Bikes are big business these days. Companies of all sizes will happily sell you a $10,000 dream bike, a $500 custom fitting, $300 shorts -- but bike co-ops and non-profits cater to the other end of the market. Bling bikes might be a luxury item for some, but a working bike is basic transportation ... More >>
Heads-up! It's almost Friday, are you ready for fun? Don't answer that, because even if you are, we've got another full round-up of parties for you to look through. This time around we're keeping things no-nonsense, simple, and streamlined, with some sure-shot events you wont want to miss. So, read ... More >>
Here's some good news for fans of dance music and high quality sound systems. Though 222 Hyde recently closed, its Turbosound rig will find a new home at Potrero Hill art-oriented nightclub Project One. Owner Brooke Waterhouse posted the news on her Facebook page yesterday, and the system is now ful ... More >>
Language barriers and cultural differences haven't stopped Brazilian-born Palestinian DJ Adnan Sharif from realizing his dreams as a house producer and underground party promoter in S.F. and around the globe. As founder of house music collective Forward SF, which celebrates its 11th anniversary this ... More >>
University of California, DavisBaby Coho salmon: worth protecting.In the latest episode of their new science podcast, Field Trip, local journalists Kara Platoni and Eric Simons set out to ask the question: Why exactly are all the fish in the ocean disappearing, and how do we measure how quickly ... More >>
terriem/FlickrMaybe the line at Bakesale Betty in Temescal won't be quite so fierce Sunday. Then again...Going East-Bay al fresco for the holiday weekend? Lake Temescal, Tilden: They'll be crowded, for sure, but a hell of a lot more bucolic than Dolores. • Picnickers looking to Oakland fo ... More >>
Will Franken pokes fun at Bay Area values, but in a city of misfits, he fits right in
Nothing you really wanted to know about Scott Peterson's paramour, presented tediously, for just $20
Dog Bites, a track neophyte, learns the secret to betting on the ponies: hunches
Take an aviary amble
What to do, all summer long
The economy's been laid low, but you can still get high. Extremely.
You don't have to be embarrassed to read romance novels anymore. With modern themes and better writing, Bay Area authors are helping to make the genre almost (gasp!) respectable.
Foreign workers coming into the country for high-paying tech jobs often bring wives with them. When these women are beaten and abused, they have nowhere to run.
Hang the DJ, Eat It and Beat It, and A Toast
'Cue up for first-rate ribs at James & James; ambience gives a boost to the vittles at Powell's Place