Last month we moved readers with the touching story of Maloos, the deeply troubled Iranian cat who was found stuck to the pavement in the streets of Tehran. Maloos was rescued and later flown to San Francisco where he has been treated and loved back to health. Maloos' sad story clearly pulled at ple ... More >>
If anything is going to help thaw the icy relations between the U.S. and Iran, it's going to be a damn cute cat.Both the people of America (specifically San Francisco) and Iran have set aside politics to help save this deeply troubled cat named Maloos -- who, when you think about it, is a Persian ca ... More >>
freethehikers.orgShaneThe last two University of California jailed hikers have reportedly hopped a flight out of Tehran and are en route to America. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who were convicted this year in Iran for spying on behalf of the United States, were seen by reporters leaving Evin pri ... More >>
Jeffrey GrossmanHypernovaThe Action DesignHypernovaThe Yellow DogsThee Parkside9 p.m., $8Indie rock has become so washed out in recent years that it's a challenge just to stay awake through many songs, never mind whole albums. Through the Chaos, the full-length debut by Hypernova, is a thrilling ... More >>
CultsSo there's this 22-year-old rapper from Vallejo named Moe Green. He tweets every 10.5 seconds, rhymes about how he wants to be famous like the Rock -- yes, the pro wrestler -- and was recently named one of the Top 10 up-and-coming local rappers by the radio station KMEL. Our Dave MacFadden-E ... More >>
Not to be judged by its cover...If you're short on funds and think you know more about religion than a former Utah jihadi turned self-professed man of peace -- have we got a deal for you! Iranian-born Nader Pourhassan will pay $1,000 to anyone who can find mentions in the Koran of 26 verses many ... More >>
"One Day: A Collective Narrative of Tehran" @ Intersection For The ArtsTaraneh Hemami of San Francisco and Ghazaleh Hedayat of Tehran teamed up to curate "One Day: A Collective Narrative of Tehran," describing life in the city through the eyes of its artists. The show (at Intersection For the A ... More >>
Double-busted...It turns out that, this weekend, the Iranian solidarity protesters weren't the only ones supporting copious amounts of green paint on their hands. Flashing a peace sign while your hand is doused in verdant shades of green can get you killed in Tehran. Here -- in different circumst ... More >>
Richard BuiIt's a protest double-header starring Jeff Adachi and the Iranian people...The beleaguered demonstrators of Iran could use a good public defender these days -- but, beyond that, we never thought to connect the totalitarian crackdowns in Tehran and the ongoing game of budget chicken betwee ... More >>
Anna McCarthyValet?Bike parking was scarce at a City Hall hearing this morning as bike advocates arrived downtown in droves donning helmets and fluorescent pink identification stickers reading, "Double the number of bike lanes." Although helmets, U-locks, and other bicycling accessories abounded, ma ... More >>
And you thought the streets of Teheran were bad. Today, Broke-Ass Stuart launched a jihad against SFoodie for using the term "broke-ass" in a title for our cheap eats feature (Broke-Ass Foodie). On Twitter, BAS told his, um, 239 followers to raise a stink: What's up with SF Weekly biting my steez? ... More >>
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