As a Filipino kid growing up in the Bay Area during the '80s, Marky Enriquez, aka Proof, was intent on being part of the region's famed mobile DJ scene, where breakdancers and DJs competed for notoriety at every party. Upon discovering that he couldn't quite master the moves, he found his talents be ... More >>
Sadly, the weeklong search for 20-year-old Brett Michael Olson has come to an end after his body was found yesterday morning along the Sacramento River. A Memorial Service is being planned for Tuesday, according to his family, who left the following message on Facebook:You all are our friends now. ... More >>
A Lafayette family and community continue their search for Brett Olson after he disappeared while tubing down the Sacramento River over Labor Day Weekend.Brett Olson, 20, a rising Junior at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, was last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday when he arrived at Beer Can Beach along the Sacra ... More >>
How many of us fantasized about going to college in the Ivy League? To be thought of as among "the best and the brightest," and get a shot at opportunities most people don't have? When a few of my sex-positive colleagues said they were speaking this week at Yale University at something called "Sex W ... More >>
Royalty-Free Images/FlickrAngus cattle, like the kind currently chewing its cud at Belcampo Meat's farm.For a cow to magically transform into the ribeye steak sitting in your fridge, the animal travels through numerous middlemen: From the farmer to the feedlot, the feedlot to the slaughterhouse, ... More >>
View "In Transit:" How to Get from S.F. to L.A. in a larger map Huh. We just realized we're crazy. How so? The Google map above traces the public transit odyssey your humble narrator undertook between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen transfers, seven local transit agencies -- ah, sorry, we' ... More >>
Do ask, do tell: San Franciscans on Obama's promise to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." [Mission Loc@l]Crescent City man accused of threatening Obama via email. [SFist]Missed your stop? Blame Obama. [Richmond Blog]An interview with the woman who intervened in last week's Muni fight. [Muni Diaries]Pic ... More >>
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