Eat your heart out, Betty Crocker. SF Weekly met Steve Smith of HopeNet inside the dispensary for an old-fashioned hand-pressed hash-making demonstration. The clicking you can hear in the background is photographer Gil Riego, Jr.'s camera; he captured images of the hash-making process. The demonst ... More >>
Concentrated cannabis hash, kief, and oil — has special purposes.
The city would prefer HopeNet's Steve Smith -- and his buddy -- to stay right where they are. And only there.South of Market's been a de-facto "containment zone" for medical cannabis dispensaries for a variety of reasons: The still-gritty neighborhood has cheaper rents, more vacant storefront ... More >>
Who wants some?They shut down the hash bar.High Times shut down HopeNet's hash bar. SF, your hash is too much for High Times (or at least its legal handlers).
A newly minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame offers an occasion to look back on the career of Journey. That's right, Journey.
Week of June 4, 2003
George Brooks holds a summit meeting of American jazz and Indian classical music
How to avoid being an ugly American -- or worse, an ugly, stupid American -- overseas
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