Lake County Sheriff Francisco Rivero hosts an hour radio show called "Straight Talk With the Sheriff." An August Sac Bee profile described him as "brawny and mustachioed," "a maverick who walks tall and shoots from the lip," and a man who's "been called a thug, a liar, a bully, a cowboy and the Cuba ... More >>
Today, the Antichrist heads up a company that charters private jets. The standard rental features a plush, zebra-striped interior. He also operates a chain of bar-and-grill restaurants that specialize in garish décor and $9.95 caprese salads. In the mid-1980s, it was impossible to escape the apoc ... More >>
Belinda Exon is no longer richSF Weekly readers might have wondered whatever happened to Belinda Exon, the devious contractor who took of with more than $1 million in San Francisco funds designated for low-income housing. Well, she's going to prison -- for three years. Our sister paper OC Weekly ... More >>
George Gascón has made his alma mater very proud...It seems safe to say that, for whatever reasons erstwhile Mayor Gavin Newsom selected George Gascón to be district attorney, it wasn't for his lawyerin' skills. The former police chief -- who will be deciding whether or not to apply the death p ... More >>
I now declare this corporation merged...Melding legal principles does not always follow the "You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!" "You got your peanut butter in my chocolate!" path. But humor us, here. In San Francisco, the plaintiffs have made their case in an attempt to overturn Proposi ... More >>
The commute to San Francisco is even worse than Fairfield's Those of you who still read news -- God bless you -- here in San Francisco may be aware that the venerable New York Times has beefed up its local coverage with a Bay Area section. The Grey Lady has also inaugurated a local blog; since ou ... More >>
Long rap sheet? No problem. Transgender Latina hookers in S.F. are successfully fighting deportation by asking for asylum.
Meet John Cox, a USF swingman who is a cousin and friend to Kobe -- and quite at home with his own game and his own life
Large numbers of Northern Californians really, truly believe that the government, the environmentalists, and the U.N. have joined forces in a plot so obvious, yet so subtle, so seemingly benevolent and fundamentally evil, that it can only be called ...
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.