I'll tell you what a cesspool is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will arrive in San Francisco Wednesday to talk with their Australian counterparts over a proposed base-sharing agreement.According to a Monday U.S. State Department bulletin:Secretary Clinton ... More >>
Incidentally, cap insiders describe this creation as "a turban-style hat with a self-contained bow."Barack Obama campaigned -- and won -- largely on a message of hope. And, surveying the masses present for his inauguration last week, one group of Americans has every right to feel hopeful -- hatters. ... More >>
Bay Area residents rejoicing over the historic inauguration of Barack Obama might want to take heed of an assessment of their elected representatives featured yesterday on Politico, the political news Web site. Writer Glenn Thrush posted a top-ten list of Democrats who pose a threat to Obama's agend ... More >>
Call us crazy, but does quasi-local congressman-turned-CIA head nominee Leon Panetta look more than a little like former Conan O'Brien and current Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg? Got a better suggestion? How about "Luis" (center) from Sesame Street? -- Joe Eskenazi
By Peter JamisonObama's tapping of former Monterey congressman Leon Panetta for CIA director was bound to raise hackles among pols and pundits. While Panetta has that rarest of political assets -- an unimpaired reputation for probity among his colleagues and former constituents -- he has little dire ... More >>
Tony Hall's firing casts the spotlight on a real estate mega-deal that slogs along under a veil of secrecy
Newly released documents indicate the Navy dumped far more nuclear waste than it's ever acknowledged in a major commercial fishery just 30 miles west of San Francisco. Why won't the government even study the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site?