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  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Michael Arrington's Rhetorical Jiu Jitsu

    ‚Äč The defense that Michael Arrington and TechCrunch have mounted against charges that the tech-news site has violated ethical norms comes down to: "Trust me." But of course, that won't cut it. As with laws, ethics rules exist because people can't be trusted to always police themselves. Even if m ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    Transit Spotting

    A transportation activist points to inefficient and costly projects like the Central Subway.

  • News

    December 3, 2008

    Car Alarm

    After saying for decades that treated "shredder waste" from junked cars and old appliances was safe, state regulators now admit it isn't.

  • News

    March 5, 2008
  • News

    December 12, 2007

    Unhealthy Union

    Could there be a secret deal with Arnold on health care that will inflate union rolls?

  • Film

    August 15, 2007
  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Aim Low

    The nation's biggest player in the apartment rental business has found huge profits in low-income housing

  • News

    September 4, 2002

    Poisoned Gods

    As museums return stolen religious artifacts, Native Americans are learning that their most sacred objects may kill them

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    Brownout at SFO

    Mayor's attempt to end-run city voters on runways-in-bay reflects dimming of his political star

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Slow Sailing

    With prodding from Congress, plans to transfer Hunters Point Shipyard land to San Francisco are inching along

  • News

    November 21, 2001

    Crying Whale

    Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Shame and Courage

    The Navy's unconscionable nuclear recklessness and dissembling at Hunters Point should draw the attention of Congress

  • News

    April 11, 2001


    A successful, prolific inventor reveals how not to create a new product

  • Calendar

    June 16, 1999
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    March 17, 1999
  • Music

    July 15, 1998

    Brian Wilson, Reconstructed

    For his first solo album in a decade, the creative force behind the Beach Boys recovers both himself and his music (sort of)

  • News

    January 10, 1996

    Off-Base (Part II)

    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

  • News

    May 31, 1995

    One World, Under Gorby

    Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?

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