A San Francisco jury has determined that 24-year-old Marcus "Wolfie" Herrera is not guilty of murdering and robbing 55-year-old Robert Musial during an argument over marijuana. According to the Public Defender's Office, the jury took about three days before acquitting Herrera of causing Musial's f ... More >>
TNGHT Bogl vs. Dials Saturday, April 20, 2013 Mezzanine Better than: Passing out after an Adult Swim marathon. It was 12:36 a.m. The iPod had been playing on an empty stage for 20 minutes now, and the restless crowd shifted uncomfortably, clearly impatient that the members of TNGHT, producers Huds ... More >>
If you're more of a drinker than a (marijuana) smoker, then you definitely missed a good time at Hippie Hill this weekend, where all types of people, not just your regular Golden Gate Park stoners, gathered to get high. Here's what was going on Saturday afternoon while you were sipping Bloody Mary ... More >>
It's that time of year again. This Sunday, a crowd of 25,000 is expected to gather at Golden Gate Park to begin a 6.2-mile trek across the city to raise millions for the San Francisco Aids Foundation and other Bay Area HIV/AIDS organizations. The 26th Annual SF AIDS Walk claims the money raised by ... More >>
If you're reading this, it's arrived: The marijuana holiday, the tokiest of tokies, the Christmas/Chinese New Year/Yom Kippur of cannabis use. The 20th day of April, the beloved 420.Woot.Today, every medical cannabis dispensary in town will be offering specials and discounts, and many will be offeri ... More >>
"If you had a problem with the stench of marijuana smoke, San Francisco probably wasn't the place for you then. Because of the low cloud covering, it was like someone had Saran-wrapped the City. The smell of weed had enclosed the City from the ocean to the Embarcadero. No one was safe from its od ... More >>
It's illegal to smoke marijuana in Golden Gate Park -- and the Park Patrol will cite you for this "major issue."Tell yourself this, the next time you stroll into the park at Stanyan and Haight near the McDonald's, past the touts offering marijuana for sale, heading through the tunnel toward Hippi ... More >>
WTF?Now here's a great episode for Bait Car -- the reality show where cops leave vehicles on the streets, hoping to tempt alleged thieves into stealing cars just so they can bust them.Police are looking for a ballsy man who stole an unmarked police car as cops responded to a call at Golden Gate P ... More >>
Photo by Jenne WarrenGet high with Cypress Hill at the Warfield tonight.Any crunker still mired to the concept of time recognizes and observes the entirely spurious significance of April 20. Sadly, organized recognition of the day is just as ad-hoc, leaving teaheads to the dictates of their colle ... More >>
Is it legal to smoke in public? Theoretically, almost anywhere in S.F., if you have a card. But there are important exceptions.
Parks hold other wonders besides waterfowlThe California Academy of Sciences has just launched a new app that serves as a guide to Golden Gate Park, according to richmondsfblog.com. The app offers a few different functions, including a "field guide" to the park's flora and fauna; a map; an "adven ... More >>
Setting SunQuitzow Battlehooch Setting Sun August 3, 2010@ Rickshaw Stop Better than: A musical adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream set in outer space. Let it not be said that Crispin McCabe of SFitall books a show unimaginatively. It can't be easy to place loca ... More >>
PacdogHow will you celebrate Cannabis Freedom Day? It seems 4/20 isn't the only holiday on a marijuana aficionado's calendar -- in fact, around these parts there's a more important -- if more obscure -- fete just a few weeks afterward. That'd be Cannabis Freedom Day, which is traditionally the f ... More >>
Le Loup and French MiamiTuesday, Oct. 27, 2009Bottom of the HillBetter than: Staying home and working on your sexy wood sprite Halloween costume.French MiamiThere are far worse bands to take influence from than Animal Collective. At their best moments, those zany pop freaks sound ecstatic, primal ... More >>
GoldenGatePark.comLooks like these folks didn't need a Web portal to know about the 4/20 goings on in Golden Gate Park...For those of you who enjoyed your two-dollar Muni ride downtown today -- perhaps to protest during the Board of Supervisors budget and finance committee meeting , because, you kno ... More >>
If you're going to be instantaneously transported from Hippie Hill to the zoo, it isn't happening without this guy's helpA man with a fondness for large amounts of cheap alcohol and an apparent ability to teleport across the city was arrested Wednesday evening for bothering children and animals at t ... More >>
Killing My Lobster really killed it on this one: a travel video that attempts to convince Dolores Park hipsters that there's a budget vacation for them in this exotic place across the bay called Oakland. Lots of riffing on white kids in skinny jeans here, but the best part of this clip has to be the ... More >>
Give your ears — and your wallet— a summer treat.
A survival guide for outdoor musical events in the city.
Street kids expect the neighborhood to welcome them as it did their forebears in the '60s, but residents, merchants, and cops are planning a different future