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.
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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.
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The Bay Area will host Superbowl L in 2016. The decision, voted on by NFL team owners today, was not much of a surprise. The league has been eager to reward franchises that build new stadiums-- t... More >>
Language frames discourse. Which is why liberals say "global warming" and "estate tax," and conservatives say "climate change" and "death tax." This sort of dichotomy has been most apparent in ong... More >>
To date, Muni has opted to surrender $15,780 from four different runs of inflammatory ads demonizing Muslims. Now Supervisor Scott Wiener, working with the Jewish Community Relations Council has... More >>
Ray Manzarek, the keyboard player for the Doors, was the first rock star I ever interviewed. I'd just started writing about music, and one morning my editor called me up and asked if I'd like to ... More >>
Our monthly review explores the city's food trucks gatherings, one at a time, breaking down each one with statistics, descriptions of the scene, and vital info to help you plan a trip there.
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Pop-Up Magazine: The Song Reader Issue
Monday, May 20, 2013
Davies Symphony Hall
Better than: The vast majority of print glossies.
In the four years since its inception, Pop-Up Magazine has beco... More >>
If you're still recovering from the fact you had to dip into your savings to see the Rolling Stones play in San Francisco earlier this month, well consider yourself lucky that you didn't have to ... More >>
San Francisco needs more rooftop bars. Medjool, the central Mission hotspot that closed last year, wasn't always the best ambassador, however. The very idea seemed to have gone before the NIMBY ... More >>
Eminem, the prolific and profane rapper, is suing fellow billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO whose idea of irreverence is adding tickers to your Facebook wall.
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Friends and family of 27-year-old Beau Rasmussen continued their search this morning for the Emeryville man who disappeared on Sunday after running the Bay to Breakers race.
His friends tell K... More >>
Think different, Apple tells the world. The Cupertino company, whose creations have defined our technological age, apparently applies the same innovative thinking to its tax evasion strategies.
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San Francisco authorities have identified the man who mysteriously died at a Marina hotel last week as 45-year-old Jaisingh Pawar.
Police have yet to disclose how the man died, but believe his d... More >>
This week we're continuing our coverage of full-flavored, lower alcohol brews in honor of Session Beer Month. Today's serendipitous 80+ degree weather is a perfect example of why we need well-craf... More >>
There's been no shortage of deliciousness coming out of pop-up Marla Bakery, run by former Nopa pastry chef Amy Brown and Joe Wolf formerly of Wise Sons. But one thing that consistently stands o... More >>
Chef Gabrielle Hamilton, owner/operator of the acclaimed restaurant, Prune, in New York City and New York Times best selling author of Blood, Bones and Butter was in San Francisco last Tuesday ni... 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 >>