Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced this morning to 35 years in prison for giving U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks. Prosecutors had portrayed 25-year-old Manning as "the determined insider," an anarchist hacker and traitor who started working within weeks of his 2009 deployment to provide WikiLeaks wi ... More >>
Turns out, Tami Bryant and the inmates over at San Francisco County Jail aren't the only ones who want everyone to leave Sheriff-in-limbo Ross Mirkarimi alone. The Harvey Milk Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Democratic Club this week passed a resolution demanding Mayor Ed Lee let Mirkari ... More >>
As Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi fights for his political survival amid allegations that he physically abused his wife and his former girlfriend, some of his critics have taken up the tools of social media in an effort to remove him from office.Two websites have sprung up in recent weeks to urge city vo ... More >>
Say what? Should it be approved by voters in November, the Tax, Regulate and Control Cannabis Act of 2010 - also known as Proposition 19 - would do many things. It would allow adults 21 and over to possess small amounts of cannabis, it would allow law enforcement to pursue new penalties again ... More >>
She just became the city's first transgender department head, but Theresa Sparks is already setting her sights on becoming the city's first transgender supervisor.
Finally, a reason to visit Sacramento By Joe Eskenazi After eight years of racking up some of the world’s best off-color, gay-themed double-entendres – and, incidentally, governing San Francisco – Supervisor Tom Ammiano tossed a few last one-liners to his adoring public before opting to lea ... More >>