Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Ex-Marine Arrested in North Korea Embassy Attack in Madrid

Ex-Marine Arrested in North Korea Embassy Attack in Madrid

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo and Aritz Parra | Apr 20
A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group's February raid on North Korea's Embassy in Madrid was arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities.

Actress Anjelica Huston Supports Banning Fur Sales in NYC

Actress Anjelica Huston Supports Banning Fur Sales in NYC

BUSINESS | Apr 20
Actress Anjelica Huston is supporting efforts to outlaw fur sales in the fashion mecca of New York.

Climate Protesters March in London Again; Arrests Hit 710

Climate Protesters March in London Again; Arrests Hit 710

NEWS | Apr 20
London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital.

Egyptians Vote on Changes That Would Extend el-Sissi's Rule

Egyptians Vote on Changes That Would Extend el-Sissi's Rule

NEWS | By Samy Magdy | Apr 20
Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday on the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role.

Eaglet Welcomed As New Addition At Dollywood

Eaglet Welcomed As New Addition At Dollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Dolly Parton's Dollywood has welcomed a fluffy addition to the amusement park — an eaglet.

Rep: Adele, Husband Simon Konecki Have Separated

Rep: Adele, Husband Simon Konecki Have Separated

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 20
Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press.

United Methodists Edge Toward Breakup over LGBT Policies

United Methodists Edge Toward Breakup over LGBT Policies

NEWS | By David Crary | Apr 20
America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team's Distortions on Mueller Report

AP Fact Check: Trump Team's Distortions on Mueller Report

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Apr 20
Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. That's not how Trump is spinning it.

2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

NEWS | By Meg Kinnaird | Apr 20
By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 20
President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.


Entertainment

'Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon' to close December 31
San Francisco, CA

'Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon' to close December 31

THEATER | By Release from our beloved client | Apr 17
Breaking news from our long-term client and San Francisco institution, Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

MOVIES | By Russell Contreras | Apr 20
A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.


Business

Oregon County Pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter Flag

Oregon County Pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter Flag

LEGAL | Apr 20
An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.


Technology

British Cyber Expert Pleads Guilty to Creating Malware

British Cyber Expert Pleads Guilty to Creating Malware

PERSONAL TECH | By Ivan Moreno | Apr 20
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information.


Cars

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 18
Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new vehicle debuts.


Style

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

FASHION | Apr 19
Polo Ralph Lauren is reimagining its iconic Polo shirt with Mother Nature in mind. Introducing The Earth Polo, crafted from thread derived entirely from recycled plastic bottles and dyed in an innovative process that uses zero water.


Health/Fitness

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Apr 19
Workplace wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the U.S. But a study published Tuesday in JAMA found they don't cut costs for employers, reduce absenteeism or improve workers' health.


Travel

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Apr 19
Many if not most Americans have never crossed the U.S. border with Mexico by land or spent any time in that region. This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what's going on. Immersion travel is one solution.


Nightlife

Nightlife Events April 18-25, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Nightlife Events April 18-25, 2019

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Events Editor | Apr 17
April may bring you showers, but nightlife surely brings you joy, wet or dry.

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: April 12, 2019

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: April 12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 17
DJ Brent Covington and DJ Taffy hosted a busy night at FUZZ @ The Alley Bar last Friday night. Check out who was there.