Hundreds of 4/20 celebrants chose to avoid the increased security at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park and observe the unsanctioned holiday – free of city-imposed restrictions – at Dolores Park. “I know Hippie Hill is the place to go on 4/20 but I heard this morning that police were checking IDs and stuff, and I’m not even going to...
The Latino-centric bar Coronitas Bar and Grill, located where the Mission meets Bernal Heights, is in the process of trading in its liquor license for a medical marijuana permit in what it says is a bid to stay relevant in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood. “At this point, it’s unprofitable for us to continue with [Coronitas],” said owner Jorge Esparza, who...
While Hippie Hill was crowded with revelers and getting trashed, Dolores Park was a haven for more laid-back cannabis consumers yesterday. It looked like it does on any other afternoon when Mission Local rolled up, but as the nominal hour approached, the park did fill with people and puffs of smoke. At 4:20 sharp, a cheer went up. Wafels were eaten,...
Landlords and dispensary operators are lawyering up and waiting to see what the feds do.
During this two day outing, my rudimentary understanding grew at each dispensary as I was introduced to pure and hybrid marijuana, as well as varieties of hashish and kief.
For: $5,052,577.24. Against: $317,599. En Español.
As of November 2, 2010: Yes: $5,052,577.24, No: $317,599. En Español
Latinos are arrested more often than whites for marijuana, but use it at much lower rates, study shows.
It looks like an upscale tea shop.
Seems like a slow local news night when Mission Mission is covered with images of goofy genital towels and SF Gate is focused on the Giants’ star pitcher, Tim Lincecum, smoking pot. Check out Rosa Ramirez’s article about SF City College’s innovative (if slightly creepy) statue installation touting the merits of two-year schools. Mayor Newsom’s headed back from Hawaii, apparently...
Despite rhetoric of détente from Washington, prosecutions involving medical marijuana will continue in Northern California.
Naughty pols all around.
Happy Hump Day.
For a moment there, San Francisco considered commuting via Ark.
It may have been blustery this weekend, but it sure didn't stop the bustle.