Mattarello, a local artisan pasta company named for the rolling pin that Italians use to roll pasta, will be holding a pasta shop pop-up this Saturday, April 6 at Biondivino from 3-6 p.m. The menu will include nests of fresh pasta like tagliatelle, pappardelle, whole-wheat fettuccine, parsley-garlic ... More >>
Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department officially labeled MS-13 a transnational criminal organization. No other American-born street gang has earned that distinction, which has previously been given to groups like the Yakuza in Japan and the Zetas in Mexico.The classification speaks to the gang's s ... More >>
As described in this week's feature, "Hiding in Plain Sight," Bay Area MS-13 member Elgado Medrano's 2009 arrest for a car theft in South Carolina first hinted that Wilfredo Reyes had hidden away in that state.If Medrano, along with a couple of other guys, hadn't stolen a car, it's possibl ... More >>
Days before Green Day releases the first of an ambitious trio of new albums, singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong announced plans to enter rehab for substance abuse after he went on a profane tirade and stormed offstage at a Las Vegas concert on Friday.
In the wake of Armstrong's troubles, Gre ... More >>
Update (4:55 p.m.): The District Attorney announced this afternoon that Wilfredo Reyes will be charged with three counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, one count of aiding and abetting in the discharge of a firearm, and one count of participating in a street gang. One count of conspiracy ... More >>
Edwin Ramos, the 25-year-old convicted on three counts of first degree murder, will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
This morning, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Charles Haines sentenced him to three consecutive life terms, without the possibility of parole.
This comes about a mont ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Bow-chica-wow-wow and a side of steak. Eater SF discovers that the pending Penthouse Club and Steakhouse will be moving into North Beach. The first west coast location of the club is slated for the former ... More >>
Who's the Dodgers' alibi?The family of Bryan Stow sued the Dodgers this week for negligence, arguing the stadium failed to provide sufficient security guards who could have prevented the 42-year-old Giants fan from being knocked into a coma after the opener game March 31. But personal injury ... More >>
Edwin Ramos, the man who killed sanctuary cities
The 2008 slaying of an Excelsior District man and his two sons in San Francisco, allegedly by an illegal immigrant, roiled ill will towards the city's sanctuary city status. But now the murders are being held against a candidate for the Board of Su ... More >>
Dave McElhattonIf you're a Bay Area native, Dave McElhatton reading the news is woven tightly into the DNA of your nostalgia, along with Charley & Humphrey, It's-Its, Zachary's Pizza, and earthquake stories. The news today that McElhatton has died hits locals hard. The brotherly, then fatherl ... More >>
John BirdsallMortadella hot dog with house-made pickles and mustard ($7).Monday, May 31, 2010
_e.t/FlickrWhere tourists throng, there are no holidays. That's why, if you failed to source that drop-dead Memorial Day picnic you told yourself last year you'd be spreading out in Lindley M ... More >>
Nick Sherman/ FlickrHow civilized.Remember all the time you spent this year out on the sidewalk, enduring hour-plus waits for a table at Flour Water (2401 Harrison at 20th St.)? Ah, good times. Well, you'll be able to say farewell to 2009 from the comfort of the restaurant's interior. For N ... More >>