S.F.'s progressive machine wants to spread its wingsThe San Francisco Bay Guardian, an organ of the far political left, is not pleased with Jane Kim. The Stanford-educated president of the San Francisco school board has thrown her hat into the crowded race for the District 6 supervisor's seat, ch ... More >>
Last week we reported on how "Dr." John Getzow -- a serial evictee profiled in an SF Weekly cover story -- successfully stiffed the eighth San Francisco landlord to sue him for nonpayment of rent. We speculated we'd see Getzow's name come up again before too long -- and we were right. But we were su ... More >>
It's awards season yet again, and the SF Weekly took home a grand total of eleven at this weekend's ceremony for the Peninsula Press Club Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards. (All awards were granted in the Non-Daily Newspaper category.) Want to peruse our award winning stories? The whole list is bel ... More >>
Last year, SF Weekly's John Geluardi profiled the curious case of "Dr." John Getzow. It turned out that Getzow didn't have a license to practice medicine in this state -- but he did have a trail of evictions going back to the George H.W. Bush administration including at least seven litigated in San ... More >>
Never fear, a probate judge is hereNot quite a year after it abruptly curtailed its 29-year-old hearing dog program and all but frog-marched several workers out of the building, the San Francisco SPCA is now claiming that, no, the hearing dog program never really ended -- and the SPCA should get a $ ... More >>
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi addresses the media as François de la Plaza (right) listens in. After nearly two years of pitching François de la Plaza scenarios in which his son, Hugues, stabbed himself three times and then washed the knife or threw it away to never be recovered, the visiting Frenchman ... More >>
John 'Daniel' Schirra"Sometime past midnight on Labor Day of , 22-year-old John "Daniel" Schirra was running nude along an Ingleside District street, yelling for help. He was in the grips of a bad acid trip, and had either just been stabbed or was about to be. He tried to stop two cars and ran ... More >>
By John GeluardiThe Chevron Corporation has exposed its pestilent underbelly by hiring William J. Haynes II, a Department of Defense attorney who compiled lists of violent interrogation techniques for shadowy U.S. detention centers. Chevron hired Haynes on as its chief corporate council in April ... More >>
The San Francisco Police Department was busy over the weekend rounding up robbery suspects. All tolled, cops arrested nine suspects in five robberies. Of those arrested, seven were juveniles and guns were used in two of the incidents. The first arrest occurred early Saturday morning when a motorcy ... More >>
Some of the Class of 2000's stranger moments. (A lot of them involve Chris Daly.)
The Class of 2000 made San Francisco its political petri dish.
The fall lineup features sex, lies, secrecy and Milk.
The Guild is up against a cost-cutting mogul and declining revenues, but the union continues to seek converts
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