It's not private prisons or Big Pharma that's keeping marijuana illegal in California (though no doubt both benefit big-time from drug prohibition). It's money, as in a lack of about $3 million to put a voter initiative like the ones that legalized small amounts of cannabis in Colorado or Washingt ... More >>
Knife Sharpening and Skills Intensive Where: 18 Reasons, 3674 18th St. (at Dolores), 568-2710 When: Sun., Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $120 (purchase in advance via Brown Paper Tickets) The rundown: Josh Donald from Bernal Cutlery will arm you with the right way to take care of your knives and ke ... More >>
Turkey Basics Where: Salumeria, 3000 20th St. (at Florida), 471-2998 When: Sun., Nov. 11 and Sun., Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. Cost: $100 (purchase in advance via Brown Paper Tickets) The rundown: Chef Thomas McNaughton (Flour Water, Central Kitchen) breaks down what you need to know to make great turkey ... More >>
The Suey Sing Boys of Oakland were a bunch of low-level Chinese-American thugs. Then 10 of them became high-fashion hairstylists.
Zakiya Hooker preserves the legacy of her father, blues legend John Lee Hooker, plans her own musical career -- and tries to keep tradition from suffocating both
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Tom Mazzolini speaks proudly of his San Francisco Blues Festival. But each musician is proud for a different reason.