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 >>
We may not get the dramatic announcements of spring's arrival that other parts of the country get, like crocuses jetting out through the snow, but we do get our own subtle declaration of a new ... More >>
San Francisco's Entertainment Commission oversees noise and security issues at local music venues. It is the city body responsible for holding club owners accountable for excessive volume or uns... More >>
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Better than: Dining on pink slime.
There is always an air of uncertainty before an Ariel Pink concert. Throughout his career the e... More >>
So. Word on the street is that both Drake and Kanye West are filming cameos for the upcoming Anchorman 2 movie. We'd love to see both of them doing something self-deprecating and hilarious, but K... More >>
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Better than: Danny Brown's stained reputation might lead you to believe.
Attend a Danny Brown show on a Tuesday night in Oakland, and you'... More >>
Burger hunger games generally start with the basics: find red meat between bread. Province of the meat, prep method and fat content are open for debate -- wide, wide open -- and texture is ever ... 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 >>
If you want a beer and a sausage, there's no place like Rosamunde. (Seriously, comb the galaxy and report back if you find something better.)
Paprika, newly open basically around the corner from... 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.
... More >>
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 >>
Cross your robot fingers if you hope to get a vinyl copy of Daft Punk's new album Random Access Memories, which was released today: Many local stores are sold out, and the ones that aren't had onl... 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 >>
Ever since news hit last week of $70 lion skewers at yakitori restaurant Mokutanya in Burlingame, we've been considering a visit despite the high price tag -- I mean, when else are you going to ... More >>
In his new one-man show at the Marsh Theater on Valencia, comedian Will Durst, 61, uses technology designed not to spook any Baby Boomers in the audience -- an overhead projector.
In Boomeragi... 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 >>