn have a thing for apocryphally psychic groundhogs. Surely you couldn't legally restrict S ... More >>
The long history of tense behavior between San Franciscans and their dogs is well-documented. But it's not San Francisco but nearby Foster City that is proposing limiting the number of dogs you can march into a park to three. That proposed rule change comes in reaction to a series of people and ... More >>
Welcome to San Francycle, a new SF Weekly series that celebrates the craziest and bestest way to get around town.
Ride a bike in San Francisco? Are you crazy?
The breaking point came sometime early this year. Remember when Muni was talking about cutting service? Again? I was shelling out fi ... More >>
Richard Haick"Do not underestimate the anti-aging powers of bat heads": Ozzy Osbourne at a book signing in SFOzzy Osbourne, who is now -- wait for it -- a health columnist for the Sunday Times of London, wants to know exactly how it is he's so (relatively) well survived illegal drugs, booze, lega ... More >>
Look! Green! Green!But Some Consumers May Be Better Off Looking Elsewhere To Fund Green Home Improvements, Program's Architect AcknowledgesMayor Gavin Newsom this evening will hold an "Internet town hall" to tout a new program helping property owners pay for energy-saving improvements. Dubbed Gre ... More >>
cfarivar/californiatacotrucks.com/blogGet ready for biryani burritos, San Francisco.With any luck, it'll be a particularly spicy New Year for San Franciscans who love street food. Peninsula Indian taco truck Curry Up Now is hoping to begin selling in S.F. by the third week of December, compan ... More >>
DJ Pam the Funkstress: Cajun food queenThe Bay Area's devotion to its homegrown music and food is steadfast. The culinary creativity here is as infectious as our sonic imagination, so it should come as little surprise that there is a crossover between the two local scenes. But did you know that D ... More >>
Don't buy itAll you underpaid and unemployed folks trying to get by in today's bad economy can file this one away in the "Why Didn't I Think of That?" category. Don't worry -- most of us wouldn't believe we could successfully sell loads of fake stock in a non-existent Filipino gold-mining corporatio ... More >>
su-lin/FlickrGet 'em while you still can.Yesterday we gave props to Sandip Roy's meditation on the Alphonso mango, an extra-lush variety okayed for import from India in recent years. Thanks to the blog Burrito Justice, we found out that food delivery company Indian Bento blends up hyper-delicious fr ... More >>
Sam's Chowder House lobster roll is coming to S.F. soonSam's Chowder House of Half Moon Bay has plans to go mobile this summer with Sam's Chowder Van. Fish and chips, lobster rolls, fish tacos, and ceviche cooked out of a 24-foot vehicle will soon hit the campuses of companies such as Ora ... More >>