Obviously an S.F. Giants postseason run wouldn't be nearly as fun without a suitably themed local rap song to go along with it. So here, fulfilling that need, is the great Bay Area rapper E-40, remaking the ubiquitous "Function" into a team anthem that shouts out pretty much every orange-wearing S.F ... More >>
The Obi-Wan Kenobi of police brutality. A Tea Party Republican in lefty San Francisco. Pot smokers who fought the law -- and won. They're all crowded into the latest edition of SF Weekly.Ever wonder who teaches cops to manhandle street punks? In this week's cover story, Matt Smith profiles Don Ca ... More >>
Hey, look! It's an 'Everyman!' In a front-page story this morning on how "palpable" public outrage pushed a settlement in the BART labor situation, the Chronicle quoted all the usual suspects. But it continued to give an awful lot of credence to "Web forums" and the commenters on its Web site as ... More >>
While most of us live on the outskirts of the social media landscape, tweeting the occasional brain fart and using facebook to update our relationship status, there are a select few who choose to take their engagement with the networks that be to a whole new level. For those special people who th ... More >>
A friendly game of chess makes for arresting theater
George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
A media chain buys a local television station. Employees worry. Oh, the horror.
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The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?