Big surprise. Michael Bennett can perform! He’s no Trump, but he will not bore you to tears. He speaks an English which is simple, fluent and mostly comprehensible. He also flashes a self-deprecating sense of humor which he knows how to use. And seems comfortable putting himself out as Leader of the Democratic Party, President etc. etc.Read More
Efram has been in the industry 17 years, and Troje is his first restaurant. But unfortunately, it’s not in a great location, as Nayarit learned. However, along with his wife, who hails from Cuba, and who served us, and their adorable daughter Maya, this is definitely a family affair.Read More
“It was very confusing. I was surrounded by a sea of bodies and they were screaming ‘Who the fuck are you?’ right in my face,” said the man, who asked that his name not be published as he fears he’ll become the subject of a harassment campaign.
The two demonstrators who were arrested during the ongoing protests outside Manny’s, a cafe and community meeting place at 16th and Valencia Streets, have denied the allegations.Read More
Staring down a potential 10-year hitch in federal prison for obtaining his citizenship through a sham marriage, Marco Senghor, the owner of the restaurant and dance club Bissap Baobab, was instead today handed one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine.
“I’m very happy with the verdict,” said a misty-eyed Senghor outside the courtroom at the U.S. District Courthouse at 450 Golden Gate, surrounded by friends and family.Read More
Public Defender’s office rips Medical Examiner, disputes drug use as Jeff Adachi’s No. 1 cause of death
With all the pugnacity of its deceased former boss Jeff Adachi, the Public Defender’s office on Wednesday lambasted the city’s Medical Examiner as “dysfunctional and untrustworthy” and claimed “independent” medical analyses confirmed Adachi died of “natural” causes — not “acute mixed drug (cocaine and ethanol) toxicity,” as the Medical Examiner’s office ruled in March.Read More
Building owner Matthew Miller, who owns a Florida Street home that was last year partially demolished without any notice to the neighbors — or city permits to do so — was put in the hot seat at a Department of Building Inspection hearing Tuesday morning.Read More
California just passed a sweeping police use-of-force law. San Francisco is still grappling with police bias.
While Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a new law that made it more difficult for police to shoot...Read More
“It’s a health hazard, it’s a fire hazard, it’s demoralizing, it’s disturbing, it’s an eyesore, it’s dangerous,” said Nancy Kaufmann, who lives two doors down from 1068 Florida St.Read More
Neighborhood Notes: Annual 20th Street Block Party, rescue pets at at discount, cleaning up the school, and more
There is so much to do in the Mission this weekend, including fundraisers, animal adoption drives, storytelling open-mics and more!Read More
Hot for Marianne Williamson: Unique Democratic presidential hopeful addresses sweltering Mission crowd
On Thursday night Manny Yekutiel walked on stage at his political cafe, Manny’s, held up a mic, and faced a crowd of 350 strong.
“Who are we here for?” Yekutiel asked them.
“Marianne!” the crowd yelled back.
“Are you all hot?” he said.
“Yes!” the crowd shouted back.
It was, indeed, upwards of 90 degrees in the room and when improbable Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson walked in, the frenetic crowd seemed to make the room just bit hotter as it hooted and cheered.Read More