Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]SBC Communications Inc.
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Pork Chop

"The pig is an encyclopedic animal," said Grimod de la Reynière, "a veritable meal on legs." Our favorite volume in the great porcine Brittanica is the chop, that tender, fat-ribboned slab of rib meat that gladdens the taste buds and…
Tags: , ,
News, Matt Smith Unbusy Signal

Unbusy Signal

For every summertime delight, there's a downside. Flies always follow Popsicles, and if summer vacation brings joy to most students, it also lets the schoolyard bully rampage free. In this, the summertime of our business discontent, some corporate bullies --…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Letters

Letters to the Editor

Battle Royal Guilt and innocents: Thank you for exposing this story to your California readers ("Law and Borders," Nov. 14, on an epic child custody war between courts in California and Texas). Debra is guilty of nothing but loving…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Letters

Letters to the Editor for the week of 11/21/2001

Taking a Hammer to Pac Bell I can't hear you -- you're breaking up: I found your piece "Call to Patriotism" (Matt Smith, Nov. 7) on the structural separation of Pac Bell intriguing, but I felt compelled to point out…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Matt Smith Call to Patriotism

Call to Patriotism

Mayor Willie Brown recently christened the week starting this Sunday as "San Francisco: Open For Business Week." By displaying "America: Open For Business" posters in their windows, the mayor says, San Francisco stores will "let the world know that this…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Postscript Playing Monopoly

Playing Monopoly

Playing MonopolyIt's springtime, when a boy's thoughts naturally turn to Barry Bonds bay-water slams out of Pacific Bell Park. And to TV interviews of Willie Mays, ensconced in his Pacific Bell skybox. And to Kirk Rueter fastballs, hurtling toward home…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Letters

Letters

Take a Message Congratulations on finally exposing Pac Bell's faulty Message Center ("Communication Breakdown," April 12). I've been warning my friends for years about this problem, but most seemed reluctant to believe me. After all, Pac Bell advertises that calls…
Tags: , , , ,
News,

Communication Breakdown

Pacific Bell's recent TV ads for its Message Center voice-mail system would have you believe that its customers enjoy glitch-proof service. In theory, Message Center is superior to the loathsome "call waiting" service, because it rolls busy calls over into…
Tags: , , , ,
News,

The Jerk-Off Boys

The babysitter was perplexed: Her charge, 13-year-old Andrew, had gotten a ring stuck around his penis. "He doesn't know how to masturbate," she whispered to the woman on the San Francisco AIDS Foundation crisis line. "Shall I do it for…
Tags: , , , ,