Passengers from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have begun legal action against Boeing, the manufacturer of the crashed 777 aircraft, and Asiana could be implicated in the same lawsuit in the coming days, according to a statement by a law firm representing the passengers. Ribbeck Law Chartered Internat ... More >>
UCSFDr. Kevin MackUPDATE: Lieutenant Troy Dangerfield tells SF Weekly that witnesses said the shuttle driver ran a red light. Yesterday, we delivered the sad news about Kevin Mack, a UCSF psychiatrist who was killed in a major car crash. Mack was on his way to work when a big rig collided with th ... More >>
This probably isn't exactly what Neil Young had in mind with "repowering the American dream": it turns out one of Young's pet projects, the 1959 Lincoln Continental he's turning into an electric car, started that fire in his Peninsula warehouse last week.The white landshark Continental somehow ca ... More >>
Will the remains of cows like this soon be powering your Land Rover?A proposal to make large quantities of biodiesel fuel in San Francisco has sparked opposition from the city's Green Party. The Greens assert the fuel -- which is in vogue as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional fossil fuels ... More >>
Get ready for some company, lads...If you're on the fence about whether your next car will be gas-guzzling Chevy Tahoe or gas-free Tesla Model S Sedan (only $49,900 -- such a bargain!) this might help you make a decision.
Tesla Motors Inc.'s initial public offering of shares was trading at Tuesday at $18.13, above market expectations of $14 to $16 each, according to NASDAQ.The Bay Area-based electric automaker had hoped to earn $209.7 million if shares sold at $15, with every extra dollar per share worth $11 ... More >>
Tesla's next endeavor? Fresh off the revelation that the company's top publicist is an avid fan and participant in San Francisco's Critical Mass monthly bicycle parade, Tesla Motors announced it will be opening an electric car store in America's top bicycling city, Boulder, Colorado.Last mo ... More >>
Unlike the vehicles in this classic Quinn Martin production, the S.F.-inspired car LocalMotors hopes to build won't be a giant gas-guzzler that gets great air on the hillsCarmaker LocalMotors is planning to build a vehicle based on San Francisco. But here's the catch. You have to design it.The co ... More >>
If a neighborhood group has its way, it may be a while before you see a scene such as this in San FranciscoA Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood group last week filed suit against the city planning department alleging San Francisco trampled environmental laws when it exempted a proposed biodiesel pla ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs I have to admit something before I begin: Gavin's ability to be boring is stronger than my ability to be funny. I'm slipping. I think I can hold the line for seven-and-a-half hours, but if he posts a sequel (perhaps "State of the City: Revolutions," or "State of the City: Attac ... More >>
Take a cruise with a real Rosie
Down at Da Corner, Bouncer gets her crunk on, coins term "muff muffle."
Chronicling the breaking of the world record for distance moonwalking, for reasons unknown
A tired comedy of three gay roommates in a crisis at Christmas
Pulling the Plug on Electric Cars; Hypocrisy, Pro and Con; God, More Letters
Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.
16 Horsepower; Le Tigre; Wammies