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    January 11, 2012
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    December 6, 2011

    Robert Tunnell, Former San Francisco Attorney, Admits to Ponzi Scheme

    I lost thousands, and all I got was this crummy t-shirt.​A former San Francisco attorney with a tony resume recently pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud in federal court for operating a Ponzi scheme that targeted his own friends and family.Robert Tunnell, Jr., a septuagenarian alumnus ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Which Smurf Would Your Favorite S.F. City Hall Politico Be?

    Creepy!​If you have young kids or are some kind of weird serial killer, you've probably been eagerly anticipating the release of the 3D movie version of The Smurfs. Frankly, the appearance of these eerily topaz CGI gremlins on the big screen is not something we're so excited about. The same cannot ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    Top 5 Reasons the Winklevoss Twins Really Are 'Assholes'

    The Winklevii​Readers, we have never met Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. The pair come off as douche-bags -- albeit somewhat righteously angered douche-bags -- in The Social Network, the 2010 movie that offered a very liberally construed version of Facebook's foundation myth. But was there any truth ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    San Jose: How Deep Does the Inferiority Complex Go?

    Do you know the way to San Jose?Greg Dewar/Flickr​In its never-ending quest to be San Francisco, it's so clear that San Jose will go to great lengths to take away anything or anyone that makes the City by the Bay, well, the City by the Bay. Funny as this faux rivalry might seem, there are two poli ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011
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    December 2, 2010

    Judge Stephen Reinhardt Won't Recuse Himself From Prop. 8 Trial

    Harvard Law SchoolJudge Stephen Reinhardt says he'll be there for the Dec. 6 Prop. 8 trial​Judge Stephen Reinhardt has spurned a motion that he recuse himself from adjudicating over the pending 9th Circuit Court of Appeal review of Proposition 8.Supporters of the same-sex marriage ban contended th ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Harvard Classmates' Rivalries May Toss Grenade Into Board Prez, Mayoral Selection

    Et tu, Scott? Et tu, Davids? ​In the ascension of Supervisors David Chiu, David Campos, and supe-to-be Scott Wiener, we witness an amazing development: Three contemporaries at Harvard Law School have traveled across the nation to lead a city. But, since this is the internecine political world of S ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010

    Head Case

    Experts say ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal justice system. Former USC lineman Chris Brymer is exhibit A.

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    June 2, 2010

    An Odd Political Pitch For 'Auntie Kamala'

    Meena Harris, left, with Auntie Kamala, is not 12 years old​As we round third in the primary election season, candidates making that mad dash toward home are liable to whatever it takes to make it. So you're going to see some very odd ads in the next week or so (though maybe not as odd as this ad ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Cry for Yelp

    The popular web site stands accused of acting like a ‘modern-day Mafia.’

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    April 14, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    Signs of Progress

    San Francisco politics were dysfunctional in the 2000s,but recent changes suggest there's reason for hope.

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    December 9, 2009
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    September 10, 2009

    SF GOP Opposes Sanctuary Legislation in Letter-Writing Offensive

    Supervisor David Campos​If an angry Republican writes a letter in San Francisco, and no elected official cares enough to read it, did it ever really exist?San Francisco's local curiosity of a G.O.P. is currently seeking pen-pals in city government with a barrage of letters to Mayor Gavin Newsom an ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009
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    April 7, 2009

    I Heart Street Art: Count Your Blessings

    Yesterday I got to hang out with a real live street artist. Caleb Neelon is his name, and Sonik is his other name. He writes, he paints, he appreciates. He's an editor at Swindle, he's lectured at Harvard Law, and he travels the world making art -- sometimes for galleries, sometimes for the street.H ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    David Campos, Corporate Shill?

    Hardly. But his Obama-era Harvard Law pragmatism might ring that way in San Francisco's left-wing political tradition of ideology first, facts second. In San Francisco, as elsewhere, the term "jobs" has evolved into a euphemism for "whatever big business wants." The lobbying group for San Francisco' ... More >>

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    July 25, 2008
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    September 26, 2007

    Wide Open Spaces

    Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie and refuses to define his subject

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    February 21, 2007

    Also Playing

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    February 14, 2007

    Pink Power

    This musical stage adaptation of the movie, like, totally rocks

  • Film

    May 28, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    December 4, 2002

    Full Speed Ahead

    Arthur Miller's daughter Rebecca comes into her own with Personal Velocity

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    March 13, 2002

    Missed Interpretation

    Deaf students wonder why officials at UC Berkeley and UC Davis won't hear their plea for equal access to education

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    November 26, 1997
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