When backpacks are outlawed, only outlaws will have backpacks.
That'll be the case at the forthcoming Bay to Breakers. Runners (and onlookers) at the May 19 footrace/seven-mile crosstown bacchanalia may or may not be clothed. But backpacks are verboten.
So are any large bags, containers (think: ... More >>
Last month, the Chronicle published an eye-opening story alleging Muni squandered $37 million in anti-terror grants on cameras it largely wasn't using. Perhaps the most jarring allegation, however, is one that Muni quickly copped to -- it shunted $5 million in federal anti-terror money into rail rep ... More >>
Kristina WertzThanks to Kristina Wertz, legal director of San Francisco's Transgender Law Center, Transportation Security Administration managers at Los Angeles
International Airport will undergo mandatory sensitivity training as part of a legal settlement.Wertz' client, Ashley Yang, was fired l ... More >>
TSA Doesn't Want to Reveal What It's RevealingAs it turns out, when Big Brother is watching he doesn't have to reveal what he sees.In the latest chapter of TSA v. The rest of America, a federal judge ruled that the Transportation Security Administration doesn't have to turn over the 2,000 images ... More >>
Hieroglyphics of early man or TSA scan images? We knew the TSA was sensitive about this whole scanner thing, but not this sensitive: This morning, SF Weekly got a phone call and a wrist-slap from the Transportation Security Administration's press department. It turns out the TSA doesn't like the ... More >>
We've heard stories before of people reporting their exes to immigration officials, but a couple of psycho tales in the news today one-upped that revenge tactic.In San Francisco, a person reported to police that a 25-year-old female Hispanic friend sent out a desperate text message that she was b ... More >>