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    January 15, 2014
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    June 8, 2012

    NORML: Attorney General Eric Holder Lied to Congress About Marijuana Crackdown

    Attorney General Eric Holder "lied" to members of Congress when he insisted that the only targets of the federal Justice Department's medical marijuana crackdown were breaking state law, cannabis advocates said today.On Thursday, Holder told the House Judiciary Committee the same mantra he and the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Medical Marijuana Providers Go to Prison. Will President Obama Intervene?

    This pretty much sums it up​Dr. Mollie Fry and her husband, Dale Schafer, are ill. Fry is a breast-cancer survivor with severe mental-health issues, and Schafer's hemophilia means he is frequently bedridden. So he will have to be in a prison hospital beginning May 2, when the couple will begin fiv ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2010

    Asylum Denied

    Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.

  • Articles

    May 5, 2010
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    May 5, 2010

    Amongst Us

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio's reign of terror becomes Arizona policy, thanks to state Senator Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer

  • News

    November 18, 2009

    Sanctuary Sellout

    Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Chronic City: Getting It Wrong -- What's The Press-Enterprise Been Smoking?

    familydocs.orgDr. Tom Bent, president, California Academy of Family PhysiciansRiverside newspaper the Press-Enterprise reported yesterday that "observers don't expect a flood of applicants for medical marijuana cards" even though challenges by San Diego and San Bernardino counties to California ... More >>

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    June 13, 2007

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    Week of 6-13-2007

  • Film

    February 14, 2007

    Spy vs. Spy

    Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Echoes of the Revolution

    The struggle between Bay Area law enforcement and the Black Panthers is still going on after 35 years

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    February 2, 2005

    Reason to Question

    Is the Bay Guardian's lawsuit against SF Weekly connected to Bruce B. Brugmann's unfortunate business judgments?

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    January 19, 2005
  • Music

    January 5, 2005

    Lights, Camera, Gospel!

    A look inside the grandiose cinematic dreams -- and genuine transcendent joy -- at Voice of Pentecost Church

  • News

    November 17, 2004

    Donkey Doo Doesn't Smell

    Are you an apologist for Democratic Party aspirations? Do quiz, find out.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2004

    Making the Cine

    Lights, camera, acción

  • News

    August 25, 2004

    Brother, Can You Spare a Heart?

    "The Summer of Love is dead. You dig? Got any change?"

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    'Roid Ragers

    Two macho men and the bitchy bodybuilding world that surrounds -- and, perhaps, spawned -- the BALCO steroids case

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    Little Fish, Big Fish

    Memo to Ashcroft: Why aren't you pursuing Barry Bonds the way you did Martha Stewart?

  • Film

    March 10, 2004
  • Culture

    January 28, 2004

    Politically Inspired: Fiction for Our Time

    A gemlike collection of 30 short stories, ranging from comic and satirical to ironic and sad

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    Uncle Sam Needs You to Be a Suspected Terrorist

    Wise-ass humor is the best way to fight the Bush administration's anti-terror excesses. And, hey, wise-ass humor is what we do best.

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of June 25, 2003

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    May 21, 2003
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    May 7, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of May 7, 2003

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    April 16, 2003

    A Duty to Hack

    Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.

  • News

    April 9, 2003

    Risk Reassessment

    As the Bush administration scares America witless, San Francisco might offer a model for living well in the shadow of apocalypse

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    The International Poindextering of Poindexter

    Is it good or bad if 124 Web sites around the world post the home phone number of the architect of Total Information Awareness?

  • News

    June 19, 2002

    Karnak Sees a Black Turban ...

    That'll be $20 million, please

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Peace Wars

    The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Ridin' the wheels of steel

    Why don't you smile now; A Slim's chance.

  • News

    December 5, 2001

    Acid Reign

    From the Bush administration's assault on the Constitution to San Francisco's election fiascoes, core American values are being corroded

  • Music

    November 28, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    Everything tastes better with Gravy (Train); the plot to get rid of Dave Emory

  • Music

    October 31, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    Something stinks in Paradise; The sound of movies

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    A Vote of Competence

    This is no time for softheaded governing. In this election, Prop. F and Dennis Herrera pass the confidence test; MUD fails completely.

  • Music

    February 14, 2001

    Proof Positive

    Brooklyn's Antibalas resurrects Fela Kuti's Afrobeat sound -- as well as his revolutionary politics

  • Music

    February 7, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    Indie Tunes Apt for Ads You'd Hate

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