Medical authorities have say it was 21-year-old Dylan Mitchell who was killed yesterday morning as he was cycling through the city's Mission District.
According to police, Mitchell, a Clayton re... More >>
SF Weekly has documented extensively its confusion and general objection to sharing a bus seat -- or a bus stop for that matter -- with people trying to get off on Muni.
So we're not that exc... More >>
Following a series of successful pilot days in March, where no one was impaled by a bike on a train, the BART board last night voted to go ahead and let bikes on board during peak commute hours fo... More >>
Last week, Mark Adkins, who served as the Chronicle's president since 2008, was -- for undisclosed reasons -- transferred to a less prestigious Hearst paper in Beaumont, Texas. The company put ou... More >>
A massive criminal copyright suit might have left Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom penniless, but apparently, it hasn't crushed his ego.
Yesterday, the German entrepreneur launched a Twitter tira... More >>
You think it's irritating when you use the toilet and find out after the fact that there's no toilet paper? Try relieving yourself in Venezuela.
The oil-rich and corrupt country of Venezuela ha... More >>
Sometimes a title really does say it all. For a city controller's performance audit of Pier 39 released yesterday, that's certainly the case: Pier 39 Underpaid Its Rent by $44 Because It Did Not... More >>
If you were shocked to learn that Utah is gayer than us,then you will probably feel a little confused, anxious, let down, etc. to learn that the state of Mississippi has more same-sex couple raisi... More >>
Update 12:06 p.m.:Sam Singer, spokesman for Recology, issued the following statement after one of the company's garbage trucks killed a cyclist:
"SFPD responded and took control of the accident ... More >>
A San Francisco family had an unwelcome visitor come for dinner last night when a pickup truck crashed into their Outer Mission home, according to police.
Officer Gordon Shyy says police start... More >>
Harry Dorfman, a prosecutor who has worked at the San Francisco District Attorney's Office for 28 years, is set to be a judge. Governor Jerry Brown appointed him on Tuesday to one of the open sea... More >>
A cheery publication aimed at visitors to our fair city encouraging them to "travel like a local" on public transit is a massive softball waiting to be belted over the fence and deep, deep into ... More >>
If soon you find it a tad easier to find a place to park your bike around Yerba Buena, then you have the clever and artsy students of San Francisco to thank.
A team from San Francisco's Academy... More >>
Medical authorities have finally identified the man whose body was discovered drifting in the Bay three weeks ago as 58-year-old Marc Tanzer.
Tanzer was a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, accordin... More >>
It's that time of the year when Save California, a "family values group" (aka anti-gay group) begs parents to keep their kids home from school today so as to not expose the children to anything r... More >>
The Washington state hog farmer whose pigs are fed marijuana trim has been all the rage on the Internet over the last few days.
And with good reason: the barnyard animals who had leaves, stem... More >>
A 15-year-old boy was arrested this week on suspicion of stabbing 20-year-old Cameron Myers to death in the city's Bayview neighborhood.
At about 1:40 a.m. on May 15, police were called to the ... More >>
March 22, San Francisco -- Center for Investigative Reporting Executive Director Robert Rosenthal announced today that the CIR will improve the quality of its journalism by doing way less of it.
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You know crime has gotten out of control when thieves are not only victimizing news reporters, but also the security guards specifically hired to protect news reporters from would-be thieves.
T... More >>
It has been amusing to watch some of the sillier, more melodramatic reactions to Yahoo's announcement that it will buy the blogging platform Tumblr. Given Yahoo's history of wrecking or abandoning... More >>
In the NASCAR-themed epic Talladega Nights, Will Ferrell's character explains that prefacing his statements with "With all due respect" allows him to subsequently say whatever he wants (in this specific… More >>
Discovering the dark side of the S.F. Police Department: This is a good, solid piece of investigative reporting ["Cover of Darkness," Ali Winston, feature, 5/8]. It's also just the… More >>
Photo illustration by Audrey Fukuman
On March 24, 2011, a veteran San Francisco Police Department officer sat down at an undisclosed location in the city with a 40-year-old career criminal named… More >>