Subject:

Kate Conger

  • News

    December 18, 2013
  • News

    July 10, 2013
  • News

    May 1, 2013
  • News

    March 27, 2013
  • News

    March 6, 2013
  • News

    February 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Kink.com Responds to SF Weekly Cover Story, and SF Weekly Responds to That Response

    Editor's Note: In response to this week's cover story, "Gag Order," Kink.com's CEO Peter Acworth issued a statement which suggests that SF Weekly's Kate Conger used unreliable e-mails as the basis for much of her research and that the story was hastily assembled. In fact, Kate has been working ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Proposition 8: U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal on Gay Marriage (Update)

    Update 2:10 p.m.: City Supervisors respond to U.S. Supreme Court decision on Prop. 8. Read at the bottom Original story 12:29 p.m.: The U.S. Supreme Court just announced that it will review the federal constitutional challenge to Proposition 8, California's ban on gay marriage, as well as the Def ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Ecstatic Fans Are Already Lined Up to See the Giants Parade

    It's not even 9 a.m., and Giants fans are gearing up for today's excitement in San Francisco: the Giants parade through downtown. And baseball fans weren't the only ones to show up early -- Buster Posey is reportedly already there and everyone is freaking out. SF Weekly's Kate Conger is down near th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Giants Parade Is Giant

    The much-anticipated Giants Parade is wending its way down Market Street, with more than 1 million onlookers squeezing in where they can fit in to get a glimpse of the World Series champs.Crowds packed BART well before 7 a.m. and Market Street was filled with Giants fans long before the parade kicke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Occupy Oakland Didn't Trash Downtown for a Change

    Occupy Oakland kept it rather mellow last night in Oakland as it commemorated the anniversary of its eviction from Frank Ogawa Plaza with a march followed by a slideshow(?). Although several banks boarded up their windows, preparing for another round of vandalism, protesters didn't smash or trash an ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Rally for Ross Demonstration Kicks Off Hearing for Sheriff-in-Limbo (Update)

    (Update 4:22 p.m.): Mirkarimi's attorneys have continued to argue that there is no way he could have been guilty of "official misconduct" since he wasn't technically sworn-in as the sheriff yet. While semantics are being discussed, Supervisor David Chiu's stomach has already started growling. Conger ... More >>

  • News

    August 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Obama in Oakland; Here's What Marijuana Activists Had to Say (Photos)

    Yesterday, some 400 pot smokers/marijuana activists descended on downtown Oakland hours before President Barack Obama was scheduled to arrive. They were there, of course, to demand the president stop his senseless crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries across the state, mostly recently right th ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2012
  • News

    May 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Occupy Gets Its Hands Dirty (Slideshow)

    On Earth Day, occupiers across the Bay Area marched down to UC Berkeley to clear out an empty tract of land that they say will become a new community farm. Protesters got to work tilling and planting on the occupied farm, with chickens standing by their side. Already, some 10,000 seeds have been pla ... More >>

  • News

    April 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    S.F. Street Fashion: The Rise of the Maxi Skirt

    When women first started sporting mini dresses in the 1920s, the amount of leg they showed was shocking. Who from that era would have thought that a century later, long skirts would be on the cutting edge of fashion and short hems would be considered conservative? But here we are in 2012, and if the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Same-Sex Couples Revel in Court Decision Over Prop. 8

    After reading the good -- no, great! -- news yesterday morning that a federal appeals court ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional, same-sex couples and supporters flooded the LGBT Center on Market and Octavia to celebrate the court's decision that "Prop.8 serves no purpose." Take a look at these happ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Occupy Oakland Vs. Oakland Police (Photos)

    Unless you were a protester or a cop, most Oaklanders stayed far away from downtown this weekend, where chaos erupted, ending with hundreds of arrests, pissed-off business-owners, and a very trashed downtown. For those of you who decided to skip town for the day, SF Weekly's Kate Conger was at the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    S.F. Street Fashion: Conversing with Strangers Who Might Someday Be Famous

    One of my favorite things about photographing people on the street is the interactions I have with them. Their personalities are sometimes sweet, sometimes shy, and sometimes downright batty. A few weeks ago, I approached a man to take his photo. He refused, but then spent 20 minutes questioning me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Occupy Wall Street West Trying Hard to Occupy the Financial District, 19 Arrested

    (Update) 3:50 p.m.: It looks like the madness is moving down Marker Street, where protesters are blocking traffic. So yeah, your commute home will suck. The Occupy Party bus has arrived, and is headed toward the Civic Center, it appears. Meanwhile, Wells Fargo is playing it smart and has boarded up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    S.F. Street Fashion: Outerwear -- Winter Has Arrived!

    Brrr, city slickers! You were thinking we'd get away with that warm, sunny winter we'd been having, didn't you? I did some wishful thinking myself and put my umbrella in the back of my closet, but I guess I'm willing to get it back out again. It's really cute, and it matches my coat, so I'm making t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Occupy Wall Street West: Here's What You Missed

    We've been giving you a blow-by-blow of this Occupy Wall Street West's antics through the day, as hundreds of protesters gathered in the city's Financial District, attempting to disable the banks. They had predicted this to be the biggest street demonstration since the anti-war protests in 2003, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    S.F. Fashion: Body-Painting, Live Art, Vintage Clothes, Pizza -- It's La Femme Fatale

    Thursday night I checked out La Femme Fatale, a monthly all-female fashion and art event at the tucked-away John Colins, slightly SoMa. The evening featured body-painting by Gina Bernardino, live art from the art collective Black Diamond Shining, and a fashion show from Urban Vintage. The event is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    S.F. Street Fashion: Animal Prints and Sass Lessons

    Happy New Year, you pretty city-dwellers! It's time to make a resolution, and, even though it's belated, I finally have mine. It was inspired by a woman I spotted on the street this week (you'll find her photo below). She had to be at least 60 years old, but she was still strutting down Market Stree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Occupy Oakland: Protesters Block Port of Oakland

    Kate CongerAnd it's not even 8 a.m.!​Update (8:05 a.m.): It's started to rain, but that's not deterring this group. A handful of protesters carrying an Occupy UC Davis banner has walked further into the port. Original Story (7:06 a.m.): As expected, hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters have march ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Life-Size Pepper Spray Cop Cutout Lets You Be Lt. Pike

    Kate Conger​At the Port of Oakland this morning, our intrepid photographer Kate Conger caught the next evolution of that as-seen-on-the-Internet pepper-spray cop meme. This cardboard cutout is a brilliant reversal. Instead of you 'shopping Lt. Pike of U.C. Davis into your photos, now you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Occupy SF Prepares for Police Raid Tonight

    Kate CongerIs San Francisco next?​Update (5:45 p.m.): Department of Health officials led reporters through the encampment this evening as they inspected the area for violations. SF Weekly's Lauren Smiley says that Barbara Garcia, the director of the city's Health  Department, claims the toile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Police Raid Occupy Oakland

    Kate Conger​Update (9:00 a.m.): Conger tells us that Hazmat teams have come into the plaza and are clearing the area. Police are checking identification and letting city employees into the plaza at City Hall. Watch a live stream of the scene here. Update (8:45 a.m.) SF Weekly's Kate Conger is at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    The Candlelight Vigil at Occupy Oakland: A Photo Report

    Kate Conger​ Shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday, a man was shot to death in Frank Ogawa Plaza, near Broadway and 14th Streets and just yards away from the Occupy Oakland encampment. The evening, which had been intended to be a celebration of the camp's first month in existence, took on a somber mood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    After Shooting, Occupy Oakland General Assembly Announces "This is a Peaceful Revolution"

    Updated at 6:49 p.m.: Conger reports that the scene in the camp is peaceful, with protesters discussing the events calmly with police officers. Still, some protesters are chanting "Tell the truth!" to reporters out of concern that the shooting will be tied to Occupy. Updated at 6:35 p.m.: Kate Co ... More >>

©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...