To many Californians, perhaps the only thing more outrageous than the idea of Nevada dumping hundreds of mentally ill patients into the Golden State is the idea that Nevada's Governor would have the audacity to deny it. But last week, Gov. Brian Sandoval did just that, acknowledging no more than o ... More >>
A San Francisco jury decided that a local woman was not guilty of domestic violence when she struggled to get her drunk boyfriend to board a Greyhound bus bound for Sacramento. On Oct. 4, 37-year-old Maletina Letele, a Sacramento resident, was arrested at San Francisco's Transbay Terminal on suspi ... More >>
Back 2 Back Seven-Year Anniversary Mighty Feb. 10, 2012 Better than: Mr. Peabody's time machine. San Francisco has a long history of nightlife and vice. Take a walk through the city, and the architecture seems to call out at you with images of days gone by and long-changed ways of doing things. Th ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: TychoTycho: Scott Hansen may not actually have synesthesia -- the condition where one's sensory perceptions are connected, so that they see music or hear colors -- but you'd be forgiven for assuming he does. Making music as Tycho, and designing vi ... More >>
Texas shootoutThe man accused of shooting three people -- including a 3-year-old girl -- on Halloween in San Francisco last year killed himself during a shootout with Houston police this weekend. The Houston Chronicle reports that 20-year-old Jesse Brown killed himself in a parking garage while t ... More >>
Their flower power is no match for my glower power After a decade or so ensconced in Montreal's honor-festooned indie rock scene, including stints with The Dears and The Social Register, Jonathan Cohen started his own eponymous collective. Not that "The Jon Cohen Experimental" should conjure ... More >>
Tamara PalmerThe dazzling part of Diamond Lil.On Saturday at Broc Cellars winery in West Berkeley, Diamond Lil prepared for a debutante ball, her coming out party, so to speak. Lil's a gray 1957 Greyhound bus-turned-mobile home belonging to Mind Your Tongue/Free Range Dining, the underground ... More >>
impakd.comDiamond Lil: Just about ready to roll.As reported by Grub Street, roaming meals will soon be served aboard Diamond Lil, a 1957 Greyhound bus that's been restored by Free Range Dining, a team that's emigrated here from Poland and plans to open a (static) restaurant in Hayes Valley in ... More >>
An investor finds that he has been swindled, and that the schemer was aided by a mortgage industry lacking oversight.
Why is this tale of a criminally undervalued FBI agent told backward?
The multiuse Transbay Terminal project may have shrunk into a really expensive bus station
Jolie Holland sings the prettiest tunes -- informed by ghosts, bayous, and a whole lot of traveling
Bubblegum pop, robot rock, fretless harping, and destitute redemption
Jackpot proves that karaoke movies are a bad idea even if you're a hip auteur
Roped into a tying night that includes a discussion with Two Knotty Boys
Going to Tahoe as a matter of performance art
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.
After three decades of feeding the homeless, the only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home
For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception