There's a bunch of bargaining chips currently being passed back and forth between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner as they seek to reach a budget deal before the county slides down the much-feared Fiscal Cliff.
Perhaps the most notable involved tax rates for the wealthy: generally sp ... More >>
Medical marijuana users enjoy protection from criminal prosecution under California law -- but that's about it. A medical cannabis patient can be fired solely for using the preferred drug at any time, and any medical marijuana user living in public housing can be evicted at any time. And yes, this a ... More >>
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In testament to the ever increasing mainstream appeal of the high drama, high stakes tech and gadget world, The Daily Show host John Stewart tore into iPhonegate during his opening monologue tonight, making an interesting ... More >>
Jake Godby's little promise to himself.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Mastering the art: At Bay Area Bites, Megan Gordon probes the psychology of kitchen tats. She makes Jake Godby, Richie Nakano, John Stewart, and Chad Newton to bare their forearms, like junkies checking into detox. Na ... More >>
Joe EskenaziCosmie Silfa and SkippyOur more fervent readers may recall a June SF Weekly cover story titled "Service with a Snarl" exploring the city's intriguing rules and regulations regarding service animals. Yes, it was the one with the maniacal Chihuahua on the cover. One of the service anima ... More >>
Delays and mismanagement endangered a $20 million federal reconstruction grant for North Beach Place. So the Housing Authority tried to speed the project up -- by tricking longtime, elderly residents into leaving.