When we reported on the Oakland Soldiers summer league basketball team for our June feature, Swoosh Dreams, its best player, Aaron Gordon, was sidelined with a broken foot. It's second best player, Jabari Bird, was also out with an injury.
So when the Soldiers took the court against the Houston Ho ... More >>
As You Like It In the Clouds: Tiger & Woods, Laura Jones
March 31, 2012
The W Hotel
Better than: Yet another all-nighter in a converted warehouse.
The As You Like It collective has only been going for about a year and a half, but in that short time, the loose-knit mélange of electronic DJs and pr ... More >>
Fashion faux-pasNow that we think about it, it was about this time last year that Giants closer Brian Wilson started growing his now ubiquitous black beard. He had told his fellow teammates that he'd shave it when they lost -- and well, that day never came.So now, a year later, Wilson talks about ... More >>
"Shoe game is crazy but still elegant/With my Jordan threes, boy, I'll stomp you like an elephant." So spits Honor Roll Crew member Josie Stingray on her new, free-to-download, Trackademicks-produced song, "Josie." One of the Bay's brightest and feistiest upcoming rappers, we got the self-co ... More >>
Brian YaegerIn 2009, craft beers and ales were big news in San Francisco and beyond, with upscale restaurants turning to cicerones (beer sommeliers) to design menus. Brian Yaeger, the San Francisco author of Red, White, and Brew, put on beer goggles for SF Weekly's Joe Eskenazi to examine the ... More >>
There appear to be no in-betweens for Gavin's hairstyles, as revealed by this photo from the Newsom scrapbookThe photo of Mayor Newsom on the front of the Chron this week as a snot-nosed tyke in a sailor suit certainly livened up the Monday BART commute. The fun continued in learning that ... More >>
In a landmark case, Amanda DuValle, allegedly brutalized in Nicaragua because she is a transsexual, escaped deportation from the U.S. by invoking the U.N. Convention Against Torture. But if she won, why is she still in jail?