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The PUC gives a shit about your shit

November 15, 2006
By Sarah Phelan The SF PUC opened its Nov. 14 Sewer System Master Plan update with a cautionary tale: a sewage spill at Ocean Beach...

Uncommon Knowledge at the Roxie, Thursday

November 13, 2006
What’s up with UC Berkeley Extension in SF? By sarah Phelan It’s not common knowledge that the UC Regents are proposing to close UC Berkeley Extension’s...

Uncommon Knowledge at the Roxie, Thursday night

November 13, 2006
What’s up with UC Berkeley Extension in SF? By sarah Phelan It’s not common knowledge that the UC Regents are proposing to close UC Berkeley Extension’s...

The Downward Spiral

November 12, 2006
by Amanda Witherell Ezra wanted to see The Departed and I was angling for Borat, so we decided to let public transportation pick the movie...

Two drug execs escape jail … for now

November 7, 2006
By G.W. Schulz Two former executives at the San Francisco-based McKesson Corp. escaped prison sentences by the skin of their teeth late last week in...

Fox sucks…and so does getting arrested

November 2, 2006
By Laura Beth McCaul and Steven T. Jones Justin Barker saw an opportunity on Halloween to denounce Fox News, but ended up in jail overnight...

A shameful Halloween

November 1, 2006
By Steven T. Jones First of all, let me state my biases: my sweetie is Alix Rosenthal, who is running against Sup. Bevan Dufty, the...

Macy’s loses

October 19, 2006
By Tim Redmond Sometimes you settle a lawsuit, and sometimes you roll the dice and fight. Back in 2001, the San Francisco supervisors voted to...

Speaking it

October 18, 2006
By Steven T. Jones Service Employees International Union president Andy Stern was in San Francisco today to help christen SEIU Local 790's new digs on...

Bloodlet

October 16, 2006
By G.W. Schulz Sure, street sports have become a cluster fuck for corporate sponsorships, but in some cases, that just means more money for punks...

3 reasons to visit Cody’s in Berkeley this Saturday Oct. 14

October 13, 2006
By Sarah Phelan Former Biosphere 2 crew member Jane Poynter speaks with a endearing British accent, says “bloody” when she gets excited and believes the...

The Village Voice gets lamer

October 11, 2006
By Tim Redmond Well, I'm a bit late on this, but Gawker had a great little item on how lame the Voice has become under...

Does Beauty Ravish You?

October 9, 2006
by Amanda Witherell Did it ravish you, compel you, confuse you last night on the corner of 24th and Mission? That's what a 20x30 foot...

Rallying point

October 6, 2006
By Steven T. Jones It's good to be reminded sometimes that San Francisco is truly an oasis in a desert of fear and ignorance....

Sorry I stole your peanut butter, Grandma …

October 4, 2006
but I'm a gay alcoholic pedophile who was molested by a priest when I was 12. On the moon. In pink knickers. With bunnies...

Ku Klux Kuties

October 2, 2006
Ok, this may have nothing especially to do with San Francisco particularly -- but what a Halloween treat, courtesy of Martha Stewart herself. My...

Google’s dog and pony show

October 2, 2006
By Steven T. Jones First, Mayor Gavin Newsom tapped his buddies at Google (in partnership with Earthlink) to build a citywide wireless system that would...

No more Will and Willie

September 29, 2006
By Tim Redmond I showed up Thursday morning of the Clear Channel studios on Townsend Street to appear on KQKE's morning talk show, Keepin' it...

Green as in money or green as in the environment?

September 29, 2006
By Andrew Tolve For a politician who often projects himself as environmentally conscious, Mayor Gavin Newsom dealt his reputation a blow Thursday when he missed...

New voice in town

September 25, 2006
By Steven T. Jones Ace photographer and all around good guy Luke Thomas -- who had a nasty falling out with his business partner at...

The bogus terror plot

September 23, 2006
By Tim Redmond leave it to Wonkette to demonstrate why the terrorists who were going to blow up a plane with carry-on liquids were...

Bad Pope

September 18, 2006
By Tim Redmond When I was in college, my friend Dave formed a group called Rastifarians for an Inherited Papacy. (Think about it -- Pope....

Bad soccer dads (and moms)

September 18, 2006
By Tim Redmond My mom and dad never wanted me to play Little League baseball, and they were very clear about the reasons: They didn't...

Burning reentry

September 12, 2006
By Scribe I returned from Burning Man a week ago today, one of the nearly 40,000 souls reentering the real world from the one that...