Kevin Martin

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The Top Five Parties in San Francisco this Weekend

    It's still a tough call, but this week sure feels like the end of a significant chapter in San Francisco nightlife history. The catalyst is, of course, the decommissioning of Mighty's epic RLA soundsystem. But while it might be a sad note for some, remember that these kinds of ends usually signal ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Police and Fire Pension Deal Could Cost City $61 Million

    ​This morning, the Examiner reported an eye-opening facet of the police and fire unions' latest deal. Should the city-backed pension plan be voted into law, cops and firefighters will begin paying augmented pension rates in 2013, like everyone else. But if voters choose Jeff Adachi's plan, public ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Tony Hall, Mayoral Candidate, Barred from Debate Because of His Stance on Pensions

    Tony Hall​Unions representing San Francisco's police officers and firefighters have barred former city Supervisor Tony Hall from participating in a debate among mayoral candidates slated for tomorrow, citing in part Hall's aggressive stance on reforming municipal workers' pension and healthcare pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Allegations of 'Phantom Voting' in Police Union Election

    I ain't afraid of no phantom voter...​Accusations as to whether "phantom voting" helped San Francisco Police Officer's Association President Gary Delagnes win reelection fairly surfaced today on the blog of outspoken former cop Andrew Cohen.Despite grumblings about the longtime union president, De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Negotiator Recalls Talking Jumper Down From Lefty O'Doul Bridge

    Alexia TsotsisThis ended about as well as it could for the San Francisco Police Department on Tuesday​In Sergeant Carl T's world, there are three kinds of jumpers: The ones who are going to do it no matter what, the ones who are despondent and you just need to start talking to them, and ... the ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Kamala Harris Hasn't Made Friends With S.F. Cops -- But That May Not Cost Her in the End

    Kamala Harris​In many American towns, the debate over the merits of Chevy or Ford pickup trucks is no laughing matter. In a nerdier milieu -- one less likely to cause a bar fight at least -- Apple and PC partisans snipe at each other smarmily. And here in San Francisco, we have our own endless, ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Cops: S.F. Policies Would Likely Have Prevented BART's Glass-Shattering Incident Here

    While being tossed through a plate-glass window is a staple of the action movie genre, it is less pleasant -- or common -- in reality. So when a BART police officer was caught over the weekend at West Oakland Station in a YouTube video titled "Officer Breaks Window With Drunks Face" it quickly beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Cops, Muni in Stress Position Over Reward Posters

    Now with wanted posters!After an an apparent daylong game Thursday of bad cop communication, good cop communication, the San Francisco Police Officers Association reports it's going to be able to put up posters in city buses seeking witnesses to the 2006 murder of a 17-year-old Bernal Heights boy."W ... More >>

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    May 8, 1996
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    December 20, 1995

    Dub Warriors

    Macro Dub Infection relays a genre where nothing is true, and everything is permitted

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