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News, The Snitch Fact: San Francisco Has Oil Wells, Makes Money from Drilling

Fact: San Francisco Has Oil Wells, Makes Money from Drilling

You think you know a city. San Francisco, the "greenest city" in America, that bastion of environmentalism where elected officials openly call for an end to the use of fossil fuels, is in the oil business on the side. The…
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News, The Snitch Fracking In Monterey County Blocked -- Temporarily

Fracking In Monterey County Blocked -- Temporarily

The land of Steinbeck has more to it than fertile soil from which the nation's spinach and strawberries sprout: The country's biggest supply of shale oil lies below the central California turf.The Monterey Shale extends through most of central California…
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News, The Snitch Boycott of Alberta Urged By San Francisco's 'Corporate Ethics.' Canadians Pissed, Eh?

Boycott of Alberta Urged By San Francisco's 'Corporate Ethics.' Canadians Pissed, Eh?

Corporate Ethics International, a rabble-rousing San Francisco environmental nonprofit, on Thursday launched a campaign urging a boycott of Alberta in protest of the Canadian province's oil sands petroleum extraction project. The group has erected a billboard in Seattle comparing environmental…
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News, The Snitch On Second Thought, Says Scientist, Hair Still Crummy Way to Fight Oil Spill

On Second Thought, Says Scientist, Hair Still Crummy Way to Fight Oil Spill

Distinguished scientist Terry Hazen had to be the big, bad killjoy on a story about how local company Matter of Trust could collect your hair and use it to fight the ongoing Deep Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of…
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News, The Snitch Where You Can and Can't Fish (Without Eating Dubai Star Oil)

Where You Can and Can't Fish (Without Eating Dubai Star Oil)

For those who fish, either professionally or because it simply beats sittin' by the dock of the bay, wastin' time, we have some limited good news. The state's Department of Fish and Game -- with the input of the Office…
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News, The Snitch Cops: Man Accused of Dousing Neighbor in Boiling Oil Had Lengthy Criminal Record

Cops: Man Accused of Dousing Neighbor in Boiling Oil Had Lengthy Criminal Record

When San Francisco police followed a trail of splattered grease down the hall of the Rose Hotel to William Pious' room and arrested him for allegedly dousing a sleeping neighbor with a pan of boiling cooking oil, it was not…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Neighbors' Spat Leads to Sleeping Man Being Doused in Boiling Cooking Oil

S.F. Neighbors' Spat Leads to Sleeping Man Being Doused in Boiling Cooking Oil

A San Francisco man experienced a wake-up call immeasurably more wretched than the standard bleating of an alarm clock over the weekend when his neighbor allegedly emptied a pan full of boiling cooking oil on him while he slept. Police…
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Music, All Shook Down And the Winner for Most Awesome Flier is..

And the Winner for Most Awesome Flier is..

Just when you thought Gavin Hair Gel Jokes had jumped the shark, the fine people over at Yurba Buena Center for the Arts cooked up this flier for their annual artists' ball for which tickets are a mere $150…
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