A news photographer is suing Oakland cops for allegedly employing their heavy-handed tactics, similar to the complaints we've heard from Occupy Oakland protesters.The photographer, John Weston Osburn, a longtime member of Indybay Media, was covering a Oscar Grant protest in downtown Oakland on ... More >>
Friday, Jan. 22, 2012
Better than: The Walkmen playing at a sunny outdoor festival.
The Walkmen played the first of two sold out shows at the Independent on a very rainy Friday night, in celebration of the band's 10th Anniversary. For the band's hardcore fans -- of whi ... More >>
Pretty sure Hamilton was a pot head It's rarer these days, but you can still find some medical marijuana purveyors fond of saying how much they welcome the federal government throwing them in prison for decades. Each dispensary in San Francisco, for example, violates the Controlled Substances Act ... More >>
Joe EskenaziQuarterback Dion Pickett, formerly of College of San Mateo, drops back to pass at a Bay Area Buccaneers practice in San Francisco's Hamilton SquareFrom a distance you could hear them laughing and shouting -- a bunch of kids playing football in the park. But with every step closer to Hami ... More >>