San Francisco police say it was 58-year-old Jennie Zhu who allegedly plowed down a minivan last Friday, killing 16-year-old Kevin San and critically injuring his mother and sister. Zhu was booked into San Francisco County Jail Friday and charged with vehicular manslaughter and two traffic infracti ... More >>
Romana MachadoBattlehooch at Bottom of the Hill Friday night.Battlehooch Nobunny Exray's The Downer Party Friday, February 25, 2011 @ Bottom of the Hill Better than: Ice-skating down Lombard Street. Word from various authoritative sources assured me this all-ages show would be a rowdy stain ... More >>
News this week of Adam Wheeler, the 23-year-old who lied his way into Harvard and almost into Yale, brought back fond memories of Azia Kim, the dorm-squatter who was discovered posing as a Stanford student two years ago. We have to ask: Who's the better college hoaxer? TV movie-ready back st ... More >>
Carnivores get mad about meatless Mondays.
When you take away food like this, the terrorists winColorado Bank VP: "I've attended my last meeting In San Francisco!" Illinois Financial Adviser: "I"m going to start conducting my business meetings in Napa Valley!"As official exhortations go, Supervisor Sophie Maxwell's recent non-binding Meat ... More >>
Tonight the San Francisco school board prepares to make a momentous decision on the final fate of JROTC in city schools -- in effect deciding whether the political agenda of the district will opt students out. So, it's worth noting that no less a bastion of liberal educational policy than The Chroni ... More >>
Former USF student Ryan Caskey (left) is accused of rape. Texas' Ryan Caskey (right) is accused of impersonating a police officer.The Dallas Police Department confirmed to SF Weekly that Texas fugitive Ryan Caskey -- a man accused of falsifying a police and military background and arresting suspects ... More >>
USF undergrad Ryan Caskey, left, seen here with his ROTC colleagues, is accused of four campus rapesOne of George Carlin's lesser-known jokes was a fake news item about a tollbooth collector being arrested after years of systematically pouring boiling oil on drivers' hands. It seems he was tracked d ... More >>
S.F. Republicans’ prescriptions for an ailing party By Peter Jamison I spent the momentous night of Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, in an unlikely place — among Republicans in San Francisco. To observe the city’s longtime political minority watching their party recede to a minority nationwide, I vent ... More >>
Troublemaker H. Brown makes trouble in District 3 supes race.
How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back
A fiery SRL show, Miss Eva Von Slut, a pancake juggler, and more
Artist Jona Frank shows her series of revealing portraits taken at high schools around the country
There're not enough buglers and honor guards to keep pace with dying vets
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art