Amazing news broke today that Dunkin' Donuts, the Massachusetts-based purveyor of extremely decent coffee and glazed foods, will be making a foray into the Golden State. It's difficult to understate how strongly New Englanders feel about Dunkin' Donuts. There's a shop on every corner; when in the Ea ... More >>
Joy of Cooking's first taco recipe (1964).While researching this week's review of Tacko, the Nantucket-themed taco shop in the Marina, I started asking around to find out the history of the anglo taco. Now, Nick Fasanella's crispy tacos have far more complex, Mexican-inspired flavors than the rec ... More >>
It's like Arizona and San Francisco in oneOne Southern California pol is sick and tired of the Democrats up in Sacramento -- tired of the "pillaging" of local governments and worse, the left-wing policies that dominate the blue state. That's why he's dusted off that tired proposal to let Southern ... More >>
Mexicans top the list, but the Soviets aren't so far behind. Yesterday, we told you about California being a national leader when it comes to the number of criminal aliens incarcerated in our state prisons. It turns out that very few of those criminal aliens hail from San Francisco. Criminal alie ... More >>
You keep growing, they keep seizingSeizures Rise Under Obama Administration as Cops Bust More Plants Than Ever.The marijuana-related headlines on Wednesday were hogged by a report, issued by a private "cannabusiness" company, that says sales of medical marijuana nationwide will top $1.7 billion t ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.
A cunning American boy becomes a Mexican Cartel soldier and East L.A. executioner.
Inmate Lonnie Morris is a role model, antiviolence program leader, and darling of the media. But will the parole board see past his crime?
Los Angeles County District Attorney's OfficeD.A. Steve Cooley (left) and City Attorney Carmen Trutanich: They'll keep busting dispensaries no matter what the City Council says!It was a petulant fit of pique, certainly entertaining, and potentially hilarious -- if safe access for so many medical ... More >>
Two rebels take on America's most beloved computer company.
Dispensary moratorium: Latest political fad?One by one, across California, the lights are winking out.In city after city, town after town, patients who had dared hope they would at last have safe access to the medicine recommended by their physicians are having those hopes dashed by politic ... More >>
familydocs.orgDr. Tom Bent, president, California Academy of Family PhysiciansRiverside newspaper the Press-Enterprise reported yesterday that "observers don't expect a flood of applicants for medical marijuana cards" even though challenges by San Diego and San Bernardino counties to California ... More >>
A man who pursued illegal immigrants for deportation found himself handcuffed by the feds and accused of impersonating a federal agent
Kirby Dominant brings together niggaz and white girlz
Deceased journalist Joe Dignan led coverage of California's movement toward gay equal rights
A chat with the man who does nothing, all day long, for the Department of Homeland Security
Bagpipes, Robert Burns' poetry, haggis, and about a million kinds of scotch
Lawyers for hundreds of sex-abuse victims have California's Catholic dioceses in a dire financial bind. Can church leaders finagle an escape, or are they ...
Frank Moore's Cherotic All Star Band provides nudity, music, cerebral palsy, and, perhaps, art
Legalizing baby dumping might feel good, but is it smart?
Bad music. Bad press. Bad hair. Sammy Hagar's heard the insults. But for the Bay Area's Red Rocker, the best revenge is living well.
Sculptor Brian Goggin throws art out the window
New statistics contradict Jordan's spin on homeless crackdown