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  • News

    August 8, 2012
  • News

    December 30, 2009

    Perverting Justice

    Jessica's Law prevents paroled sex offenders from residing near schools or parks. That means they can only live one place in S.F.: on the streets.

  • News

    October 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Shakedown 20: Remembering the Loma Prieta Quake of 1989. Today's Edition: Mama Mia.

    ​For those who lived through it, it's hard to believe that, come Oct. 17, it'll be 20 years since sportscaster Al Michaels shouted "Tell ya what, we're having an earth...", triggering a massive earthquake that devastated the Bay Area. While professional journalism critics loathe the anniversar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Newsom's Cajoling on South Bay's 49ers Stadium Plan Comes Off As Desperate Hail Mary

    Hut, hut, hikeThese days are just packed for Mayor Gavin Newsom. He just introduced a city financial plan that's a dead cert to induce enough fevered statements about "balancing the budget on the backs of the poor" to make outsiders think the city's indigent population is working on a circus novelty ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 7, 2009


    The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost

  • News

    May 21, 2008


    Deanna Johnson testified against a murderer to save her son. But in the projects, truth comes at a price.

  • News

    March 21, 2007

    Walking the Line

    The SFPD says Daniel Dennard is a gangster, thief, and killer. Thereís just one problem: They canít prove anything.

  • News

    August 23, 2006


    Only one other player was chosen lower in the draft than Vickiel Vaughn. But the 49ers rookie still believes he can reach his NFL dream.

  • News

    February 16, 2005

    San Francisco Dog Court

    Due process, under the law, for every canine

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Arrested Development

    Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors

  • News

    October 30, 2002

    Field of Liens

    Before you succumb to nostalgia about a simpler, humbler baseball time, heed the lesson of Vacaville

  • News

    October 18, 2000

    Mr. Reppas Goes to Hollywood

    A Hillsborough entrepreneur wants to sue the U.S. government for $65 million. George Clooney, call your agent.

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Bow to the King

    Or, why we love Barry Bonds, even when he's a royal Jerk

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    Battle Belli

    The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli

  • News

    August 18, 1999

    Welcome Home

    How shortsighted neighborhood activism fuels the city's housing crisis, and pushes the best of San Francisco deeper and deeper into the suburbs

  • News

    December 3, 1997

    Poisoned Probe

    How police bungled the exotic poison-for-profit case known as Foxglove

  • News

    April 16, 1997

    Asphalt Field of Dreams

    Located just blocks from downtown, the San Francisco Recreational Vehicle Park is home to tales of wonder and redemption. It will close in the fall.

  • News

    October 2, 1996

    They Can't Be Giants

    In the clubhouse, the press box, the seats, malaise pervaded this season's swan song

  • News

    March 20, 1996

    Masters of Disaster

    The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook

  • News

    August 9, 1995

    The Mission Blue Mission

    Saving the habitat of an inch-long violet butterfly, the endangered Mission Blue, is the starting point of a many-sided battle for dominance of San Bruno

  • Calendar

    July 19, 1995
  • News

    May 3, 1995

    Dollars Without Sense

    For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture

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