The Lake County News fought the law and won. In January, the local news site's founders, Elizabeth Larson and John Jensen, sued Lake County Sheriff Francisco Rivero for discrimination, claiming that he was shutting them out from public information because the outlet published "unfavorable" article ... More >>
Lake County Sheriff Francisco Rivero hosts an hour radio show called "Straight Talk With the Sheriff." An August Sac Bee profile described him as "brawny and mustachioed," "a maverick who walks tall and shoots from the lip," and a man who's "been called a thug, a liar, a bully, a cowboy and the Cuba ... More >>
California Attorney General Kamala Harris might be launching an investigation into whether former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger improperly used state resources to carry out his now-legendary extramarital dalliances, according to news organizations.Let's qualify that: This information is coming from ... More >>
Let me preface this by saying that the new Prince biography isn't especially good, insightful or interesting. Jason Draper pretty much digs through the same scant published interviews that fuel all bios of our Purple Sex Dwarf. Draper appears not to have interviewed anyone himself, and every thir ... More >>
How sick is he?Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly left the Stanford Cancer Center in Palo Alto yesterday, which has reporters asking how sick is he?Photos that the National Enquirer published took of the frail and gaunt looking Jobs as he left the medical center are spreading across the web. All of th ... More >>
By Lauren Smiley Usually SF Weekly lets its stories speak for themselves, yet the op-ed in the Guardian attacking my "Border Crossers" cover story last week -- comparing me to Jerry Springer and the Weekly to the National Enquirer -- calls for a response. My story took a critical yet sensitive loo ... More >>
Two thieves, six actors, and one enduring Mission District legend
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Estradasphere's epic new recording, Buck Fever
Charles Mee's plays can be funny, but here the humor comes too late
And God created swinging
John Flanagan and Nina Gold star in Summertime
Readers and S.F. Art Institute students respond to our story about the controversy surrounding performance art student Jonathan Yegge
Larry Flynt's outing of powerful Republican hypocrites has the GOP fearing political ruin before the Y2K elections. An inside look at what makes Flynt's investigative team tick.
A rolling battleship is the next project for the man who brought us the world's largest motor home. Even after 60 years and a heart transplant, the ideas just keep coming.
And Stanford's Dr. Peter Sturrock wants something done about it
The stereotype may be racist and classist, but that hasn't kept a generation from embracing the white trash aesthetic -- a disposable culture populated by trailer parks; junk cars; big hair and gaudy makeup; loud, angry music; and empty beer cans -- and i