Good day! Maggie Q goes topless to get people to eat less meat. If only it were that easy. See also: Biscuits, Bakesales and Babycakes S.F.! Kristen Bell Loves Pigs, Sweet Potatoes Love Chocolate, and This Squirrel is Like "OMG" Quinoa Controversy, Sriracha Soy Curls, and You Can Now Officiall ... More >>
There are so many reasons not to live in the far-flung communities of the Central Valley -- bad schools, bad husbands, and really bad credit. Oh, and those uninvited cougars -- there's another reason. Turlock resident Tami Mendonca was doing some yard work at her home on Sunday morning when she hear ... More >>
Hello, friends! There are some cool events this weekend! This Sunday, Harvest Home is having a barn bash! The barn bash is in celebration of their new barn, home to the newly rescued Turlock hens. As a city kid, I'm not sure what a barn bash entails, but if there are fiddles involved, consider me ... More >>
Get excited, San Francisco! Chef Ayinde Howell and his revered vegan pop-up restaurant Wildflower are coming to town! Chef Ayinde hosted Wildflower in New York last year, and I was able to attend one night. It was awesome! So I highly recommend you check this out. The menu includes Jamaican Slide ... More >>
Lots of legal 'verbiage' has been expended...A Stanislaus County Judge this week ruled that the state university system broke the law by obscuring how much money -- and how many bendy straws -- it shelled out to lure Sarah Palin to CSU Stanislaus for a June fundraiser. Judge Roger Beauchesne issu ... More >>
With Sarah Palin due to speak at CSU-Stanislaus today, students at the Turlock campus tell SF Weekly that they're essentially being barred from their school. "They've fenced in our campus. Students and faculty are not welcome on our own campus," said Ashli Briggs, a senior and vocal critic of Sta ... More >>
Guess it was a $93,000 wink after all...Soon, American political journalists will someday be replaced by:A. Newswriting softwareB. TwitterC. Anonymous European hobbyistsReaders of a story from today's Los Angeles Times have reason to believe the answer is "C."A Thursday Times story with the headl ... More >>
Will these hotel offers bring Sarah Palin running?Earlier today we reported that the alleged super-secret tab for Sarah Palin's speaking engagement at CSU-Stanislaus is $93,000 -- including a fat $18,000 for transportation and accommodations. We have nothing but fond memories of Turlock, Calif. - ... More >>
Sarah better run ... because Leland Yee is chasing down her finances Did Sen. Leland Yee just evoke Watergate in his ongoing quest to discern how much California State University-Stanislaus will pay Sarah Palin for a forthcoming speech? You betcha. When it was last month announced the former Repu ... More >>
After scoring big with "Two Buck Chuck," renegade vintner Fred Franzia once again has Napa Valley's wine burghers in an uproar
Week of Wednesday, September 29th, 2004
The Environmental Defense Fund embarks on a national campaign to shame San Francisco into restoring the other great Yosemite valley, Hetch Hetchy. But is shame really a good political strategy?
Is it smart to jump into the Bay Guardian's version of public power, without even studying whether it will save money?
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?