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Profitting off injured contract workers in Iraq

May 16, 2008
Henry Waxman, the U.S. Congressman representing California’s 30th District, which includes West Hollywood and Beverley Hills, is spittin’ mad at private contractors in Iraq. According...

Renters fight back

Tenants of CitiApartments fill the gilded dome with complaints

Cow tipping in Daly City

The San Mateo County Event Center is courting Cow Palace shows, which could nullify the debate about the SF venue's future

Burning Man ’08 to be terrifyingly sober

May 9, 2008
Burning Man will lose all meaning this summer for thousands of revelers who will attempt to attend the event under a dark cloud of...

Examiner expanding to Sundays

Editor & Publisher is reporting that the San Francisco Examiner will be creating a Sunday edition of the paper and also expanding its Thursday...

Tolls going up at Golden Gate

Officials at the Golden Gate Bridge are pondering a $7 toll. In early April, we brought you a story outlining why the bridge district...

Oaklanders pissed about robberies

Just got a call from the folks over at Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles in Oakland. They're involved with a press conference that will take...

Tipping your waiter health coverage

Here’s another example of a restaurant passing on the cost of Healthy San Francisco to its patrons. The lady and I had brunch at...

ICE raids San Francisco restaurants

We're receiving early reports from the Bay Area Immigrant Rights Coalition that federal immigration officials have raided restaurants around the Bay Area and are...

Postal workers go postal with picket

*SEE UPDATED RESPONSE FROM RON MALIG BELOW* A group of local postal workers are hitting the streets this afternoon, Friday, and going postal on their...

No May Day party for day laborers

Power tools, light fixtures, house paint, lumber, immigration raids. You can find it all at Home Depot. While everyone else was celebrating the May...

Merc circ up despite newsroom bloodbath

How is it possible that one of the only major daily newspapers in the United States to show an increase in circulation over the...

Annemarie Conroy lands on her feet … again

April 23, 2008
You might remember local political cog Annemarie Conroy from such films as The Career Hack and How to Get Inexplicably Bigger Job Titles in...

Mercury Interactive CFO indicted

April 22, 2008
In January of 2007, we brought you the story of a Silicone Valley company called Mercury Interactive, which was trying to bar media access...

Nickels and dimes

The White House throws pocket change at San Francisco for solar power

Limbaugh decries cops who want ‘special rights’

April 9, 2008
Okay, so maybe that's actually the phrase Rush Limbaugh uses to describe LGBT rights. But when the folks in law enforcement, mostly a conservative...

The new zoo blues

A scathing report shows how the privatized SF Zoo spent its bond money on tourist traps, not animals

Bureaucrats blow $375k reading Matier & Ross

April 7, 2008
Employees working for the city and county of San Francisco have squandered $375,000 in salaried work hours over the last 12 months reading San...

Cookie monster is fucking metal

April 4, 2008
Kathleen Richards over at the East Bay Express is our new hero. She found some utterly hilarious videos someone made of Cannibal Corpse and...

Adopt 8-pound Tatiana the cat

April 3, 2008
We like to check the San Francisco SPCA's Web site from time to time, because, well, we really, really like kittehs. We'd posted...

The price of gold

Keepers of the Golden Gate Bridge want another buck from motorists, but that won't fix the long-term problems -- including an outsized and costly board of directors

Gorilla escapes from San Francisco zoo

April 1, 2008
According to a statement posted today, a gorilla has escaped from the San Francisco Zoo and officials have not yet located the animal. Here's...

The land that hardcore left behind

March 26, 2008
"You look more like a hardcore kid than a hipster." In San Francisco? Doubt it. This is the land of science-teacher flats, floppy bangs and...

Laid off reporters won’t find Cali’s Spitzer

March 18, 2008
Ghost Word has a smart take on what newspaper layoffs mean for Bay Area readers: Thursday, March 13, 2008 Good Old-Fashioned Reporting led to the Eliot...