Janet Reno

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    President Obama Has Outspent And Out-Arrested George W. Bush On Marijuana, Reports Say

    Liberals and libertarians are sometimes uneasy bedfellows, but both have no shortage of reasons to fear, loathe and otherwise vote against mainstream Democrats, as the current imbroglio over the National Security Agency's spying program displays. Here's another one: Under the administration of Presi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Marin Goes All Backwoods Next Month for Swamp Cabbage Feast

    perrygrl/FlickrWear your fishing vest.​On Sunday, Nov. 15, Mill Valley is where the wild things are -- smoked, roasted, and stewed. Savory Thymes, an organization dedicated -- in large part -- to the "cross-pollination" of inspired ideas about sustainable food systems in the global economy, is ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2008
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    November 26, 2008

    Border Crossers

    Long rap sheet? No problem. Transgender Latina hookers in S.F. are successfully fighting deportation by asking for asylum.

  • News

    December 27, 2006

    In Pen and Ink

    They are unschooled, undisciplined, and often unpopular, but itís outsider artists like the convict who drew this who can sometimes shape mainstream culture

  • News

    August 10, 2005

    I Spy a Bullshit Columnist

    In your top-secret heart of hearts, are you a Bob Novak supporter? Take quiz, find out.

  • News

    June 22, 2005

    The Minuteman's 15 Minutes of Fame (Minute 14.5)

    At the Arizona border, Infiltrator checks in with Americans who help the government look for illegal aliens

  • Culture

    November 5, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Personal Best

    What the world needs now is a wholly subjective, occasionally snarky awards ceremony

  • News

    November 15, 2000

    Revenge of the Wimp

    Why Miami's Democratic mayor abandoned Al Gore and cost him all the votes he needed to be president

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    Shelter from the Storm

    Should the U.S. give asylum to victims of domestic violence? A Mission District woman's case may help decide that question.

  • Culture

    September 13, 2000


    Notes toward a different kind of Fringe

  • News

    May 17, 2000

    Record Caper

    Long-missing Alcatraz files make their way back to the Bay Area

  • News

    May 10, 2000


    Cleaning Out the Swamp

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from April 12, 2000

  • News

    February 2, 2000

    Spy vs Spite

    The Clinton administration has praised the Anti-Defamation League for helping shield kids from Internet hate. But should a group that spied on thousands of Californians be allowed to police the Web?

  • News

    December 15, 1999

    Online Pirates of the Caribbean

    Three San Francisco men found riches in Antiqua with their Internet gambling site. Now they're federal fugitives. Caribbean

  • Culture

    November 10, 1999
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    September 8, 1999

    A Chance for Respect?

    How to tell whether the San Francisco Chronicle is becoming a great newspaper, or another nondescript Hearst money-machine

  • News

    July 7, 1999

    Torture of a Transsexual

    In a landmark case, Amanda DuValle, allegedly brutalized in Nicaragua because she is a transsexual, escaped deportation from the U.S. by invoking the U.N. Convention Against Torture. But if she won, why is she still in jail?

  • Calendar

    December 16, 1998
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    July 29, 1998
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    April 22, 1998
  • Culture

    August 13, 1997
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    March 26, 1997

    Portrait of the Soul-Jacker

    Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.

  • News

    August 7, 1996

    Ghetto Blasting

    A cop's doodle travels to Washington, D.C., and returns as a warm-and-fuzzy crackdown on S.F.'s projects

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