Contrary to what you might quite reasonably expect, Parisian post-surf-rock outfit La Femme is, well, not very feminine at all. Besides a variable cast of sultry chanteuses, the group comprises three to four vaguely shadowy young Frenchmen who, to hear them tell it, spend most of their time in a ... More >>
Recycled water isn't emanating from those sprinklers in San Francisco. But it did in the days of yore. Last night, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission held its first public meeting regarding a proposed water recycling plant in Golden Gate Park. The $150 million plant would treat 2 milli ... More >>
Dispensary moratorium: Latest political fad?One by one, across California, the lights are winking out.In city after city, town after town, patients who had dared hope they would at last have safe access to the medicine recommended by their physicians are having those hopes dashed by politic ... More >>
heather/FlickrHeart of the City market: Low carbon footprint?Agoraphobic? Is it raining out? Or maybe you're just too lazy to drag your ass to the farmers' market. Spud, the largest organic food delivery service in North America, can hook you up. But is that entirely a good thing? It is if convenie ... More >>
Turns out that wouldn't have been a bad idea after all Funny how being broke changes your perspective on things. Not so long ago, a goodly number of Californians still seemed to believe that marijuana made you behave like flesh-eating zombies as depicted in the now-laughable film Reefer Madness. Yet ... More >>
igougo.comIf you're a medical marijuana patient, Oceanside may decide on Wednesday that it doesn't want your business. Or your crime, or your noise. Wait, what?Oceanside, like 110 or so other cities in California, may impose a (temporary, they say) ban on medical marijuana dispensaries until the cit ... More >>
Is the San Francisco sewer system in dire need of repair, or is this just another way to get taxpayers' money? Find out where you stand!
Why the three San Francisco music scene vets who make up Virginia Dare have happily retired to home and hearth
When it comes to sewers, San Francisco just can't get its shit together
Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.
For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.