Danny Roman was convicted of first degree murder in 1984. He is serving a life sentence at Pelican Bay State Prison, 350 miles north of San Francisco and 700 miles north of his hometown, Los Angeles. But from his maximum security perch near the Oregon border, federal authorities claim, Roman, an al ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Wish List for 2012: Optimists say that if you want to have your dreams come true, you should write them down. We frankly doubt that elucidating the things we want to happen in S.F. music in 2012 will make them come to pass. But then it's not like things ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Looking Back on 2011: A lot happened in Bay Area music in 2011 -- and not all of it had to do with a female rapper from Oakland called Kreayshawn. Remember KUSF getting shut down? Or the battle to save the Eagle Tavern? And it wasn't all sad news ... More >>
KUSF friends enjoying a gentler timeThe Federal Communications Commission has agreed to narrow its request for documents from the University of San Francisco, as the regulator investigates the transaction that turned KUSF from community radio programming to a classical music format."With this lat ... More >>
What did USF President Stephen Privett know, and when did he know it?The Federal Communications Commission is taking a hard look at the proposed sale of KUSF, as evidenced by a letter demanding receipts, communications, and other inside documents and correspondence among participants in the deal. ... More >>
Chris StevensThe crowd at a gathering to protest the sale of KUSF in January.For three hours today, thanks to Amoeba Music in S.F. and and college radio stations around the country, KUSF DJs will be rocking the airwaves like Jan. 18 never happened.Starting at noon, well-known KUSF DJs like Irwin, ... More >>
Surely, she owns a computerWhen University of San Francisco officials pulled the plug on KUSF radio last week, they promised the new online format would be able to accommodate not hundreds but thousands more listeners. But just because it can doesn't mean it will. Since the station was sold and t ... More >>
These just became historical artifacts.At least two things are clear regarding the surprise sell-off and shutdown of KUSF yesterday by the University of San Francisco: First, university officials would apparently rather have $3.75 million than a radio station that served the local community ... More >>
KUSF Students Try to Block SaleSoon after the University of San Francisco announced Tuesday it would sell radio station KUSF to a classical music network, volunteers gathered to plot a strategy to block the sale. By morning, they had come up with a tentative plan to rally support to retain 9 ... More >>
Snoop's a fan of USC -- and the Supreme Court, it would seemA 13-year-legal battle over a pair of letters from the alphabet ended today when the Supreme Court declined to hear a case between USC and USC determining which school owns the right to market paraphernalia emblazoned with the "SC" logo. ... More >>
Henry TherkieldOne of two key witnesses in the hate crime assault and criminal threatening case against Chris Brymer -- the former University of Southern California and National Football League offensive lineman featured in the current SF Weekly cover story -- now denies that Brymer threatened hi ... More >>
D.A. Kamala HarrisSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris today released an online ad targeting her Republican opponent in the race for state attorney general. The ad (view after the jump) assails Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley, in so many words, as a sexist coddler of child mol ... More >>
Robert Scheer doesn't take it too badly when newspapers let him go -- it's happened before. He just wishes they'd be honest about why they're doing it. The veteran lefty journalist's departure from the San Francisco Chronicle's opinion section was announced in print Wednesday -- and Scheer isn't buy ... More >>
Attorney Tom Frankovich and his disabled clients sue small businesses to make them accessible - and make millions
Will we be more secure -- or just less competitive -- if the government forces hundreds of thousands of international science students to get export licenses simply to look through a microscope?
Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down
Why a movie theater-restoration measure should get flushed in November
Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
Under coach George Rush, City College regularly wins national football titles. But is community college really the place for big-time sports?
Meet John Cox, a USF swingman who is a cousin and friend to Kobe -- and quite at home with his own game and his own life
The chaotic, unsuccessful, and utterly charming first year of the San Francisco Tsunami of the Women's American Football League
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm
Groundbreaking programs at San Francisco General Hospital may well change the way the entire U.S. health care system deals with domestic violence. To understand why, you have to understand Dr. Beth Kaplan.
Robert Wise finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture -- 22 years later
Should the U.S. give asylum to victims of domestic violence? A Mission District woman's case may help decide that question.
A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.