San Francisco's City College scored upwards of $6 million from the Health Care Innovation Awards to help former prisoners become community health workers.The grant will be used to facilitate the Post-Prison Health Worker Certificate Program, which trains inmates to use their personal experiences of ... More >>
How many of us fantasized about going to college in the Ivy League? To be thought of as among "the best and the brightest," and get a shot at opportunities most people don't have? When a few of my sex-positive colleagues said they were speaking this week at Yale University at something called "Sex W ... More >>
Stories are powerful. No other medium has the ability to move, inspire, or change us quite like a well-crafted narrative. Never has this been more true than the world of sex, where fear, shame, and misinformation abound. This is all a high-minded and roundabout way of telling you to check out Wed ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Majorettes on Parade magazine Date: April, 1952 Publisher: International Baton Twirling Foundation Discovered at: Mission estate sale The Cover P ... More >>
News this week of Adam Wheeler, the 23-year-old who lied his way into Harvard and almost into Yale, brought back fond memories of Azia Kim, the dorm-squatter who was discovered posing as a Stanford student two years ago. We have to ask: Who's the better college hoaxer? TV movie-ready back st ... More >>
Demonstrating cat-like reflexes honed ducking projectile vomit at thousands of Yale frat parties, President Bush nimbly avoided a pair of shoes tossed his way Sunday by an irate Iraqi journalist. That a luddite shoe bomber could get within hucking distance of the Commander-in-Chief -- and is now ... More >>
By most accounts, David Kessler's four years as UCSF's medical school dean were a rip-roaring success. So why was he fired?
Were those Yale boys drunk on the magical elixir of musical theater?
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
A sharp, revelatory multimedia show casts a blinding light on the tragic events of today
Two otherworldly (if overly stylized) works about sin and dark secrets
A coming-of-age comedy whose dramatic structure is less than engaging
Talking to R.W. Apple Jr. about Apple's America over lunch
Preppies gather in Redwood City
A strategy for eating near the San Francisco International Film Festival
Singer/songwriter Jason Morphew's road to San Francisco -- and success -- takes some odd turns
B-movie actors, pop culture purveyors, and internationally minded folkies.
Jumping gleefully into theater's favorite panacea
Political Song Contest
A tale of faith, hope, and serendipity
Jacques Leslie revisits Vietnam,land of obsessions