Medical authorities have identified the man who killed himself after leading police on a car chase to Treasure Island as 29-year-old Duncan Phillips. Phillips, a Benecia resident, was reportedly wanted by Benicia police for allegedly stealing his ex-girlfriend's car at gunpoint and robbing and pist ... More >>
Maureen "Action" JacksonThe Twilight Singers at Great American Music Hall on Saturday The Twilight Singers Saturday, September 17, 2011 Great American Music Hall There's a good chance one of your favorite bands is on a Classic Album tour right now. Primal Scream is playing the entirety of Sc ... More >>
Tony Hall says he'll make a living no matter what...If Jeff Adachi is this city's pension crusader, Tony Hall must be pension pope. The former supervisor and professional singer (who has an colorful past, no doubt) told SF Weekly that Adachi's pension solution "isn't worth a darn." It simply does ... More >>
A pair of MacGyver-esque identity thieves has pleaded guilty to implanting devices in gas pumps that stole customers' checking-account information, a scheme that state officials say brought in $90,000.The California Attorney General's office announced today that the men -- David Karapetyan and Zh ... More >>
Blue Bottle Coffee Co.Rendering of Blue Bottle's proposed coffee trailer and its site in Dolores Park.Organizers of tonight's community meeting at Dolores Park Church to discuss Rec and Park's vendor plans for Dolores Park are finalizing the final agenda. And while representatives of would-be ... More >>
Hey, nothing to worry about...Explosions will ripple through the Bay Area today -- but those averse to objects blowing up are urged to worry not. It's all part of the drill. Today is the Golden Guardian full-scale, port security exercise across the state -- and "The Ports of Oakland, Redwood City ... More >>
Will $250,000 hole in the water stay afloat or be scrapped for target practice?
Is a musician's dream gig a post at Guitar Center? We spent a day on the job to find out.
Wry, affecting tales about the animals that live around us
Fleshies have what it takes -- nudity, pissed-off lyrics, blazing noise -- to be Oakland's next great punk band
Federal agents smoke out an insidious Bay Area smuggling ring as part of their ceaseless efforts to keep our streets safe from illegal Cuban cigars
Once, she partied with the Rolling Stones. Now, shunned by family and sued by friends, aging eccentric Arden Van Upp has retreated to her mansion.
Cleaning up on violent deaths
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?
"Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di