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  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Sir Richard Branson Asked To Bankroll Marijuana Legalization in California

    It's not private prisons or Big Pharma that's keeping marijuana illegal in California (though no doubt both benefit big-time from drug prohibition). It's money, as in a lack of about $3 million to put a voter initiative like the ones that legalized small amounts of cannabis in Colorado or Washingt ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Debaser's New Last Nite Party Takes Nostalgia Back to the 2000s

    Debaser presents Last Nite Elbo Room Friday, April 12, 2013 Growing up in the veritable golden age of cultural nostalgia that was the '00s, it never really occured to me that my own decade might eventually be revisited. Even now, it's surprising that anyone would care to go back and try to relive m ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012
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    March 14, 2012
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    December 29, 2011

    Ridiculously Spacious Bay Area Home for Sale, Only $29 Million

    ​Here's something that will surely stoke contempt among the Occupy Movement: A San Francisco suburban home is on the market. Its asking price? Only $29 million!The mega mansion, which sits on 6 acres in the quiet town of Hillsborough, is secured by classic wrought-iron gates. It has reportedly bee ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011
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    June 16, 2011

    Nat Ford's Legacy

    Jim HerdDid you know that missed runs don't count in Muni's on-time rate? Nat Ford did. ​Muni transports 700,000 riders a day, and every one of them's a critic. Local passengers -- and journalists -- come to bury Muni, not praise it. But it warrants mentioning that the journeys locals see fit to c ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011
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    September 29, 2010

    Vaughn Walker, Prop. 8 Judge, Announces Retirement

    Judge Vaughn Walker is out ... of the building​Vaughn Walker, the Republican-appointed judge loathed in the LGBT community for much of his career -- who went on to strike down California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 -- has announced he's hanging up his robes. Walker will give up the mantle of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Obama in San Francisco -- Nightmare Town For Many Presidents

    President Warren Harding left his heart in San Francisco -- and everything else​President Barack Obama's agenda in San Francisco today: Get in, raise money for Sen. Barbara Boxer, safeguard the Senate's Democratic majority, and get out. But just because Muni will stop for him doesn't necessarily m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Newsom Spokesman's Mantra: 'We Report, We Don't Deport'

    Well, these guys do deport​Rare is the catchphrase that makes the jump to the public consciousness. If the glove doesn't fit,  you must acquit: Johnnie Cochran at the O.J. Simpson trial (they acquitted). Read my lips; no new taxes: George H.W. Bush (he enacted new taxes). Mayor Gavin Newsom's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    The Guardian's Illustrated, Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy -- Did You Know Spain Was Involved?

    We're not exactly unaccustomed to paranoid political thinking in the pages of our rival weekly here in San Francisco. But the journos at the Bay Guardian have taken their conspiracy theories to new levels -- and depicted them in bolder-than-ever graphics -- in this week's issue.Appearing alongside a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Bohemian Grove Protesters Hold Stress Positions In Solidarity with Torture Victims To Protest Elitist Pow Wow

    No one is allowed in to see the hi-jinks of the old boys club inside the Bohemian Grove, but we certainly can see the oddities going on outside of it, thanks to these photos on NorCalTruth.org.The rich and powerful of the WASPy Bohemian Club reported for aging frat boy duty last weekend to the Bohem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    SF Weekly's Joe Eskenazi on KQED's 'Forum' Program Tomorrow

    Be sure to tune into "Forum" tomorrow morning (88.5 FM) at 9 a.m. and hear our very own Joe Eskenazi talk about his provocative feature on wacky -- and sometimes temperamental -- service animals, "Service With a Snarl." We're not sure who the other guests will be. We hope they are better-t ... More >>

  • News

    June 17, 2009

    Service with a Snarl

    In San Francisco, lizards, rodents, and vicious Chihuahuas have all been declared service animals.

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    May 5, 2009

    Oops, He Did It Again: Serial Evictee 'Tenant From Hell' John Getzow Sued By Yet Another Landlord

    Last year, SF Weekly's John Geluardi profiled the curious case of "Dr." John Getzow. It turned out that Getzow didn't have a license to practice medicine in this state -- but he did have a trail of evictions going back to the George H.W. Bush administration including at least seven litigated in San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    '90s Night Tonight at Madrone Lounge

    Are the '90s back already? If so, is it too soon? After all, we can think of several dubious trends from that decade - grunge 'uniforms' (flannel shirts and scruffy faces), sugar-coated teenie pop (think Britney Spears, 98 Degrees, 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys), stomach tattoos ( i.e. Tupac's "Thug Life ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    A Love Supreme: High Court Jurists Apparently Have a Yen for S.F. Eateries

    So, we weren't at all surprised to see the above headline, "San Francisco restaurants appeal to Supreme Court." After all, with so many great restaurants to choose from, why shouldn't the local fare be appealing to our highest court? In fact, here's the breakdown: Chief Justice John Roberts: We hear ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009
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    October 15, 2008
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    October 15, 2008
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    April 9, 2008

    Whistleblower

    By most accounts, David Kessler's four years as UCSF's medical school dean were a rip-roaring success. So why was he fired?

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008

    Green Building Not So Hot (or Air Conditioned)

    Paying for California's green initiatives is proving difficult, according to an article in the Chronicle today, while the beyondchron blog calls into question the merits of one green building already erected in S.F. The George H.W. Bush Federal Building has been lauded as a feat of green design, but ... More >>

  • Music

    October 10, 2007

    Magik Markers

    BOSS (Ecstatic Peace!)

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007
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    July 25, 2007

    It Doesn't Suck!

    Breathe easy, Simpsons fans

  • News

    July 25, 2007

    Wheelchairs of Fortune

    Attorney Tom Frankovich and his disabled clients sue small businesses to make them accessible - and make millions

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    Search and Destroy

    The Black Lips blow up all they touch

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    What the Left Got Wrong About Iraq

    Anti-war activists ignored Saddam Hussein's horrendous crimes against ordinary Iraqis. Do they have anything -- beyond anti-Bush demonstrations -- to offer the oppressed in Iran and Syria?

  • Film

    March 2, 2005

    Great Clips

    Tennessee schoolkids teach the world a lesson in an inspirational documentary

  • News

    November 10, 2004

    Husbanding Our Resources

    To close the budget deficit, Mayor Newsom should take on the fire union and SFO's bureaucrats before he closes a single rec center for a single hour

  • News

    October 20, 2004

    Yo Soy Centroamericano

    Why vote Kerry? Exhibit No. 1: George W. Bush has shamelessly hired the dangerous figures behind the Iran-Contra Affair into senior diplomatic posts.

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2004
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    September 8, 2004

    Terminator or Bloviator?

    Social moderate? Republican firemouth? Who is Arnold, really?

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • News

    October 22, 2003

    Rolling in War Bucks

    How the state public employees' retirement system and the politically connected Carlyle Group profit from defense

  • Music

    September 3, 2003

    OK Then

    Why Pansy Division still matters -- and not just to suburban kids

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

    Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.

  • News

    May 7, 2003

    Regime Changing

    This all-American kid from Monterey is now one of the foremost experts on Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Where does he go from here?

  • News

    September 18, 2002

    Rude Awakening

    Major news organizations need to snap out of 9/11 emotionalism and ask impolite financial questions about Saudi elites and President Bush

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    The Last of the Burtons?

    They have dominated state and local politics for 50 years. Now, for the first time, the future of their "family business" is in doubt.

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Regulating Change

    Bush will likely gut national health and safety regulation; local liberals screw up regulation by forgetting its purpose -- protecting the general public

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