North Carolina's most notorious nut job, Pastor Sean Harris, would be disappointed to learn that not only do we not beat the gay out of our kids in California, but we really aren't interested in trying to "cure" them either.In other words, gay kids will be gay kids. At least that's what Sen. Ted Lie ... More >>
You might want to think twice before posting that video of your cat "dancing" to a Lady Gaga song. Not just because nobody wants to see it, but because it might earn you a few years in the Federal pen. Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee recommended a bill for the Senate that would ma ... More >>
Does this mean you could be governor AND smoke pot?Just like the industrious Walmart worker in Michigan, YOU, too, can get fired from your job for using medical marijuana -- even if you are employee of the month. Which clearly makes no sense, considering medical marijuana is legal. That's why Sen ... More >>
Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S.A. Lose your love. Break the law.
Weather Underground leaders claimed their bombings were devised to avoid bloodshed. But FBI agents suspect the radical '70s group killed an S.F. cop in the name of revolution.
Last month, we reported on a Mark Leno bill introduced simultaneously in the Assembly and Senate -- a "joint resolution." The moniker was especially fitting, however, because the resolution supported medical marijuana users, and called for an end to the federal crackdown on dispensaries. Well, when ... More >>
Sindre SkredeToday the House Judiciary Committee is hosting a hearing to consider the Performance Rights Act. One activist's missive suggested the act would cost indie radio stations an additional $1000 a year and force DJs to submit monthly reports of everything they've played. It's therefore being ... More >>
A judge has ordered two Chronicle reporters to serve time unless they divulge their source on Bonds' steroid use. Do you think they should be made to spill the beans?
Sen. John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped his presidential bid. Donations from special interests haven't hurt, either.
Parents who refuse to pay child support don't have much to worry about in California. Or, for that matter, San Francisco.
Fundamentalists want to ban same-sex marriage. All across California, people are mad as hell. So how come nobody's doing anything about it?