AFI's Davey Havok has probably had more hairstyles than Nikki Minaj has wigs. There's been the Danzig Devilock, the Morrisey Quiff, the Morticia Addams, helmet hair, the emo sweep, weird Flock of Seagulls fluff-related experiments -- Havok has done it all. And in an interview with Rolling Stone this ... More >>
Maybe it's the helicopters flying overhead from April to November, or maybe it's their cash crop. Whatever it is, marijuana growers love rumors. And a big one -- that the United States attorney had convened a grand jury, and was poking around state-legal medical cannabis operations, looking for crim ... More >>
Man, it's hot right?! Now that we're closing in on Day Three of this heat wave, we've rounded up some recent SFoodie posts guaranteed to help you cool off. We've got one more addition: Walking over to Arlequin's patio in Hayes Valley where we're writing this, we passed and couldn't resist Smitten Ic ... More >>
The one-of-a-kind cooperation between medical marijuana growers and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Department -- which legitimized cannabis cultivation in the eyes of the law and saved the jobs of deputies facing layoffs -- is at risk, pending the outcome of a court case.Since 2010, Mendocino Cou ... More >>
Whole lotta irrigation goin' on in Napa.Irrigation is plainly a function of the modern world. Though the ancient Romans built spectacular gravity-driven aqueducts, drip irrigation for agriculture was not invented until the late 1960s in Israel, and only in the 1970s did water-bearing pipes a ... More >>
Kevin HendersonEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic ZerosThe Railroad Revival Tour: Mumford and Sons Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Old Crow Medicine Show April 21, 2011 Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Oakland Better than: a Bible thumper in a cat house. Here's an idea: Get three great bands to ... More >>
Whereas California needs money from potOperating a medical pot farm is no small feat -- especially when we know there are plenty of police and prosecutors who aren't, ahem, kind to the industry. But growing this cash crop could become even more costly and no safer under new legislatio ... More >>
"No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant." Kevin Reed sells medical cannabis. Lots and lots of it. He sells it for $35 for an eighth of an ounce, delivered anywhere in San Francisco. Why shouldn't he? As the Green Cross delivery service president, Reed pays ... More >>
Perhaps Kamala Harris made her 'major announcement' in L.A. because of the George Lopez factor...As expected, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris declared victory in her race for Attorney General this morning in her "major announcement" this morning in Los Angeles. "I stand before you t ... More >>
Growers who cashed in on illegal pot now welcome legalization and taxation.
Screaming Females play tonight at HemlockThere seems to be something cheap for everyone this lovely first weekend of June. Art openings, the ultimate underground foodie event, plenty of live music and D.J.s ready to vie for your attention -- and it's all for less than the cost of a quality six-pa ... More >>
fassetthound/FlickrDinner-party centerpiece: The goat's head.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Got your goat: Bay Area Bites' Stephanie Rosenbaum reports on weekend flay-date The Butcher, the Chef, and the Goat, the first in a series of dinner-party collaborations by Avedano's Dave Budwort ... More >>
A cult novel must continue its search for a worthy film adaptation.
mendonews.wordpress.comMendocino grow room: Puff, puff, pass? Not so fastIt's not easy being a district attorney, especially in a mostly pot-friendly place like Mendocino County. Whatever law enforcement priorities you follow, it's guaranteed you're going to piss off one group while pleasing another ... More >>
Oy, Clara, you shouldn't know from the answers to such questionsLong ago, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait pondered why Col. Oliver North showed up for his televised Congressional grilling in uniform -- even after being dismissed from the military. "I've been fired from many a job," noted Goldthwait. "But ... More >>
Inside Outerlands (4001 Judah), a welcome new addition to an increasingly more charming collection of businesses on the last few blocks where Judah ends at Ocean Beach, the use of mixed wood helps continue the feeling of water, sand and salty air. Soups, salads and sides are the name of the g ... More >>
Bust out the bubbly, Saturday's Valentine's Day!
A new documentary about populist preacher Jim Jones is a fascinating portrait of folly and power
Americana/Folk/Country DJ/Turntablist Electro/Electronic/Experimental Hard Rock Hip Hop Indie Rock/Noise Pop Jazz Soul/R&B World Music Music Video
A play that tries to explain the lure of Jim Jones' infamous People's Temple
After 25 years, R&B crooner Lord Nasty is finally getting his message heard: Everything's better with a big, fat dick in your mouth
Why a Bay Area microbiologist turned to the New Age art of building labyrinths -- by hand, out of dirt
How four tiny Indian tribes, with help from powerful gambling interests, are trying to transform the Bay Area into a slot machine Mecca
Santa Rosa's charismatic Catholic bishop got busted shaking down a priest for sex. But he had friends in high places -- and they served him well.
Denis Johnson's latest play takes us halfway to hell
Cult novelist turned playwright Denis Johnson debuts his second play at Intersection
Mendocino Brewing Co.'s Eye of the Hawk Ale
State laws regulating vocational schools have been gutted. Disadvantaged students are paying the price.
Forgive and Remember
Bouncers vs. fans as Slayer pounds the Troc: A field log
The bust of LSD bagman Waldron Vorhees, aka Captain Clearlight, opens a windowpane on the city -- and on the narco-cop nincompoops
Mendocino publisher Bruce Anderson is smart, sophisticated, and savage
CONSPIRACIES BY THE BAY!!!