There's an old saying that goes, "dating is a blood sport." This proved to be very true for one not-so-lucky woman. According to police, a 20-year-old woman who was attempting to ask another woman out got punched in the face. Some time around 1:30 a.m., the woman approached the other gal on the 21 ... More >>
Today, protesters came at Mayor Ed Lee from all sides -- literally. On the Van Ness side of City Hall, a mix of Bay Area residents, politicos, and average Joes, gathered to oppose the mayor's controversial Stop & Frisk idea. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Hall, residents rallied against Lee ... More >>
Police have arrested a second person, appropriately enough named Thomas Weed, in connection with a drug lab that exploded in the Ingleside neighborhood last week. Weed, 26, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of recklessly causing a fire that burned a 12-year-old boy when he and 32-year-old ... More >>
Police say they have arrested a San Francisco mother in connection to yesterday's house explosion that sent both mom and a 12-year-old boy to the hospital with burns. Sgt. Daryl Fong tells us that police arrested 33-year-old Angelic Cisneros yesterday afternoon on suspicion of recklessly causing ... More >>
S.F.'s employment rate is relatively good, but city leaders can still create more jobs. Here's how.
Mysterious organizations in the Bay Area profess to be advocating for liberal causes. In truth, they appear to be part of a secretive group with a bizarre radical past.
Last week we reported on how "Dr." John Getzow -- a serial evictee profiled in an SF Weekly cover story -- successfully stiffed the eighth San Francisco landlord to sue him for nonpayment of rent. We speculated we'd see Getzow's name come up again before too long -- and we were right. But we were su ... More >>
It was Candide's grating mentor Pangloss who opined that our noses are shaped as they are so as to better accommodate our eyeglasses. If Voltaire had been writing American cop shows in the 1970s instead of French social satire in the 1750s, Inspector Pangloss would have put it this way: Car hoods ar ... More >>
A nurses' union joins antidevelopment forces to prevent a new hospital from being built.
Progressive San Francisco may be a card-carrying pro-choice city where abortions are readily accessible. But just because a hipster chick can wear a snarky T-shirt that could very well get her burned at the stake in more conservative zip codes hasn't erased abortion's taboo within the city's ... More >>
Expectant mothers are losing an option to birth babies naturally and activists are charging it is more about money than safety
Anti-cult crusader Ford Greene and the town of San Anselmo are staging a nasty public fight over Greene's strident anti-Bush political signs. But is that an old religious enemy we see behind the curtain?
She's smart, she's experienced, and she's running for DA. But she's Willie Brown's ex-girlfriend, and her opponents are trying to crucify her for that.
The enormous costs -- human and financial -- of bad drivers and lax discipline at the San Francisco Municipal Railway
How Naiveté, greed, and the new new thing brought Brown & Toland, San Francisco's largest doctors' group, to the verge of bankruptcy
Miffed citizen advisers want city Health Plan chief fired
Why San Francisco's Byzantine school desegregation program systematically fails the children it was designed to help