As every longtime San Franciscan knows, the pattern of warm weather that occurs in early fall, known as Indian summer, is the perfect time of year for picnics in the city. This weekend promises 2012's first real taste of autumnal awesome, and for scores of city dwellers, Saturday's projected 80-degr ... More >>
If you've ever used cannabis as an ingredient, you know it's as tricksy as a hobbit in a cave. Because this is a food column, we'll just skip over the complications of dosage, which are significant. Just in terms of integrating it into a recipe, the green dragon can overwhelm, especially if you're ... More >>
A man who served three months of 1971 in Vietnam as a cargo specialist shot himself in the leg 20 years later and claimed it was a shrapnel wound. As a result, he earned a Purple Heart and $180,000 in disability benefits from the VA in 1994.He later pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud for steal ... More >>
Nearly extinct and long at odds with the SFPD, the little-known San Francisco Patrol Special Police appears poised for a comeback.