Melissa de Mata www.melissademata.comNo circus for you kids!Talk about your nanny state. An event that was billed as a "family-friendly celebration of all things fun and cyclical" was downgraded to an adults-only event Saturday morning after police informed organizers of the Tour de Fat bicycle g ... More >>
Regulate this, Entertainment Commission...The much-maligned Entertainment Commission isn't going to be scrapped immediately, despite growing opposition to the group of appointees that regulates the city's nightclubs and other entertainment venues. That's what David Chiu, the president of th ... More >>
Can you treat San Francisco like the Sopranos? City Attorney's office says no. Yesterday, a nightclub owner and one of his former bartenders filed a complaint against the city and state alleging a "pattern of racketeering activity, including false arrests, assault and battery, kidnappings, [and] ... More >>
Police have made a number of arrests and seizures of DJ equipment at underground parties and clubs. Is it enforcement or harassment?
That your real ID, kid? The Entertainment Commission will review Club Caliente's entertainment permit at its meeting this afternoon after the SoMa bar was busted three times in recent months for having minors on the premises.The club's owner, Maurice Salinas, is alleging racial profiling, "intimi ... More >>
After a five-year run, the weekly 18-and-up drum-and-bass night "Trauma" will throw its last Thursday night party tonight at El Rincon. In an effort to snazz up the image of the Mission dive, the bar's new management has decided to stop doing 18-and-over events and have promoters pay for their ow ... More >>
Making a meal out of journalistic and political news, spell-checking the Guardian, and wrapping up the Castro race skirmish.