Lake County Sheriff Francisco Rivero hosts an hour radio show called "Straight Talk With the Sheriff." An August Sac Bee profile described him as "brawny and mustachioed," "a maverick who walks tall and shoots from the lip," and a man who's "been called a thug, a liar, a bully, a cowboy and the Cuba ... More >>
A quick scan of the titles on Ke$ha's second album means it better be her pop masterpiece -- nothing looks as hilarious or striking as "D.I.N.O.S.A.U.R." or "Party at a Rich Dude's House." But even those of us who wanted to love her found that debut fucking annoying. I was finally converted by the f ... More >>
The Oxford English Dictionary rarely makes news, but it's added slew of new words and phrases is just too ridic to not write about here. As we perused the list of chosen words, we noticed that some of the additions were tech-based, while others were nothing more than slang gone way too far.
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The rivalry between Los Angeles and San Francisco is most obviously felt any time the Dodgers come into town, or vice versa. But because we can't entirely base everything on baseball, StumbleUpon, has given us these new benchmarks to determine which city is hipper. If you are a recent California tra ... More >>
To get an idea of just how classy those "sponsored" celebrity tweets can be, take a look at what Lindsay Lohan tweeted last night.
"Have you guys seen food and gas prices lately?" she asked. Yes, we have, Lindsay. Have you? Then her tweet took a weird turn, into economic analysis: "U.S. $ will so ... More >>
Whitey, beware? A group of white nationalists will protest the new Robert Rodriguez movie Machete -- which depicts a Mexican renegade attempting to assassinate an anti-immigrant senator played by Robert DeNiro -- at Bay Area cinemas this week. This gets even more interesting: The protesters ... More >>
'Let Me Shine For You' Cover ArtSomewhere between the bedroom-produced aesthetic of chillwave (I honestly puke a little in my mouth every time I use that word), the goth influences of coldwave/darkwave, and the beats of contemporary hip-hop -- albiet on loads of downers and psychedelics -- exists ... More >>
niallkennedy/Flickr4505's Ryan Farr busting it out.Ferry Plaza's Thursday farmers' market turns one today, and CUESA is celebrating with special giveaways and deals. The first 111 people to hit the info booth today will receive a coin worth a dollar off any purchase. As for the deals: Two pie ... More >>
T. PalmerJersey Shore cheesiness ruled at Sunday's SF Food Wars baking competition.(View our slideshow of the Chocolate Cookie Situation, yo.)It wasn't the first time we've stumbled out of Mighty drunk, shining with glitter, and slathered in white stuff, but it was the only occasion we've don ... More >>
b b./YelpMacaroons from La Boulange: Still packin' the old magic?An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review.
Sometimes it takes an outsider to tell you that the food places in your neighborhood are as good as you always thought they were ― or not. In tomorrow's SF Weekly, new ... More >>
Dustin RabinThem Crooked VulturesNovember 19, 2009Fox Theater
Better Than: Listening to Robert Plant shy away from the high notes at Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion show.
It's no accident that the supergroup has, in recent years, gone the way of New Coke, the McRib, and Lindsay Lohan's career. For ... More >>
...But not for freeNot everyone can have the glamorous life of Lindsay Lohan or Macaulay Culkin. A mob of angry parents this week filed a federal class action lawsuit in San Francisco district court claiming a talent agency called Be Productions -- which used to have an office location in E ... More >>
(Dr. Dre might need an intervention in order to release his long-awaited Detox album)With the music industry in a continued state of shambles, even the average consumer is starting to understand that it's a risky venture to release an album and that this holds true for newcomers as well as those who ... More >>