After Cards, Beavers and Raiders—Are Democrats Next?

Posted October 30, 2006 by Randy Shaw

Sports are a reflection of society, but do they predict political outcomes? Consider the trio of unusual sports events that have occurred in past week. On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals won the 2006 World Series, reversing their loss to
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Gangs R Us

Posted October 29, 2006 by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

San Francisco was recently the site of a statewide conference on gangs. A lot of big name politicians were in attendance, including Mayor Gavin Newsom and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. A lot of talking got done. Feinstein promised more money
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Government Case Against Rosenthal/Watts Shows Cracks

Posted October 27, 2006 by Clark Sullivan,

San Francisco, CA Oct 25, 2006 — In a major victory for medical cannabis patients, Judge Charles Breyer dismissed three counts involving marijuana cultivation against Richard Watts, ruling that the U.S. Attorney’s Office had violated the Speedy Trial Act. Judge
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Toshiko Akiyoshi Comes to the Florence Gould

Posted October 27, 2006 by E. "Doc" Smith

Many years ago, I had the pleasure of seeing the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabakin big band, and this weekend, you too will have a chance to see this legendary musician in the most intimate of settings. This Saturday afternoon’s SFJAZZ Members-only
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