Alameda County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested a Castro Valley man earlier this week after they discovered two alarming things: 1. 34 pounds of marijuana, and 2. a five-foot long alligator guarding the stash. Curious sheriff deputies dropped by 32-year-old Assif Mayar on Mount Jasper Dr. aroun ... More >>
Arthur's tortoisenappers wouldn't have got away if they'd stowed him in one of theseThe thief who stole Arthur the 50-year-old California desert tortoise from The Randall Museum March 10 apparently changed his or her mind. On Saturday left the 12-pound animal was deposited in the museum's lobby w ... More >>
Here at SF Weekly, we place a high value on San Francisco's humble DJ tastemakers. But we also place high honors on music geeks whose sense of humor (and Jay McInerney appreciation) is as evident as their vinyl instinct. All this makes post-punk/disco/no wave/krautrock/etc/etc/etc DJ Tristes Tropiqu ... More >>
It's hardly smut, but still sexy -- and thought-provoking
The Chronicle's series of stories on Golden Gate suicides goes "radioactive."
Dog Bites tags along for a Kafka-esque encounter with the FBI
Week of October 22, 2003
Special effects aren't necessary to make Les Liaisons Dangereuses current
In which we troll the warm city for cooling scoops of ice cream
A folk icon looks back at the highlights of her career
At Petchitecture, a charity event where architects and design firms build and auction animal habitats, the animals, of course, dress up.
Why do books and other art forms remain so separate?
The Holiday Robot Games and Expo offers fascinating projects, promising students, and unsettling premonitions
The gloriously unambitious world of John Patrick McKenzie, who doesn't care that he's a rising star in the visual arts. And who, as it happens, is autistic.
Jon Brumit and Marc Horowitz have made it their business to be the best-known art idiots in San Francisco.
So ... y'wanna ride a Big Wheel down Lombard?
"Yes Yoko Ono" is surprisingly good
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland
In the middle of the tug- of-war over artists' books
How a tiny, impoverished Indian tribe managed to persuade a city, a powerful union, and the U.S. Congress to let them build a Nevada-style casino in the East Bay
Facing East Dance & Music's new piece
Vive La Révolution
Bullpen Coach Carlos Alfonso could be the hardest-working, and least prominent, San Francisco Giant
Traveling room to room in the Columbia, a Tenderloin SRO, shows that fixing a building up is one thing. Repairing broken lives is another.
Dead Man Walking airs both sides in the moral dilemma of capital punishment
Cafe Chaise offers jazz and a Mediterranean spin on its French-California fare