Back in July, we reported a brief story about Parks Code 7.08(d), an obscure rule that "dictates public assembly areas" for the city's parks. According to the law, which was established in 1981, demonstrations were prohibited in spaces outside those areas when a permitted event -- like a Ringling Br ... More >>
A few weeks ago we wrote about a group of animal rights activists that filed a lawsuit against the city claiming the Parks Code is unconstitutional ("Free Speech: Activists Challenge Parks Code's Protest Rules").
They were seeking to protest a Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey circus in Union Squ ... More >>
Now, this is all for the best of causes...People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has worked out an unspoken deal with society. They parade around comely young women wearing next to nothing. And we pay attention to the spectacle and take in PETA's accompanying message. Yes, that was PETA lend ... More >>
Over the weekend, Scott Linehan, the 49ers' preferred choice to coordinate the team's once-proud (read: Not so proud anymore) offense surprised the team by offering the thanks-but-no-thanks. Turning down the job was an eyebrow-raiser -- but not so much as the excuse he offered: "The timing isn't rig ... More >>