California legislators this week passed a bill that would allow drug users to seek medical attention without having to worry about getting arrested for being high or possessing a personal amount of an illegal substance. People helping the user get treatment would be granted the same immunity. Known ... More >>
'Social inclusion'?You've seen it. We've all seen it. There's always one guy at the public library -- perhaps he's the guy with the bag full of other bags, perhaps not -- engrossed with adult materials on the public computers. And not just any adult materials. We're talking about stuff that makes ... More >>
julianayrs.comYou can't argue with results."There's no proof that medical marijuana works. It needs more study. There's only anecdotal evidence. It doesn't treat specific conditions. People just want to get high." Every cannabis advocate and medical marijuana patient has run into these arguments, ... More >>
If you've ever peered through the media guides for college sports teams, there are several sources of unintended joy: Mini-bios querying the players about their favorite foods or movies (Really? Scarface, again?); upbeat recaps of 2-9 seasons, or, best of all, the list of a school's "notable alumni. ... More >>
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Under coach George Rush, City College regularly wins national football titles. But is community college really the place for big-time sports?
Newly released documents indicate the Navy dumped far more nuclear waste than it's ever acknowledged in a major commercial fishery just 30 miles west of San Francisco. Why won't the government even study the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site?
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.
The Pentagon claims gays who serve openly undermine the force, but a local researcher's evidence says otherwise. Could his work help President Bush make life better for gay soldiers than it ever was under Clinton?
County Jail No. 3 is a hellhole. Can an ancient, intense form of meditation improve life for the inmates?
Major oil companies are gobbling up independent gas station operators, all in the name of greed
Environmental group targets Stanford investment muscle