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    March 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Oakland Police Department Has a Long Road to Reform, Feds Say

    The Oakland Police Department is getting bad press -- again. Since January, the department has been operating under threat of federal receivership, and the latest report from the their federal monitor, Robert Warshaw, reveals that photos defaced in a "racist, insulting, and inappropriate" manner wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Seven Ways The Phantom Menace Could Be Fixed

    George Lucas finally gets it. Sort of. The flannel-abusing 67-year-old director recently told The New York Times Magazine, "Why would I make any more [Star Wars movies] when everybody yells at you all the time and tells you what a terrible person you are?" But just when you thought he was taking h ... More >>

  • Film

    August 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer-Winning Reporter Who Came Out As Illegal Immigrant, Worked For the Chron

    Vargas was a Chron editorial assistant before he was famous​A Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter at The Washington Post came out in a story in the New York Times Magazine published online Wednesday as an undocumented immigrant. Jose Antonio Vargas is a Filipino national who climbed this countr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Gavin Newsom "Blindingly Handsome" to New Yorkers

    We cannot see!​Gavin Newsom never got along with the local press, especially when asked about uncomfortable topics. Actually, he seemed to prefer to get into huffy fights with them, or attempt to bite their microphones. But the New York City press loves our ex-mayor. The New Yorker wrote a feature ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Wikileaks' Julian Assange and NYT's Bill Keller Trade Barbs at UC Berkeley

    Matt Smith Assange via skype ​Julian Assange is a paranoid, misguided, smelly bag lady -- not an open government hero. And New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller? Well, he is a cynical dissembler interested more in covering his own ass than telling the truth.A couple hundred journalists, incl ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 17, 2010

    Masterminds 2010

    Meet the talented Bay Area artists competing for our $2,500 grants.

  • News

    September 9, 2009

    The Wrong Stuff

    Candidate Newsom is “narcissistic,” “thin-skinned,” “disloyal,” and “friendless.” And that’s from his former supporters.

  • News

    April 22, 2009

    Whipped and Gagged

    Is government spending obscene? Well, it paid to train S&M filmmakers.

  • Music

    February 27, 2008
  • Film

    December 26, 2007

    The Way He Lives Now

    As Daniel Day-Lewis' fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness

  • News

    April 11, 2007

    Union Disunity

    The secret deal worked out between SEIU bosses and nursing home owners denies union members the right to speak out, strike, or protect patients

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    Say-It-Ain't-So Joe

    Why does Joe Morgan -- the best second baseman in history and a prominent TV broadcaster -- hate Moneyball? And Billy Beane and his Oakland A's? And you, too, if you think the statistical revolution that's overwhelmed Major League Baseball has any

  • News

    February 18, 2004

    Enslaved in Palo Alto

    A domestic worker from Kenya has accused her employer -- a prominent African journalist -- of human trafficking

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    First SF Weekly Sharpie Literary Awards

    DISCUSSED IN THIS REVIEW: Cons, Scams & Grifts, 2001, Mysterious Press, Confidence, 2003, Lion's Gate Films What Should I Do With My Life?, 2002, Random House

  • News

    April 9, 2003

    Risk Reassessment

    As the Bush administration scares America witless, San Francisco might offer a model for living well in the shadow of apocalypse

  • News

    July 25, 2001

    Out With the New, In With the Old

    The fear of change has been an ongoing parable of San Francisco. The city needs a new parable.

  • News

    July 11, 2001


    After a 70-year hiatus and a confrontation with the world, the Makah tribe resumes its communion with the gray whale

  • News

    March 14, 2001

    Magazine Dreams

    Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?

  • News

    July 14, 1999

    Sticking Point

    An AIDS vaccine designed by renowned researcher Don Francis is in final testing. The Plague could be over - but the gay and scientific establishments are utterly unenthused.

  • Calendar

    May 26, 1999
  • Film

    May 13, 1998

    The Larry David Show

    A movie about something, sort of

  • News

    March 11, 1998

    Conspiracy Weary

    Joey Skaggs, media prankster, strikes out

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