Most of us remember the last time the 49ers played a playoff game in Atlanta. It was the game after "The Catch II," when Terrell Owens -- after dropping several passes all game -- held on to a Jeff Garcia laser that vaulted the Niners over the hated Green Bay Packers in January 1999. But that's n ... More >>
From the latest Bouncer column: Did you know that the majority of the world's sod comes from grass fields in Oregon? This blew my mind when I found out -- or perhaps my fascination with ground cover indicates I have developed Asperger's Syndrome. But think about it: Anywhere in the world that a sp ... More >>
A plastic surgeon has positive online reviews. But not from that patient who died.
Meet the talented Bay Area artists competing for our $2,500 grants.
We received more than 100 submissions this year from local artists vying to be named a Mastermind (and, perhaps, get a $2,500 grant). The quality of the entries was truly inspiring. That's why we've named 12 finalists this year instead of the usual 10--read up on this 2010's picks below. You can s ... More >>
Wallpaper.s Eric Frederic is an unstoppable viral music producer. But can the incessant songwriting, video blogging, and booty tweeting make him a star?
At Medjool, in a manner of speaking, the roof is on fireInvitations to join a Facebook page titled "SAVE MEDJOOL" are flooding San Franciscans' e-mail inboxes. The missive pleads for locals' help in persuading the big, bad Planning Department from pulling the permits for the Mission establishment's ... More >>
Meet the Rosenthals: two generations of art stars in one six-story warehouse.
A treasure trove of damning evidence against Big Tobacco has been unearthed at UCSF
Two exhibits take a look at alternate universes
A light, elegant, and appropriately deceitful Earnest
Lookout Cove opens in Sausalito
An extreme road trip that's never just a drag
Creativity in collaboration
Attaboy of the Yumfactory is one seriously off-center toy designer
The magical, unearthly delights of Shakespeare's classic come to life in a new production
A fresh, fun interpretation, set in the 1930s, at the California Shakespeare Festival
Chan's Trains and Hobbies
Collect all 6 billion!
John Flanagan and Nina Gold star in Summertime
Blue Canary and the art of thrift-store cabaret
Walter Shorenstein's skyscrapers shaped San Francisco. His cash configured City Hall. Publicly, he's pristine. But there's more than meets the eye to the man behind the megaliths.