San Francisco voters are a forgiving lot. Local politicians can make huge messes, solve them years later -- and reap the credit for tackling the problems of their own making. Over the weekend, Willie Brown offered his advice on how to address one of the most burdensome and unfair rules of Propositio ... More >>
Popular, influential, and cult musicians come through San Francisco every day. But it isn't every day when an event comes along that you know will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and serve a good cause. On Monday, Philip Glass' Days and Nights Festival and local promoter (((folkYEAH!))) presen ... More >>
billcosby.com In a segment from a season 1 episode of "The Cosby Show," the sitcom's namesake delightfully illustrates how pop music can function as a generational wedge. "I thought it had come down the hallway," Bill Cosby says in reference to the deafening music playing on daughter Sondra's ... More >>
Jerry Brown's official gubernatorial portrait. Yes, really.One day after Jerry Brown felt the need to apologize for making light of President Bill Clinton's past as a lying philanderer, the latter endorsed the former for governor of the great state of California. What gives? 10. Bill just doesn't ... More >>
Dom MosurHas Arthur the stolen tortoise found a new home? Last week we reported on Arthur, the 50-year-old California Desert Tortoise filched from San Francisco's Randall Museum. The middle-aged gentleman had been living at the museum since Jerry Brown and Linda Ronstadt were a hot couple -- and ... More >>
Has a labor boss in trouble with the feds joined a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Harbor Resort with Indian gambling?
A documentary revisits the moment when porn went mainstream
Island boogie hits S.F.
The gloriously unambitious world of John Patrick McKenzie, who doesn't care that he's a rising star in the visual arts. And who, as it happens, is autistic.
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally
Silver and Gold
For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception
Jerry Brown decamps his Pacific Heights firehouse for the East Bay