Andrew Luck, former Stanford quarterback and soon-to-be NFL draft pick, is about to become a multi-millionaire this week -- and he's already started trying to protect his business.Earlier this month, he filed a cease-and-desist letter against Leaf Trading Cards, which sells a card featuring an actio ... More >>
This week Republican presidential cult favorite Ron Paul will campaign through California, with stops at well-known party school Chico State, as well as UCLA, and Berkeley. While the venues reflect Paul's solid and passionate base among college kids, a closer look at Paul's donor list shows that the ... More >>
Thanks, Republicans.House Republicans delivered a gut-punch to their nemesis Nancy Pelosi Thursday with a proposed $15 million cut in funding for the Presidio, a national park that's long been Pelosi's pet project.In order to wean itself off federal funding, the former U.S. Army base has become a ... More >>
It pains us, Dear Reader, to ask the question. We like Berkeley. It has nice fruit trees and bright college students. But ask we must, because the Berkeley City Council has given us no choice.I mean, come on. When you schedule votes on two resolutions -- one supporting alleged Wikileaker Bradley ... More >>
You and I are passing through history. But the Tonga Room? It is history.The term "only in San Francisco" is overused. That's a given. But, honestly, in how many cities would one open the paper to read about a brewing preservation battle between developers and tiki bar enthusiasts -- with the cit ... More >>
Three guards employed by Akal Security, a prominent New Mexico-based corporation that contracts with federal courthouses around the country, are making some pretty shocking claims about their employer and workplace -- the Northern District Court in San Francisco.
Their complaint, filed rec ... More >>
The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es