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    April 11, 2014

    Overzealous Prosecution, Not Marijuana Charge, Could Get NorCal Teen Deported

    Wingnuts are frothing at the mouth today over the plight of a Northern California teenager, whose life is seriously fucked up right now, thanks to a marijuana charge. The possible deportation of Saira Munoz "back home" to Mexico is in headlines across the world, with the New York Daily News and UK ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Six Reasons We're Really Glad Jon Bon Jovi Is Not Dead

    ​Earlier this week, you may have seen the online rumor -- clearly started by some evil, ungrateful little trolls -- that Jon Bon Jovi was dead. Before we knew it, the news had spread all over Twitter, and Bon Jovi fans the world over had commenced crying into their puffed up, acid-washed denim jac ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Big Reforms in the Egg Industry, Big Scandal in the Competitive Eating World

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Good news for egg lovers. After almost a decade of activism, the Humane Society of the United States, an animal-welfare group that is not connected to local animal shelters, has f ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Britain's Daily Mail Rips Off SF Weekly Cover Story

    SF Weekly's U visa story, for all your churnalism needs.​Browsing our Google alerts this morning, we came across an eerily familiar story about U visas -- "The 'crime visa': How 18,000 illegal immigrants got legal status by being the victim of crime." Oh, wait: This was actually our cover article ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    The Casual Fan's World Cup: You're in "Sam's Army," and the War on Noise

    Make it stop​Editor's note: From time to time, The Snitch, being at best a casual fan of World Cup soccer, will provide glimpses into the experience of same.  US Team has No Nickname but Fans Are an Army; Ban on Plastic Horn Causing Horrible Buzzing Noise Begged For The Casual Fan left stam ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Is San Francisco's Dog-Cat-Rat Man Facing Overseas Competition?

    Is a stack-off looming?We have borne witness to sweetness incarnate.Two days ago, the Web site of the UK's Daily Mail featured a gem of an animal story. Apparently Freddie, a Jack Russell terrier who for five years has been riding atop a Shetland pony named Daisy, is passing his equestrian skills on ... More >>

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