Plastic bags have unintended consequencesSan Francisco public officials love -- and we mean really, really love -- to dabble in bold social experiments. Whether they're trying out a novel scheme for government-controlled electricity service, legally enshrining the right of cats to keep their nail ... More >>
Sometimes ... and I want to make it very clear that this is not drug-induced ... I don't think San Francisco is a real city at all. I think that maybe we're a Lego city, populated by Weebles.
It makes as much sense as anything Sophie Maxwell's said lately.
Why would I think this? Well, h ... More >>
Monday, March 30, 1 p.m. - Land Use & Economic Development Committee
I'm thinking of holding a garage sale. My worldly possessions -- not to brag -- include a bag of kumquats, a DVD of Waking Life, a book of commonly used Scottish phrases, and a bottle of something that this guy on the corner ... More >>
If there were ever a week when nobody gave a damn about local government -- this is it.
Today, of course, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so all city officials are staying home to have dreams.
Tomorrow is Barack Obama's inauguration, when he will save us all.
This week, David Chiu doesn't seem ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
Keeping with tradition, the Supervisors have taken a holiday weekend and turned it into an extended vacation. Their justification this time is that they all need the extra two days off to go see "Milk." Last year, it was to stand in line and buy iPhones, and the year before th ... More >>