Yesterday, BART unions held a press conference where reporters gathered to learn that workers are still not happy with the way things are going at the bargaining table. Among the many complaints, union folks slammed BART's chief negotiator, Tom Hock, saying he's being totally unfair and has a histor ... More >>
Hollow-point bullets have a pit at the tip, which makes them look a bit like tiny steel smokestacks. When the bullet hits a target, pressure builds within the pit and pushes outward against lead walls, causing the bullet's surface area to expand and leave a greater trail of damage within the target. ... More >>
San Francisco's Hyatt Hotels and the labor unions are once again bickering about best practices. Back in July, if you'll remember, hotel workers picketed outside the Grand Hyatt Union Square, protesting difficult working conditions and calling for a boycott of the chain. This time, the dispute is ... More >>
Live 105's BFD, with Jane's Addiction, Garbage, Cake, fun., Neon Trees, and more Saturday, June 2, 2012 Shoreline Amphitheater Better than: Listening to Live 105 for 12 consecutive hours. True to its name, Live 105's BFD was a big fucking deal yet again this year. We're talking more than three doz ... More >>
Occupy is doing something besides squatting A few weeks ago, we got a real kick out of the fact that Occupy Oakland deposited a $20,000 donation it received into Wells Fargo -- one of the many big banks the movement has been actively protesting since September. Say what you want about Occupy  ... More >>
As far as protests go, Saturday's sit/lie protest may have been one of the more comfortable the city has ever seen. Protesters squatted up at corners around the city in defiance of the proposed ordinance that would make it illegal to recline, lounge, perch, or otherwise plunk oneself down on the ... More >>
In San Francisco, lizards, rodents, and vicious Chihuahuas have all been declared service animals.
In the age of terror, are the people who make fake identification documents for the Hispanic community noble public servants -- or national security risks?
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.
In the name of fiscal prudence, Congress has ordered that a whole class of poor, troubled children be "redetermined"
With the advent of new federal welfare rules for elderly immigrants, S.F.'s oldest and poorest are running out of time
New law axes disability benefits for alcoholics, addicts; advocates fear homelessness upsurge