After San Francisco Sheriffs Department Captain Paul Michael Miyamoto picked up the endorsement of San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs' Association in an overwhelming vote, he finds himself with a couple other big-name backers.
PG&E's Kick-off Party Celebrates Pride: On Thursday at the Bently Reserve, comedian Sandra Bernhard appeared at a gathering to honor LGBT community leaders. The bash, presented by PG&E and hosted by Mark Rhoades, was a benefit for the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.
Trial lawyers cannot sue drug manufacturers for defective warning labels on generics if labels were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 5-4 Pliva v. Mensing decision announced last week was a defeat for class-action trial lawyers hoping to profit on litigation based on allegations
The elite United Nations Joint Inspection Unit has condemned Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for excessive secrecy and favoritism in how he hires and replaces top managers.
The Russian roulette scene from “The Deer Hunter” film was meant as a metaphor for the war in Vietnam. Its message was that by sending troops to Southeast Asia, the U.S. was playing a “game” just as senseless and fatal. Regardless of what one thinks of the Vietnam War, no one would suggest that a Russian roulette foreign policy makes sense. Yet, that seems to be what’s in store for us over the coming months.