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  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Hemp Farming In California Is Alive ... If the Feds Allow It

    In the marijuana family, hemp is the Jan Brady to cannabis sativa's Marcia. Hemp is boring. It doesn't get you high and doesn't smell quite as nice, but it sure is awfully useful. Rope, soap, fuel and food can all be gleaned from the lone American commodity that's legal to buy, sell, import, and exp ... More >>

  • Film

    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Hemp Farming Still Illegal, Obama Provides Convenient Scapegoat

    If and when Tea Party hero Sen. Rand Paul visits San Francisco and goes shopping, he'll find friendly faces in the aisles of Rainbow Grocery more quickly than he will any Safeway (especially the Castro location). In addition to the destruction of all government, the Kentucky Republican has legislate ... More >>

  • Film

    July 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Argentina! Clay Aiken! Toilet Water!

    In Argentina, homosexuals can now tango and marry​This week Argentina's senate voted 33 to 27 in support of marriage equality and now it's legal down there. Frankly, I don't know a lot about Argentina. Apparently, it's winter there now. Isn't that fascinating?

  • Film

    April 7, 2010
  • News

    April 22, 2009
  • News

    July 2, 2008

    Stealth Bloggers

    Posing as journalists, bloggers got paid to write positively about Mark Leno.

  • Music

    April 2, 2008
  • News

    August 29, 2007

    The Daly Show

    Even in a summer of discontent for San Francisco progressives, bad-boy supervisor Chris Daly remains unbowed

  • News

    September 27, 2006

    The Chron Behind Bars

    A judge has ordered two Chronicle reporters to serve time unless they divulge their source on Bonds' steroid use. Do you think they should be made to spill the beans?

  • Film

    June 28, 2006

    Fun With Flesh Wounds

    The epic poem Beowulf gets the Monty Python treatment

  • News

    November 16, 2005

    A Bridge Too Far

    The Chronicle's series of stories on Golden Gate suicides goes "radioactive."

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Pacifists for War

    How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back

  • Film

    September 14, 2005
  • Film

    May 18, 2005

    Home Fires Burning

    A soldier returns a changed man in the gripping Danish drama Brothers

  • News

    April 13, 2005

    Asymmetric Warfare: The Game

    Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go

  • News

    September 15, 2004

    Making Kerry Kerry On

    What will it take to make John Kerry mad enough to speak the plain truths that will win the election?

  • Film

    April 14, 2004
  • News

    January 28, 2004

    A Question of Risk

    Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms

  • News

    January 21, 2004

    Surprise!

    If you think S.F. is ready for a terrorist attack even two years-plus after 9/11 think again

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2003
  • News

    June 25, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of June 25, 2003

  • News

    June 11, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of June 11, 2003

  • News

    May 28, 2003

    Big Doctor Is Watching

    As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.

  • News

    December 18, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of December 18, 2002

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    The International Poindextering of Poindexter

    Is it good or bad if 124 Web sites around the world post the home phone number of the architect of Total Information Awareness?

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Not Your Mother's Peace Movement

    Major anti-war groups change strategy, hoping to win over mainstream voters the Bush administration can't ignore

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    700 Years of 9/11

    Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Rich Conspiracy

    Unless there's been a Newsom/Getty/bin Laden/Bush plot of some kind, how could voters support Care Not Cash?

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Peace Wars

    The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    Chump Changes

    Journalists are playing into the hands of George Bush when they unthinkingly insist that everything is different since Sept. 11

  • Culture

    October 24, 2001

    Emmy or Not to Emmy?

    That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel

  • Culture

    October 17, 2001

    Reel War

    The Army and Hollywood join hands to wage virtual, bloodless battles.

  • Culture

    October 10, 2001

    Arabian Knight

    Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs

  • Culture

    October 3, 2001

    The Brave and the Bold

    On Sept. 11, the world needed superheroes. They found them not in comic books, but in real life.

  • Culture

    September 26, 2001

    Law & Disorder

    As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Crushing a Contrarian

    The "patriotic" squelching of Bill Maher is a scary sign of an emerging groupthink

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The Tangled Path to a Response

    As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The Dilemma of Sara Jane Olson

    With an October trial in the offing, prosecutors had every intention of proving that Symbionese Liberation Army member Sara Jane Olson was a domestic terrorist who helped plant bombs under police cars 26 years ago.

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    Yellow-Bellied Journalism

    Hearst executives' behavior in the Examiner sale was nothing less than cowardly

  • News

    November 17, 1999

    Agent Provocative

    In the 1960s Anthony Poshepny was a CIA operative whose macabre Southeast Asian exploits drew comparisons with Col. Kurtz, the megalomaniacal anti-hero of Apocalypse Now

  • News

    February 10, 1999

    M

    As they explore M-theory, will Bay Area physicists earn the eternal glory sure to reward the inventors of the Theory of Everything?

  • Film

    July 8, 1998

    American Nowhere

    Hal Hartley on realism, surrealism, and Henry Fool

  • News

    May 27, 1998
  • News

    December 10, 1997

    Splendor in the Court

    How lavish can $20 million in cost overruns make a federal court- house? Let's start with the $33,000 desk.

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1997
  • Film

    February 28, 1996

    Anchors Awry

    Up Close and Personal sinks lower than the intellectual wasteland of the TV news it depicts

  • News

    April 26, 1995
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