What I Learned at an Active Shooter Workshop
“No guarantees,” said Deputy Chief Ken Craig throughout the evening. “You won’t know how you’re going to respond until it happens.” The ominous disclaimer hushed the room as one by one, we placed ourselves at the center of a worst-case scenario. What would you do if, on a night out
Locking Up the Mentally Ill, Involuntarily, is Making A Comeback
New York City Mayor Eric Adams just announced his initiative to renew involuntary commitment. A “common misunderstanding persists that we cannot provide involuntary assistance unless the person is violent,” said Adams, with the New York Times reporting. “Going forward, we will make every effort to assist those who are suffering
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
When Is It Okay To Talk To The Police?
This may not come as a surprise, but I’ve never loved the police. I don’t hate every single cop like some kind of psychopath, but I’ve never been in a shitty situation where I felt like the presence of a police officer would improve it. Generally cops make shit worse.
Let’s Consider This Theory That The Cops and CIA Are Behind All The Fireworks
The fireworks have been ringing loud and all night long, from Oakland to Mission Street to Daly City, with fireworks complaints up across the Bay Area this summer. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and really the whole country are experiencing an explosion of firecracker antics and resulting complaints to
Dave Chappelle on George Floyd, Police Violence, and Candace Owens
In a makeshift, social-distanced, outdoor comedy club, Chappelle performed a set this week. As a comedian, Chapelle may be remembered in history as someone who created more conversations about race relations in America, than perhaps any other contemporary. His Chapelle Show, which satirized racism, and openly discussed social divides, stereotypes,
March Against Police Brutality in San Francisco Tomorrow
Earlier today I posted about the protest going down tonight in Oakland that’s an action against the police murder of George Floyd. I was just made aware that tomorrow (Saturday 5/30) there is one happening in San Francisco as well. As you well know by now, George Floyd was murdered
Police Apply Sit/Lie law to Sitar Player Saying He Can Only Play Standing Up
ndian melodies form the soundtrack of a Haight Ashbury color explosion. David Scott, Davey for everyone he meets, wearing a brightly colored cape and matching dyed hair is playing sitar in front of the Evolutionary Rainbow mural on the corner of Haight and Cole.
A Skateboarder Speaks Out About Recent Showdown with Police
Guest Post by Ted Maider. Photos by Theo Hand There are so many things we should be talking about. Maybe we should be discussing the fact that there is undeniable evidence that our government colluded with Russia in some way to influence the United States Presidential election of 2016. Perhaps