Pharmaceuticals Sector

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Major Drug Company, Plans to Leave Bay Area

    Japan's largest drug manufacturer will be closing its research lab in South San Francisco come next January. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited will be consolidating its two California subsidiaries into one office based in San Diego. The South San Francisco-based lab opened in November 2007, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Gilded Lily, a Flossy Tipple at The Alembic Bar

    ​This week's sunny skies called for a little splash of flash without spending too much cash. Luckily, the soon-to-expand Alembic Bar is equipped to provide such a service to the thirsty in search of sparkle via its Gilded Lily.  "There are things in life that require little adornment, but we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Psychedelic Pickled Quail Eggs at Alembic

    Carina OstTrippy eggs, man!​For those of us unfortunate enough to miss the Haight in its heyday, we feel nostalgia we can't explain every time we're in the neighborhood. In the swinging '60s, we were nothing more than an egg in our mother's ovary waiting to meet our father's sperm. We're glad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    A Monthly Celebration of Bartending OCD

    ricepinky r./Yelp​Savoy Cocktail Night at the Alembic Where: The Alembic, 1725 Haight (at Cole), 666-0822 When: Sun., Jan. 30; starts at 6 p.m. The rundown: Once a month at the Alembic, the normal cocktail menu disappears, replaced with copies of The Savoy Cocktail Book, a 750-recipe to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Drug Disposal Bill To Be Introduced Tuesday -- Whether Gavin Newsom Likes It or Not

    Note: unused pills do not make appropriate Christmas gifts.​Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi has called off negotiations with drug manufacturers, and will on Tuesday introduce legislation setting up an industry-funded program encouraging consumers to return unused prescription drugs to pharmacies.With Ma ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Southern Exposure, the Alembic's Free Radical Fighter

    Tamara Palmer​The Alembic's version of the classic Southside cocktail includes a weirdly harmonic vegetable addition. Junipero gin, mint, lime, and sugar ― the typical ingredients ― are enlivened by a shot of fresh celery juice, upping the refreshment factor while creating an electric colo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Alembic Rolling Out Barrel-Aged Beer Menu

    ::novocainated::The menu will gradually add all manner of wood-aged and wood-finished beers.​The Alembic is a respite from Upper Haight's head shops and spare changers with adorable pit bull mutts. But the bar known primarily for distinguished cocktails and tasty vittles will soon be offering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Free Pulled Pork Sliders at Alembic Today, Starting at Noon

    ldandersen/FlickrAs of yesterday, Alembic is serving lunch daily.​Upper Haight's Alembic (1725 Haight at Cole) is serving notice that it's now offering lunch seven days a week by handing out free pulled pork sliders today, starting at noon. The new lunch program kicked off yesterday, actually; ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2009
  • Music

    August 10, 2005

    Misc. Reviews

    If it's kinda, sorta music-related, we'll review it. This week: Team Ouch!

  • News

    March 27, 2002

    Staying Alive

    An AIDS vaccine should be our government's highest priority. So why is one researcher forced to seek funding from the War on Terrorism?

  • News

    July 14, 1999

    Sticking Point

    An AIDS vaccine designed by renowned researcher Don Francis is in final testing. The Plague could be over - but the gay and scientific establishments are utterly unenthused.

  • News

    May 12, 1999

    Drug Warfare

    A Marin pharmacist sticks up for the little guys, and gets run over

  • News

    September 10, 1997
  • News

    July 3, 1996

    A Wasting of Time

    An existing drug offers hope for AIDS wasting syndrome -- if you can get it

  • News

    September 20, 1995
  • News

    September 6, 1995

    Topic of Cancer

    South San Francisco biotech firm Genentech just says no to women battling breast cancer

  • News

    August 16, 1995

    As They Lay Dying

    Breast cancer activists rage at Genentech for withholding an experimental drug

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