• Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Kauffman's Rules for Maximizing Your Fancy Food Show Trip

    This weekend, the annual NASFT Fancy Food Show occupies the Moscone Convention Center -- practically all of it -- bringing thousands of chocolatiers, cracker manufacturers, and C-list food celebs together with potential customers. The show is only open to trade, but it's not hard to garner/manu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    San Francisco to Pasadena on Public Transit: SF Weekly Inspires Epic Bus Journey

    Think of it as a guidebook...‚ÄčIn June, your humble narrator traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles via public transportation. This journey, as explained in the ensuing cover story, was undertaken for the same reason George Mallory sought to climb Mount Everest: "Because it's there." Mallory's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Chronic City: Dispensary Ban -- Hey, Goleta, Nice Job Helping Patients!

    The Goleta City Council has unanimously passed a "temporary" ban on medical marijuana dispensaries -- while still claiming the city is "voicing support" for medical marijuana patients.The Santa Barbara Independent reports that the council voted 5-0 in support of an ordinance banning dispensaries wit ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 17, 2004

    It's No 'Choke

    Need solace? Try Chow for comfort food that won't lead you into sloth.

  • News

    August 19, 1998

    Crime and Patronage

    For more than a decade, three different mayors have let one man dole out government jobs to alleged murderers, crack dealers, and other serious felons. The question, obviously, is why.

  • News

    July 22, 1998

    The Housing Authority's Dirty Dozen

    Twelve convicted drug dealers and other major felons have recently been employed by the San Francisco Housing Authority. But are there even more criminals on the public payroll?

  • News

    June 3, 1998

    Perverted Justice?

    Or is a new law that puts sexual predators in long-term psychiatric lock-up really -- and finally -- justice for perverts?

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Tale of a Gun

    Following one semiautomatic from manufacture to mayhem

  • Calendar

    November 27, 1996
  • News

    August 21, 1996

    The Electric Clearlight Acid Mess

    The bust of LSD bagman Waldron Vorhees, aka Captain Clearlight, opens a windowpane on the city -- and on the narco-cop nincompoops

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