There was controversy when Oakland announced that it would hire William Bratton -- former police chief in Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles -- to help improve the city's police department. For the most part, the controversy took two forms. Firstly, there was the issue that cash-strapped Oakla ... More >>
Will Ron Paul Supporters Follow?For all the love showered upon him by cannabis and hemp activists, Ron Paul was always going to be a bitter pill for liberals to swallow. On the surface, the straight-talking Texan sounded good for voters weary with mainstream party choices: The long-tenured Congressm ... More >>
Californians would have loved 2002 Mitt Romney. That guy was the bleeding heart who pushed universal health care in his state; the conservationist who would attack a coal plant by saying "I will not create jobs that kill people!"; a man who signed a Planned Parenthood candidate questionnaire affirmi ... More >>
Cake offers straight women a comfortable woman-friendly place to be sexy. So why does it feel so retro?
Infiltrator goes to a teen abstinence educators' conference -- and gets laid!
Week of Wednesday, December1, 2004
Are you an apologist for Democratic Party aspirations? Do quiz, find out.
Happiness is a warm guitar
Who Still Wants to Be a Millionaire?; Bush Leads Prop. L by 337 Votes; Readers’ Freeway Comments
While feminists loudly celebrate the 25th anniversary of legalized abortion, quiet changes in the medical landscape make the procedure less and less available
Jo Carol Pierce on the gospel, Texas, and 157 boyfriends
For every direct action against an abortion clinic staged by Operation Rescue, expect an equal and opposite reaction by the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights.