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  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Inside the California Food Revolution with Joyce Goldstein

    Joyce Goldstein and her new book Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness (University of California Press) was toasted at a chef-tastic event at Perbacco restaurant this week. The California food revolution has been not-so-quietly changing the way w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    DJ Nihar Shares An All-Vinyl Exclusive Mix and His View on Underground Parties

    As co-founder and record selector of parties Haceteria and Warm Leatherette, DJ Nihar is known for throwing underground events which explore the history of techno, house, and rave music. Launching his DJ career as an avid record collector asked to play hip-hop at house parties, he soon felt compelle ... More >>

  • News

    February 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Will New Online Impersonation Law Kill Faux Twitter Accounts?

    Illegally funny?​Since the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, it has been a misdemeanor in this state to malevolently impersonate someone on the internet. The "Malicious E-Personization Bill" authored by Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) outlaws the impersonation of another person on the web for the p ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    U.C. Regents Boot Documentary Filmmaker Ric Chavez From Meeting

    No cameras, pal!​University of California police and U.C. officials barred an independent filmmaker from a Regents meeting in Mission Bay today after police said he was filming "security arrangements" of the campus cops. To turn the molehill into even more of a mountain, state Sen. Leland Yee, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Jennifer Azzi Named USF Coach. Maybe Now She Won't Get Booted From Press Room.

    Jennifer Azzi's sterling basketball credentials won her the top job at USF. But they didn't impress everyone...​The University of San Francisco today announced it has named Jennifer Azzi as the new coach of its flagging women's basketball program. Bay Area residents may recall Azzi as the very bes ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2010
  • News

    February 24, 2010

    Dead Sea

    An unpublished study shows the surprisingly lethal effects of the Cosco Busan oil spill. Why are government scientists helping the ship's owner keep it a secret?

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    U.C. Employees' Picket Line Blocks Out Gavin Newsom

    Will HarperIf ever you were looking to keep Gavin Newsom away, scare up a picket line Employees of the University of California vociferously protesting proposed fee hikes and furlough days had an unforeseen consequence on the plans of one Mayor Gavin Newsom -- who may or may not have a Santa Clara U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Earth's Richest Man World's Greatest Newspaper? Damning San Francisco Archive Suggests it's a Match Made in Hell

    As Sunday news reports described Mexican monopolist Carlos Slim Helu's bid to become the largest shareholder of The New York Times, readers and staffers were no doubt wondering precisely what kind of scoundrel he is.Everyone knows Slim controls Telmex, the politically connected monopoly that has dri ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2008

    Change Hasn't Come to S.F.

    Blacks should look to Washington and not to City Hall for hope.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008
  • News

    February 27, 2008

    Supes Spread Manure

    Their anti-Newsom campaigning is preventing more affordable housing

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008
  • News

    September 12, 2007

    Hospital's Hindsight: 20/20

    Hospital removes man's cancerous prostate. Two months later, doctors say he didn't have cancer after all

  • News

    July 4, 2007

    Mother Nature or Nurture?

    The question of whether to begin saving creatures and habitats from climate change

  • News

    February 15, 2006

    Extra Credit

    Is outgoing school Superintendent Arlene Ackerman worth a huge severance package and $45,000 in credit card charges? Find out where you stand!

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    The Chronicles of Ridicule

    Only the San Francisco Chronicle makes so many mistakes that it is forced to waste paper partaking in meta-meta-journalism

  • News

    August 17, 2005

    Remote Controlled

    Will a new generation of curbside sensors end our parking problems -- or help the government monitor our every move?

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, May 5, 2004

  • News

    September 10, 2003

    Connerly's Con

    Ward Connerly says his new anti-racism initiative won't have any real impact on California. Critics beg to differ.

  • News

    August 27, 2003

    News That Fits

    Is shorter ever better? Yes, when it's on the front page of the Contra Costa Times.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003

    Best City Run

    Hint: It Ain't Along Marina Boulevard

  • Film

    April 2, 2003

    Hearts and Minds

    Why Michael Moore's Academy Awards rant shouldn't have surprised anyone

  • News

    February 26, 2003

    The Fix Is In

    At least that's what Janet Campbell claimed about construction bids at UCSF, where she soon found herself out of a job

  • News

    October 9, 2002


    In S.F.'s political fight game, all the contestants are ignoring a national biotech debate that could put the local economy down for the count

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    The New Defenders

    An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Burning Mad

    Deciding they just wouldn't take it anymore, Bayview citizens stopped a Navy plan to incinerate toxic gas at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • Film

    July 3, 2002

    Independence Day

    The good news: A major studio turned his book into a movie. The bad news: Hardly anyone will ever see it.

  • News

    March 20, 2002

    No Parking Zone

    UC's Hastings College of the Law proposes a huge Tenderloin garage; most everyone else gags

  • News

    December 26, 2001

    The Perfect Crime

    As we're now finding out, Gov. Davis may be the only one who won't have to pay for his mishandling of the energy crisis

  • News

    October 24, 2001

    The Anthrax Detector No One Wants

    In Berkeley, researchers have found a way to identify deadly spores, which could lead to simple, smoke detector-like devices. So why isn't anyone interested?

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Night Crawler

    Past Perfect

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Ca$h for Genes

    After billionaire pedophile Larry Hillblom died, illegitimate children began stepping forward to demand part of his estate. It took cutting-edge genetic sleuths to prove that they were, indeed, to the mogul born.

  • News

    September 8, 1999

    Dirty Laundry

    Literally and figuratively, the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger gets fouler every day

  • Film

    August 18, 1999
  • Music

    June 30, 1999

    Honky-Tonk Angles

    Western swing musician Johnny Dilks plays scholar to California's country music past and suggests its future, if Charlie Louvin has anything to say about it

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    Trench Warfare

    Do you know which streets will be torn up on any given day? Of course not. Neither does the city. SF Weekly's Lisa Davis maps out the mayhem.

  • News

    November 12, 1997

    Let's Make Appeal

    UCSF-Stanford merger challenged directly in appellate court

  • Calendar

    September 17, 1997
  • Calendar

    March 5, 1997
  • News

    January 29, 1997
  • Calendar

    November 13, 1996
  • Calendar

    October 16, 1996
  • News

    October 9, 1996

    Don't Tread on Meat

    Hot dog store thrives in vegetarian vortex

  • News

    May 1, 1996

    In Sickness and in Wealth

    It's merge or be merged out for teaching hospitals like Stanford's and UCSF's

  • Calendar

    January 31, 1996
  • News

    August 23, 1995
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