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    March 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Danny Roman, Mexican Mafia Boss, Ran Gang Network From Pelican Bay, Alleges Indictment

    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 >>

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    June 6, 2012
  • Music

    January 4, 2012
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    January 4, 2012

    In Print: A Wish List for S.F. Music in 2012, and 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 >>

  • Music

    December 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    In Print: Looking Back at the Year in Bay Area Music

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    FCC Narrows Inquiry Into KUSF 90.3 FM Sale

    KUSF friends enjoying a gentler time​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    FCC Scrutinizes KUSF Sale, Demands E-Mails from USF President

    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 >>

  • News

    March 30, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    KUSF DJs Briefly Return to the Airwaves Today at Noon

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    KUSF Now Has Only 15 Listeners

    Surely, she owns a computer​When 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    R.I.P. KUSF 90.3 FM, 1977 - 2011

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    KUSF Volunteers Create Plan to Halt Sale of Radio Station

    KUSF Students Try to Block Sale​Soon 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    USC Owns 'SC' Logo: Supreme Court

    Snoop's a fan of USC -- and the Supreme Court, it would seem​A 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Key Witness in Chris Brymer Hate Crime Case Contradicts Story of Police, Prosecutors

    Henry Therkield​One 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Kamala Harris Attack Ad: Steve Cooley a Sexist Coddler of Child Molesters

    D.A. Kamala Harris​San 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 >>

  • News

    December 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Chronicle Cans Firebrand Columnist Robert Scheer -- And He's 'Pissed Off'

    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 >>

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    December 7, 2007
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    July 25, 2007
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    July 25, 2007

    Wheelchairs of Fortune

    Attorney Tom Frankovich and his disabled clients sue small businesses to make them accessible - and make millions

  • News

    May 18, 2005

    Student of Concern

    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?

  • News

    April 13, 2005

    Asymmetric Warfare: The Game

    Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Requiem for a Pension Fund?

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Monsturd of the Ballot Box

    Why a movie theater-restoration measure should get flushed in November

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    A Duty to Hack

    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.

  • Culture

    February 5, 2003

    The Pain Train

    Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation

  • News

    January 8, 2003

    The Rush of Victory

    Under coach George Rush, City College regularly wins national football titles. But is community college really the place for big-time sports?

  • News

    February 27, 2002

    This is NOT a story about L.A. Lakers star Kobe Bryant

    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

  • News

    January 23, 2002

    Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    The chaotic, unsuccessful, and utterly charming first year of the San Francisco Tsunami of the Women's American Football League

  • Culture

    August 29, 2001

    Back to School

    Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm

  • News

    April 18, 2001

    General Excellence

    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.

  • Culture

    February 7, 2001

    Back to the Future

    Robert Wise finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture -- 22 years later

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    Shelter from the Storm

    Should the U.S. give asylum to victims of domestic violence? A Mission District woman's case may help decide that question.

  • News

    January 19, 2000

    Blind Faith

    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.

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