A few weeks ago we told readers the Jerry Springer-like story about James Hooker, the 41-year-old Modesto high school teacher who dumped his wife and kids to move in with one of his students. Of course, the not-so-young love has drawn ire from readers, and now lawmakers, too.Assemblywoman Kr ... More >>
Lauren Stromquist, a mother from Minnesota, was struck with a feeling of familiarity when she read a Fox News story on Bay Area sperm-machine Trent Arsenault. She recognized the blonde Silicon Valley worker as her former neighbor in Pleasanton -- the guy she once went to a farmer's market with ... More >>
Don't worry, you will find another job where you can beat your co-workerA San Francisco mother and her daughter lost another brawl this week when a judge rejected their claim that they were only engaging in self defense when they got into a fight with a coworker at CVS Pharmacy. The hair-pulling, ... More >>
When it comes to getting the Sunshine Ordinance enforced, you might as well be walking on the sun...Last night, after 18 prior rejections, the Ethics Commission finally deigned to hold a hearing of a case referred its way by the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force. For those scoring at home, the task f ... More >>
Jesse HirschJason Henry really, really loves beer.You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Jason Henry Blogs about: beer Jason Henry swears he isn't beer-obsessed. Pat ... More >>
Or maybe just trashy.Jersey Shore is like car accidents and those fights on Jerry Springer: You can't help but look, no matter how awful, repulsive and embarrassing it is. So was it wise of rising Vallejo hip-hopper Moe Green to assemble a montage from MTV's sleaziest reality TV show for the ... More >>
Kamala HarrisIt's always comforting when the race to become the state's top law-enforcement official devolves into Jerry Springer-esque paroxysms of finger-pointing and cheap campaign tactics. But that's what appears to be happening in the final stretch of the California attorney general's race, ... More >>
Bringing new meaning to the term 'TechCrunch'...You know the age-old complaint: When a man bosses people around, he's "in charge," but a woman who does the same is a "bitch." Well, here's a new one for the cyber age: When women in tech hold a provocative panel discussion about being women in tech ... More >>
A world-famous pickup artist tried to teach single women to attract decent guys in S.F. It was harder than he thought.
So, The Simpsons is still on! The eminently quotable show is in its 20th year and Fox aired a 90-minute special directed by documentarian Morgan Spurlock to celebrate the momentous occasion. Various celebrities discussed their favorite characters. Our fair mayor, Gavin Newsom, joined Jerry Springer ... More >>
As 2009 comes to a close, it's important to remember it all - lest we forget. While other outlets sift through the best and brightest moments of the decade, we here at the SF Weekly would like to pay homage to the most bizarre phenomenon of our time, reality television (as we might have some experie ... More >>
By Lauren Smiley Usually SF Weekly lets its stories speak for themselves, yet the op-ed in the Guardian attacking my "Border Crossers" cover story last week -- comparing me to Jerry Springer and the Weekly to the National Enquirer -- calls for a response. My story took a critical yet sensitive loo ... More >>
Willie Brown acknowledges his cronies fed at the city trough? Now that's funny.
Running away with the circus
In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people
Week of December 24, 2003
Bank-robber-turned-playwright Joe Loya tells damn good stories
Bad Boys Bail Bonds
Storytelling continues Todd Solondz's bluster of sex, rage, and insanity
Bay Area hip hop trio Foreign Legion has no use for gangstas, hos, or stale beats
Danny Cohen; Laughing Squid's Fifth Anniversary Celebration
Buddy, Can You Spare Some Change?
Live Nude Bands
As they prepare for their next album and U.S. tour, the Donnas prove they may be growing up but they remain the perfect antidote to Britney and Christina
Kerrigan's Human Traffic
As they prepare for their next album and U.S. tour, the Donnas prove they may be growing up but they remain the perfect antidote to Britney and Christina.
Jim Ryan's experimental jazz and the Boom Boom Room mural controversy part II
Les Nubians, Andrea Parker, Stereo Total, House of Horror, and Cloyne Court Haunted Hotel
Former punker Alejandro Escovedo returns to the roots of rock