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 >>
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 >>
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 >>