San Franciscans found yet another reason to protest PG&E.Yesterday, on the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, OccupySF Environmental Justice Working Group, No Nukes Action and Greenaction for Health as well as Environmental Justice gathered in front of the Japanese Consulate ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets handed to him at the train station.
Date: February, 2012
Publisher: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania
Questi ... More >>
The "hacktivist" network known as Anonymous has stepped into the fray in the battle among legacy media companies, Internet firms, and politicians over the federal Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).The controversial proposed legislation would make it more difficult for websites to display pirated cont ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanApple-raisin bread from Andersen Bakery: Makes good French toast.
A weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the fried, the
artisan and the novelty.Apple-Raisin Bread
Source: Andersen Bakery, Kintetsu Mall (1737 Post, Suite 304), 345-1046; or Crocker Galleria (5 ... More >>
Seio Shimada of World Sake Importers in a recent staff training at Hecho.Tequila might prove to hog all the attention when Hecho ― the sushi and tequila place by Joseph Manzare and Masaki Sasaki ― opens, probably next week (it's in the former Midi space in the FiDi), but the premium sake ... More >>
Yuck with American fanThe New Jersey-Hiroshima-London-Scotland (according to their MySpace) outfit Yuck is one of my favorite new bands, but they might as well be one of my favorite old bands: the sound of their self-titled debut, out next Tuesday on Fat Possum, is a formula honed and perfected i ... More >>
Your cell phone's radiation emissions won't turn you into the Hulk. You have our word. Type of radiation emitted by cell phones, A-bombs not the same, says UCSF scientist dismissive of San Francisco's new law. Fans of The Incredible Hulk will undoubtedly recall that it was massive doses of gamma ... More >>
How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.