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  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Salvatore Cordileone: Gay Rights Advocates Will Protest Archbishop-Elect Installation Mass

    Next Thursday, Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone will be installed as the San Francisco Archdiocese's Archbishop. Over the course of his career -- which began at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Calexico, a border town 122 miles east of San Diego, with a population that's 97 percent Latino -- Cord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Occupy SF: Protesters Take Over Catholic Church Building

    ​Occupy SF is back in action -- and just in time for Easter! The group last night stormed a vacant building that is reportedly owned by the San Francisco Archdiocese, which they plan to turn into a "permanent occupation" for the city's homeless. Now why didn't Gavin Newsom think of that one?The pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Stolen Church Bell Recovered

    Found!​Earlier this week, we told you about the "metal monsters" who ripped off a historic church bell from St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. Well, now police are happy to report that they have located the 5,300-pound copper bell in West Oakland.According to Officer Albie Esparza, investigato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    "Metal Monsters" Steal Copper Bell from St. Mary's Cathedral

    ​Nothing is sacred anymore -- especially if it's two and a half tons of valuable metal.The moral qualms of stealing from a church didn't stop the thieves who snatched a 5,300-pound copper bell from St. Mary's Cathedral over the weekend.Police said Monday that a tourist reported the historic bell, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Body, Gun Found in Western Addition

    ​Traffic was backed up early this morning near Geary Boulevard after a pedestrian spotted a body in the street by St. Mary's Cathedral. The body was found in the bushes near Geary Boulevard and Gough Street at about 7:30 a.m. Police have very few details about the incident; however, Officer Albie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio, S.F. Firefighters Killed in Blaze, Honored (Slideshow)

    Crowds filled St. Mary's Cathedral Thursday night to honor Lieutenant Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio who died while fighting a home fire in Diamond Heights last week. Thousands are expected at the funeral services today at 12:30 p.m. The California Highway Patrol will close down parts of Intersta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Street Closures and Traffic Disruptions Due to Firefighter's Funeral

    View S.F. Street Closures in a larger map The service for fallen San Francisco fire fighters Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio will take place at 12:30 at St. Mary's Cathedral, with a funeral procession to follow shortly thereafter. The map above shows the street closures as announced by SFPD. A fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    S.F. Firefighters Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio's Funeral Draws Thousands

    This morning at St. Mary's Cathedral, thousands of people gathered for the funeral of San Francisco firefighters Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio -- marking the fourth time in the past 20 years that the life of a San Francisco firefighter was honored at that location. Democratic leader Nancy Pelos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio, S.F. Firefighters Killed in Blaze, to be Honored Friday at Funeral

    Tony Valerio​San Francisco Fire Department will gather on Friday to honor two of their own who were killed while battling a blaze at a Diamond Heights home last week. Lieutenant Vincent Perez, 48, died Thursday after the fire and Anthony "Tony" Valerio, 53, was pronounced dead on Saturday morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Alex Fagan Funeral Today: Commuters Advised to Avoid Gough and Geary

    Alex Fagan​Alex Fagan, the decorated former chief best recalled for his and his son's role in the city's bizarre "fajitagate" scandal will be laid to rest 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Cathedral.Lest passers-by think uncharitable thoughts about the departed Fagan for an event truly beyond his contr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Dianne Feinstein Was Against Kamala Harris' 'Strong Track Record' Before She Was For It

    An unlikely ally?​In an effort to combat the mudslide of Republican money pouring into California to fund attack ads on San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris in the California Attorney General's race, the Harris campaign today released a "statement" from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein."Kamala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    S.F. Pro-Lifers Will Train To Channel Angel Gabriel This Weekend

    Susan StefanskiAngel Gabriel​ For many single gals in San Francisco, a dude in an angel costume attempting to dispense advice for her pregnancy would seem like a creative ploy for pocket change. Halo headgear a la the biblical Angel Gabriel are optional for the throngs of local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    S.F. Assessor Phil Ting Takes on the Catholic Church Tomorrow Morning

    Nobody expects Phil Ting!Tomorrow morning, assessor Phil Ting will be arguing in front of the San Francisco Appeals Board that the Catholic Church owes San Francisco up to $15 million in transfer taxes -- one of the largest tax bills in the city's history. The hearing will be held at 1 South Van Nes ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2009

    Gimme Shelter

    Musician once played for the homeless as charity. Now he is homeless.

  • Culture

    September 13, 2006
  • News

    August 11, 2004

    Love on the Run

    How a combination footrace and frat party became one of the best places in the city to hook up

  • News

    May 21, 2003

    See No Evil

    S.F. Archbishop William Levada styles himself as a leading advocate for openness among Catholic leaders on the clergy sex-abuse issue. So why doesn't he practice what he preaches?

  • News

    July 26, 2000

    Pants on Fire

    How the San Francisco Fire Department turned a manageable house fire into a lethal disaster -- and then tried to cover up its firefighting mistakes

  • News

    August 28, 1996

    Totems Are Taboo

    But if the court's crucifixation is overblown, let a thousand icons bloom

  • News

    March 13, 1996
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    July 26, 1995
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    February 22, 1995
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