Medical Marijuana Fight May End Up At Supreme Court ... By The Time We Are All Really Old.San Francisco attorney Matthew Kumin was defeated this week, when his lawsuit that challenged the feds' recent crackdown on state-legal medical marijuana dispensaries was dismissed by a federal judge in Sacr ... More >>
"A country road. A tree. Evening." So go the opening stage directions of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, one of the most important plays of the 20th century. But if the set description seems minimal, Tides Theatre's interpretation of them is anything but.
"It's almost like you can see the tr ... More >>
Sipple in actionToday is Oliver W. Sipple Day in San Francisco, which honors the man who in 1975 lunged to grab the arm of Sarah Jane Moore when he saw her aiming a 38-caliber pistol at Gerald Ford outside the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.No, S.F. is not gaga over the half-term president. I ... More >>
Our federal tax dollars are going where?This week's Matt Smith column describes how con man Paul Noe II is back to his old practice of persuading seniors to enter into financial transactions they don't fully understand, ones that stretch what the law allows, and which stand to benefit Noe and his ... More >>
Taylor FriedmanRomeo de Fernandez, 91, survived the Bataan death march. But now, he says, his own government is shortchanging him.Philippines-born Romeo R. de Fernandez, 91, served in the United States military and defended Manila during World War II. In 1942, the Japanese Imperial Army took him ... More >>
Coming to a San Francisco park near you?
It took a plummeting economy and disastrous wars in the Middle East to make America awful enough to rise up above centuries of racial strife with the election of Barack Obama, The Onion reported Nov. 5.
In San Francisco, it has taken a half-billion-doll ... More >>