This Sunday, July 21, is National Ice Cream Day. It sounds like a totally fabricated holiday, a step away from something like a Beef Week that's touted by the Beef Council, but Ronald Reagan actually declared it so by presidential proclamation in 1984. So it's pretty legit. Around town, some of S.F ... More >>
Heather Meader-McCausland grew up in rural Alaska, 100 miles above the Arctic Circle, and in Sonoma County, Calif. She was born to Elaine and Fred Meader, the filmmakers who produced the Alaskan documentary "Year of the Caribou," so nobody was surprised when she picked up a camera. Her photo exhibit ... More >>
Mexicans top the list, but the Soviets aren't so far behind. Yesterday, we told you about California being a national leader when it comes to the number of criminal aliens incarcerated in our state prisons. It turns out that very few of those criminal aliens hail from San Francisco. Criminal alie ... More >>
Coming Wednesday to Yerba Buena GardensThis really is a case of life imitating art -- so long as you're willing to permit the "art" classification to be applied to video games. It seems that a rally against North Korea has been orchestrated to take place in San Francisco Wednesday by video-game c ... More >>
If the detritus littering your e-mail account's Spam filter at all resembles SF Weekly's you're seeing a curious uptick of Spam hailing from the Former Soviet Union. What does that make it -- "borscht"? Yet while it's apparent these unwanted Cyrillic entreaties are ostensibly meant as a proposal ... More >>
Through a tumultuous history emerges a satisfying food.
The Mission's Ritual Coffee Roasters takes its java very seriously
Urges awakened by a trip to Russia are satisfied locally at the Cinderella Bakery and Café
Schizo paints a harrowing portrait of the former Soviet state
Soviet film satire, organ plaster-casting, and animal 'toon carnage
A subjective history of American communism in the Cold War era
That'll be $20 million, please
Roxie benefit documentaries, electro-punk Bitches, and a Tribute to tribute bands
Practical dreaming in CCAC's new show
When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.
Don't Take This With You to Your Polling Place Nov. 6; War Is Bad. Or Good, Depending.
Fierce prey. Spiritual brother. Ecological bellwether. The majestic gray whale inspires awe, conflict, and troubling environmental questions from the icy seas of Russia to the warm lagoons of Baja.
Revolutionary Communist Party
While condemning India for its nuclear testing, the U.S. government quietly funnels billions to research programs aimed at creating an ever-more-virulent nuclear arsenal
A surprising look at gay and lesbian life in Russia
Kavkaz's Armenian menu could use some cross-cultural pollination
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?