A time traveler from, say, the Renaissance era or the Hellenistic period, would immediately find two things strange about our beloved present. First (in no particular order): Michele Bachmann. Second: "Wait, people are paying money to run in place and lift heavy things?"Everything else would sort of ... More >>
Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's belated decision to accept a plea deal ends the increasingly lurid trial surrounding his alleged New Year's Eve manhandling of his wife. If Mirkarimi is hoping to keep any further testimony regarding who's been hiding whose panties in his house or affidavits question ... More >>
David Burgin is legendary as a rough-and-tumble newspaper editor. But the legend is full of astonishing contradictions, and its last chapter may include the outcome of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by one of his proteges at the Oakland Tribune.