Update, 7:51 p.m.: The fire is partially contained and SFGate notes that full containment should happen tonight.
Update, 6:52 p.m.: The fire that had spread to a nearby USCF building is now o... More >>
To hear medical professionals and television addicts tell it, Sanjay Gupta is the most important doctor in America.
And, for another day at least, the CNN medical correspondent might be: He's ... More >>
Trains are currently not stopping at Balboa Park Station after a person on the tracks was struck and, apparently, killed at approximately 4:35 this afternoon.BART spokesman Jim Allison didn't out-... More >>
If you've ever wanted to work for a successful independent musician and a tech start-up all at once, your ship has just come in. Patreon, a crowdfunding and artist-support startup led by Pomplamo... More >>
With residue from a messy water main break only blocks away, today might not have been the most auspicious day to reopen a business that was displaced by fire. But after an absence of two-and-... More >>
Kevin Swanson, the pastor who not too long ago claimed that Girl Scout cookies turn everyone into lesbians, is back with another poignant argument about teh gheyz. This time he's turned his sights... More >>
Like most people, I dread the not-too-distant day when armies of weaponized drones perfect a totalized surveillance state, terrorizing the populace and raining fire from the sky in the name of s... More >>
When the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was demolished, most people probably assumed the remnants would just end up in a scrap yard somewhere. But David Grieshaber wa... More >>
Cocaine! Hookers! Matthew McConaughey pumping his chest in a fancy restaurant! There were many indulgences in The Wolf of Wall Street -- and now we have one more. The folks at Eclectic Method hav... More >>
If you're a fan of Murder She Wrote and have a yen for big, hairy, gay guys, Where the Bears Are might be the show for you. Now preparing to shoot its third season, real life bear pals Ben Zook... More >>
National Pi Day (3.14) might have started as a nerdy holiday at the Exploratorium, but it's become embraced by bakers and sweets aficionados alike as a way to celebrate, well, pies.
As always s... More >>
Even with its spanking new, poop-free, antiseptic vinyl seating, BART can't seem to shake its unsavory reputation.
Last year's naked acrobat escapade and infamous seat tryst -- by a man so satisf... More >>
Like any proper hip-hop head, Oakland Fader DJ Platurn reveres De La Soul. He reveres De La Soul so much that 10 years ago, Platurn put out a mix CD of songs -- many of them prety obscure -- that ... More >>
This was El Ultimo Bachelor episode, and I'm not just saying that because it was the last of the season -- this one was the shit. Even Chris Harrison had to chuckle a bit when he said that it ... More >>
Tea has been making a "comeback" for years but it finally seems like it's on the verge of breaking out.
You've heard of so-called "third-wave coffee" -- the single-origin, pour-over, absurdly ta... More >>
Local experimental trio Bronze mixes seething synthesizers with quivering vocals and hypnotic grooves in songs that swell and disperse like menacing clouds of intoxicants. Since the psychedelic i... More >>
In another difficult interlude for folks simply hoping to get from here to there in this city sans motorized transport, a pedestrian and bicyclist were struck by cars in separate incidents last n... More >>
The Medical Examiner's office has released the identity of a man discovered with a gunshot wound to the head yesterday in Bayview: Eddie Ard, a 26-year-old San Francisco resident. Police were... More >>
Why can't we explore the San Francisco Bay Area's rich literary traditions through a central hub that allows stories and multimedia projects to be sorted by people, places, events, and ideas --... More >>
Update, March 11: The epic match is already over, watch what happened and see who won (link below).
Tomorrow, one of the top table tennis players in the world, Timo Boll, will take on the fa... More >>
There's a question being asked today in San Francisco, between sets at concerts, between takes in recording studios, and after band practice:
Is the music scene here doomed?
Given this city's storied… More >>
Operating a minor-league franchise in a major-league city is tough. On Jan. 27, the not-quite-2-year-old San Francisco Bulls abruptly folded midseason, disbursing players and team officials hither and yon throughout… More >>