Now that it's President Barack Obama's second term and all, drug policy watchers can rightly feel and act impatient. This was when the president would finally do something clear-cut about drug policy -- and specifically marijuana policy. The Justice Department's non-intervention in Colorado and Wash ... More >>
By BETH WINEGARNER On the alleged 15-year-old Baltimore shooter's Facebook page, only one unobscured face looks out at the visitor: Rammstein singer Till Lindemann's. Meanwhile, Bobby Gladden's own face is obscured by a sheaf of black hair.
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Outpourings of grief and gratitude flooded the Internet yesterday after news broke that No Use For A Name frontman and underground Bay Area hero, Tony Sly, had passed away suddenly at the age of 41. As a key member of the pop-punk scene since the heyday of the 1990s, Sly had been a long-respected an ... More >>
Everyday stresses got you slurping caffeine like a crazed fiend? Workaday lifestyle keep you so amped up that you can never relax? Do you just need a little something extra to mellow you out at the end of the day?
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Brian YaegerSocial Kitchen brewmaster Rich Higgins, manning the SF Brewers Guild booth in Denver.As the 51-week wait for next year's 30th Great American Beer Festival begins, let's look back at the last few days in Denver, where 462 breweries converged inside the Colorado Convention Center, a ... More >>
Brian YaegerHealdsburg's Bear Republic Brewing is entering 23 of its brews in this month's Great American Beer Festival in Denver.At last year's Great American Beer Festival, Bear Republic Brewing's Racer 5 IPA took home a gold medal, not for American India Pale Ale, but for American-style St ... More >>
Dr. SeussEighteen bucks for green eggs and ham? You're ripping me off, Sam I Am!San Francisco has become the country's most expensive place for business travelers to eat, according to the New Jersey-based Institute of Management and Administration. "San Francisco has unseated New York City as t ... More >>
The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.
Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.
In life, Paul Kalmanovitz controlled every business decision related to his $500million brewery/real estate dynasty.He even made detailed plans forthe governance of his estateafter he died. So why is the Kalmanovitz fortune the center of two vituperative
The Joint Operating Agreement deprives the Chronicle of the resources it needs to produce a great newspaper; it also prevents the afternoon Examiner from connecting with the readers it needs to survive. Since the JOA makes it inevitable that only one wil