Ken Mehlman has had plenty of dancing partners at the hypocrisy partyWhen Ken Mehlman crawled out of the closet last week he dragged a legion of filthy dust bunnies along with him. For years, Mehlman was the mouthpiece -- and brain trust -- of the political party that built its reputation a ... More >>
Matt SmithWe'll collect all this personal information, y'see. And then we'll make a giant database...San Francisco travel writer Edward Hasbrouck has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over what he says is the agency's refusal to give a complete accounting of secret files detailing his ... More >>
Celebrate! The week is at an end! How is it that every week goes by so quickly yet feels like three weeks? Anyhow, that should give us plenty of fodder for this week's Friday Morning News Quiz. You know the deal: Send us a perfect score here and you win a prize. Onward! 1. Guess who was in town t ... More >>
Joe EskenaziHarley the boxer was a purse Chihuahua for Halloween. "Can't you tell?" queried her blue boa bedecked owner.Really, honestly, we hadn't meant to publish a short, picture-heavy article featuring San Francisco dogs decked out in Halloween costumes. But when you begin passing one dog aft ... More >>
Weather Underground leaders claimed their bombings were devised to avoid bloodshed. But FBI agents suspect the radical '70s group killed an S.F. cop in the name of revolution.
Christopher Muhammad's fight with Lennar over toxic dust has resulted in a restraining order against him, an accusation that he's a shakedown artist, and grudging respect from his rivals.
The Smoking GunA few years ago, The Smoking Gun discovered that you could take advantage of custom stamp services and mail your letters affixed with postage depicting the young Unabomber or tyrannical dictators. Now a class action suit in San Francisco district court ponders something more -- are yo ... More >>
Before the Jesus phone: The God soap
The struggle between Bay Area law enforcement and the Black Panthers is still going on after 35 years
Why is this tale of a criminally undervalued FBI agent told backward?
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Why don't you smile now; A Slim's chance.
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
Ken, Ken, Ken; Hey Hey! Ho Ho! Boring Clothes Have Got to Go!; This Week in Lavish Dot-Com Parties
Larry Flynt's outing of powerful Republican hypocrites has the GOP fearing political ruin before the Y2K elections. An inside look at what makes Flynt's investigative team tick.
Tired of computer gimmickry and gadgetry for Christmas? Prepare for exhaustion!
CONSPIRACIES BY THE BAY!!!
First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?