Last year Muni came under fire, not only for being perpetually broke and late, but also for trying to plug some of its budget woes with pro-Israeli advertisements that suggested Palestinians were savages.
At the time, Muni, which has a policy against running political ads on its buses, defended it ... More >>
Interestingly enough, people are more likely to associate the year 2011 with the Occupy movement than they are with the assassination of America's favorite person to hate, Osama bin Laden -- and that should tell you something about the state of the American consciousness. But this anti-big bank m ... More >>
UCinternationaWhen Showtime aired a preview for The Franchise in April, the Giants were only two weeks into the MLB season and still riding high in defense of their World Series title. Back then, the show looked like a window into the lives of baseball players, rather than a rough-and-tumble vie ... More >>
Meet Sohaib Athar. Until very recently, he's quietly used Twitter to tell about his life as an IT consultant living in Pakistan under the name @ReallyVirtual. On early Sunday morning, however, he seemingly (and unknowingly) Tweeted the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, as it happened, in Abbo ... More >>
Does everyone want to live in Marin?
The Center For Investigative Reporting, the Berkeley nonprofit that recently formed a team of sleuths to take up where downsized California newspapermen and women left off, came out slugging earlier this month. It published a scintillating piece demonstrating ... More >>