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Talk about Chron’s demise, binge on green beer

March 12, 2009
Text by Sarah Phelan Just kidding about the binge drinking. But the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists has chosen St. Patrick’s Day to sponsor...

Public safety adrift

At this pivotal moment for law enforcement, will Newsom and his top deputies continue to let politics guide policy?

Ask a musician

The Year in Music 2008: How to cope with musical canon formation in an anti-matter era

Tops in 2008

The Year in Music 2008: Writers and musicians give up their faves and beyond from 2k8

Stoner rock

Black Summer of Doom and Fuzz

Blazin’ up for UCSC

May 2, 2008
Deep Thoughts by Justin Juul, in honor of Cannabis Awareness Day, Sat/3 The University of Santa Cruz has a long history of embracing pot-heads, communist...

Punk you, Bad Brains

September 25, 2007
By Duncan Scott Davidson I went to the Bad Brains show at Slim’s last night. The sad admission: I’d never seen them before. I mean,...

Contemputf8g Wolf

Police Commission revives discussion of why the cops federalized an investigation that denied a journalist's rights

Smoke and mirrors

Pot clubs can't get a break: New rules would force many to close


This is nuts: A bizarre tale of the insanity that is SF's mental health system

The drug war soldiers on

Why Tom Ammiano's well-meaning marijuana ordinance hasn't tamed the cops

Why we’re with Mark Leno

Leno personifies the direction, tone, and future of the progressive movement


SEPT. 2–4 Art and Soul Oakland Frank Ogawa Plaza and City Center, 14th St and Clay, Oakl; (510) 444-CITY, www.artandsouloakland.com. 11am-6pm. $5. The sixth incarnation...