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  • News

    August 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Robert Shearer, former SF State Director, Busted for Alleged White-Collar Crime

    The corruption saga surrounding Robert Shearer, the former SF State employee accused scamming the cash-strapped university out of millions, is finally coming to a head. After years of investigation, Shearer was arrested on April 18 in his Fremont home on suspicion of colluding with a hazardous was ... More >>

  • News

    August 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    What to Do This Weekend, April 1-3

    Scott Beale/Laughing SquidWhattya have to do to get a drink in this place? See Fri., April 1.​Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here. Fri., April 1 BarBot 2011 pariSoma, 69 11th St. (at Natoma), 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (also Saturday, same times) As a boozy prelude to the eighth annual R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Roger Feely's Last Supper

    djrajah/FlickrSee ya, Roger.​Indian Feast: Dhaba Walla Pop-Up Where: "Somewhere different and unique" according to the event listing; exact location to be revealed via Twitter or e-mail When: Sat., April 2, 6-11(ish) p.m. Cost: $37 at the door, $33 in advance The rundown: Roger Feely's pac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Volvo Driver Accused of Armed Robbery

    NOT THE ACTUAL CAR!Crime on wheels? ​Volvo -- the biggest business in Sweden that isn't ABBA or IKEA -- has made its name on safety. Following an incident yesterday afternoon, however, San Franciscans are left to wonder: Safety for whom? A silver 2006 Volvo SUV -- license plate 5VXY807 for the eag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Robyn Celebrates 'Dykes and Trannies' at the Warfield

    Joseph SchellRobyn at the Warfield last night.​Robyn Maluca November 23, 2010 @ The Warfield Better than: Dancing on your own. So we know that Robyn is obsessed with robots, but it might be time to consider the possibility that she actually is one. Last night at the Warfield, the Swedish lass d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    First Date Turns Into Alleged DUI Demolition Derby (PICS)

    Uh, I had a lovely night, too...​Bernal Heights residents were witnesses to a first date gone horribly awry Friday, as a woman drove past her suitor -- and into more than a dozen parked cars. Eyewitnesses described a scene less resembling a night on the town but a demolition derby. Residents in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Bay Bridge Clear After Fiery, Fatal 100 MPH Crash

    ​On the last day of $4 tolls for the Bay Bridge, a woman driving a Volvo hit speeds of 100 miles per hour on the eastbound, lower deck before hitting a recycling truck and bursting into flames  in the predawn hours. The woman's identity has not yet been released; the Medical Examiner's office ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Shakedown 20: Remembering the Loma Prieta Quake of 1989. Today's Edition: Mama Mia.

    ​For those who lived through it, it's hard to believe that, come Oct. 17, it'll be 20 years since sportscaster Al Michaels shouted "Tell ya what, we're having an earth...", triggering a massive earthquake that devastated the Bay Area. While professional journalism critics loathe the anniversar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Hand Off That Funky Fry Oil at Various S.F. Drop Points

    Daniel Greene/FlickrYou could make someone's '83 Volvo very happy with this.​You can now repurpose used cooking oil in the greenest of ways, even if you haven't converted your own car to drive on biofuels. If you live in San Francisco, you can now get rid of that dodgy fry oil left from cookin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    SMC and Thizz Ent. Team Launch Town Thizzness

    Thizznessman: Eddi Projex Local indie turf rap outlets SMC Recordings and Thizz Entertainment (a label founded by the late Mac Dre) have teamed up to create a subsidiary label, Town Thizzness, combining SMC's distribution and promotional networks with Thizz' street credibility and word-of-m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    MC Lars Prepares for New Album, Dates Suicide Girl

    MC Lars, represent! Who said being nerdy wasn't cool? Try telling that to San Francisco "nerdcore" rapper MC Lars. A co-originator of Nerdcore--also known as "post-punk laptop rap"--along with MC Chris and MC Frontalot, Lars caught wreck in 2007 for his Weird Al-like take on the Bay Area's then-dom ... More >>

  • Film

    July 2, 2008


    Hancock squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008
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    January 21, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • News

    May 2, 2007


    Baby Boomers hoped to die before they got old. They lied. And now theyre dragging the whole country down.

  • News

    April 18, 2007

    Future Games

    She wants to harness the power of the communal cerebellum her games create and put it to work solving real-world problems

  • Music

    December 13, 2006
  • News

    June 28, 2006


    Let's go to a fair on parade day! It seemed like a good idea.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Calendar

    June 16, 2004

    Water Pirates

    The politics of Thirst at the Roxie

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    Death, Maiming, Money, and Muni

    The enormous costs -- human and financial -- of bad drivers and lax discipline at the San Francisco Municipal Railway

  • Film

    February 12, 2003
  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Circular Reasoning

    Exploring the rationale for California Historical Landmark No. 939, otherwise known as Hubcap Ranch

  • News

    July 24, 2002

    Career Noir

    Pamela Olsen once planned parties for Pacific Heights matrons. Now she interviews prostitutes and murderers as a private eye.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 23, 2001

    Best Auto Shop

    Cowden Automotive

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    Home Is Where You Hang

    Virgil Shaw and Yuji Oniki inject new life into the singer/songwriter genre by writing about places they've been

  • Dining

    September 27, 2000

    Martha Stewart's Dining

    Chaya Brasserie; Butterfly; Rouge; TwentyFour

  • Music

    July 19, 2000

    Perpetual Movement

    Not content to simply milk his invention, trance music pioneer BT continues to trip the light fantastic in a never-ending search for sound

  • News

    April 19, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Where Have All the Doc Martens Gone?; Special: IKEA Labor Unrest!; Silicon Valley Gold Digger: "I 'Fess Up."

  • Calendar

    July 7, 1999
  • Calendar

    February 17, 1999
  • News

    August 26, 1998
  • News

    June 19, 1996

    Looking A little Green

    Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience

  • News

    May 22, 1996

    God Inc.

    Inner peace isn't the only thing Supreme Master Ching Hai is selling Bay Area disciples

  • News

    May 8, 1996

    Mercury Falling

    For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.

  • News

    December 13, 1995

    The Road to Promotion

    Lewis Lapham's last lap

  • News

    September 6, 1995
  • News

    August 16, 1995

    Money for Nothing

    If you're good at pushing a shopping cart - really good - and establish a lucrative route, you too can make minimum wage by heisting bottles, cans, and newspapers from the blue recycling bins. And incur the wrath of the cops in the process.

  • Film

    July 12, 1995

    Nasty Boys

    The gay ghetto hits the beach in Lie Down With Dogs; Hugh Grant hits bottom in Nine Months

  • News

    March 29, 1995
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