A 54-year-old man is in the hospital today with serious head injuries after being attacked and robbed while in a Porta Potty last night.
According to police, the man, who has not been identified, was with a black man and woman in a Porta Potty on the corner of Larkin and Myrtle (who even wants to k ... More >>
A 25-year-old woman is in the hospital today with serious head injuries after she crashed into a light pole yesterday morning in the Inner Sunset. According to police, the woman, who has not been identified, was driving along 19th Avenue and Lawton at 8:23 a.m. when she crashed into a light pole for ... More >>
Retired football players have died young at an alarming rate and each death repeats the question: Exactly how culpable is the NFL?
In May 2008, Curtis Whitley, an offensive lineman who played in the league for six years, died from a reported drug overdose. He was 39, and in the years before he died ... More >>
Latanya Marie Session, a San Francisco woman, is locked in a bitter dispute over her foreclosed home, which she lost while she was in the hospital suffering from a brain injury.Session's daughter and appointed guardian, Bess Kennedy, filed a complaint in 2010 after the bank foreclosed on her mother' ... More >>
Dr. Geoff Manley, the neurosurgeon taking over the care of Bryan Stow today.Bryan Stow, the Giants fan suffering brain damage after being beaten by Dodgers fans, will be delivered to a hospital on the Giants' home turf today. Stow is set to arrive at San Francisco General Hospital by 5 p.m., a ho ... More >>
Illustration by Doug FraserAnother startling indication of the potential prevalence of football-related brain degeneration came to light yesterday, as the disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was diagnosed in the autopsied brain of deceased Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson.The ... More >>
Sen.Leland Yee is making another attempt to make the ski slopes safer in California. The San Francisco Democrat, who is making a bid for San Francisco mayor, wants to force kids to wear a helmet when they ski and snowboard. Yee has reintroduced his bill that failed last year after then Gov. Arnol ... More >>
Chris Brymer, far left, pictured with XFL teammatesLast month we reported in a cover story on the case of Chris Brymer, a former star lineman at USC who has been charged with hate-crime assault in San Francisco. Interviews with medical experts and with Brymer's friends and relatives indicated he ... More >>
Aaron FarmerTapioca Ed Jew now blames a brain-freeze (of sorts) for his corruptionA tired writer could describe Ex-Supervisor Ed Jew's rise and fall as "meteoric" -- but, then, meteors don't really rise that often. So let's liken Jew to a bottle rocket -- he ascended gloriously before flaming out fo ... More >>