Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi went on KQED's Forum this morning to finally give the public what they want: a detailed account of what happened between him and his wife, Eliana Lopez, on the morning of Dec. 31, 2011.In an emotional interview with Michael Krasny, Mirkarimi, who was suspended last month witho ... More >>
Among the many things Sheriff-in-limbo Ross Mirkarimi said on the radio this morning was that his former girlfriend, Christina Flores, had fabricated her story that he abused her while the two dated in 2008."I was looking forward to the trial to really dispel it, though. It was a piling on ... ... More >>
Gavin NewsomCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, San Francisco's former mayor, said on a local radio program today that he feels news outlets are being unfair to Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who is facing charges of domestic violence. On KQED radio's "Forum" talk show, Newsom expressed a surprising degre ... More >>
So what if he is a puppet, get over it!The mayor's race might be over, but the deep tensions that often defined the candidates are still very much there. On KQED this morning, Forum host Michael Krasny reminded Mayor Ed Lee that his political rivals, namely state Sen. Leland Yee, are still beatin ... More >>
Walken plays Hemlock Tavern this SaturdayStill covered in orange and black tickertape from the Giants parade? Got a hangover from all the revelry? Don't stop believing S.F., hang on to that feeling. You can keep the party going through the weekend with these cheap local happenings. Here's our li ... More >>
Luis ChongThumbs up: Lime Tree's beef rendang.Last Thursday's KQED Forum radio show with Michael Krasny featured a chat with Bay Area food writers and restaurant critics including SF Weekly's Jonathan Kauffman. During listener call-ins, several requested recommendations for inexpensive dining ... More >>
After eight months as SF Weekly restaurant critic and SFoodie blogger, Jonathan Kauffman has tweaked the tenor of Bay Area food coverage with his writing voice. Tomorrow on KQED's Forum radio chat show, he'll attempt to do the same with his speaking voice. Kauffman joins Forum host Michael Kr ... More >>
Neil DeGrasse Tyson at the Commonwealth Club, Jonathon Keats at City Lights, and more.
By Will HarperListening to Chronicle editor Ward Bushee on KQED's Forum made me nostalgic for Phil Bronstein. The former Mr. Sharon Stone had his faults, but what I liked about him was that he was more than a newspaper editor--he was a showman. Remember when Bronstein donned scuba gear to save a you ... More >>
Notes from Gavin Newsom’s hour long interview on KQED. By Benjamin Wachs Gavin Newsom sat behind the mike of KQED’s “forum” for a full hour yesterday, and came through it smelling like a rose. He was enthusiastic, collected, and in control. He handled being compared to the Taliban by on ... More >>
Remembering Moscone, Milk, and the "Twinkie Defense."
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