An effort to at last regulate California's medical marijuana industry -- something a local lawmaker has been trying to do for nearly his entire term in office -- is back again, and this time, with a heavy hitter in its corner: The federal government. After setbacks in May and in 2012, Assemblyman T ... More >>
By RACHEL SWAN Bay Area Freshmen 10 Class of 2011 Star Cypher Rafael Casal, Richie Cunning, Mike-Dash-E, Show Banga, Young Bari, Damey, Young Gully, Lil Rae, Symba, Cousin Fix, Nikatine Da King, Shady Blaze, Erik Tha Jerk, Mistah FAB, Stevie Joe, Big Rich, Bailey Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 Brick & Mortar ... More >>
The man who was shot early Wednesday morning at the Sunnydale Housing projects has died. Medical authorities have identified the victim as 22-year-old Darius Williams of Pinole.According to Officer Albie Esparza, police were called to the 100 block of Blythedale just before 6 a.m. on reports of a ma ... More >>
Those who listen to KALW on their way to work in the morning have probably already heard the station's weather guy explain over and over again how it's going to be raining all week. Of course, he says all this before chirpily adding, "And boy do we need it." But what we don't need is more traffi ... More >>
Cops busted a gang in Contra Costa County, arresting 35 people and seizing 135 pounds of crystal meth, the office of Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today.So-called Operation Red Reach, which concluded today, was a coordinated effort by state and local law-enforcement authorities. Police ... More >>
Kevin Y./YelpOkay, so we do have an Olive Garden out near S.F. State.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Yesterday at LA Weekly's Squid Ink, SFoodie's sister food blog with the WTF name, editor Amy Scattergood passed along a list from Nation's Restaurant News of America's 15 favorite casual- ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Well, SFoodie wishes we had some heartwarming tale to tell you, since it's been a slow day for restaurant news.Paolo L. of Grub Street learned that Neldam's Danish Bakery in Oakland has closed ... More >>
Wallpaper.s Eric Frederic is an unstoppable viral music producer. But can the incessant songwriting, video blogging, and booty tweeting make him a star?
Punctuation maven Jeff Rubin bakes up a questionable cakeThis week, Jeff Rubin wants you to bake a cake in the shape of a colon. Yes, you read that right. The Pinole resident is the brains behind National Punctuation Day -- mark your calendars friends, it's Thursday -- which the former New York P ... More >>
Another Fleet Week has come and gone in San Francisco. Was it an intrusive distraction or a welcome reminder of our country's military might?
Where if you don't like a dish, you're not screwed -- you're blessed
Ring Master; Salt in the Wound; S.F.: 237, N.Y.: 1
Foreign workers coming into the country for high-paying tech jobs often bring wives with them. When these women are beaten and abused, they have nowhere to run.
An out-of-state company mismanaged its Mill Valley nursing home, then closed it down, casting dozens of elderly patients to the winds. Within months, 10 of them were dead.
While feminists loudly celebrate the 25th anniversary of legalized abortion, quiet changes in the medical landscape make the procedure less and less available
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?