5. The Faint @ Regency Ballroom, Saturday, Nov. 17 The first time you heard The Faint's album Danse Macabre, you probably were struck by how distinctive it was. This album was dance music for people who only listened to indie music -- what a brilliant concept! Not to make you aging hipsters feel old ... More >>
S.F. rappers can make driving-around videos, too! We told you last week about the new mixtape from Bay Area hip-hop DJ Prince Aries, entitled Clean Ass Whip. (The short version: it's a local rap mixtape, and it's good.) Today arrived the video for the mix's title cut, a flush, laid-back rhyme ... More >>
Apparently, he isn't the worst security guard since the Rolling Stones ingeniously opted to hire the Hell's Angels to work Altamont. He's just a crook. It turns out a man who dresses like a security guard is providing anything but at banks in both Alameda and San Francisco. Alameda police say the ... More >>
The pause that refreshes...Mission Bay has an anticipatory buzz going on; you can't help but recall that waiting to be picked up for prom/going to McDonald's in a tux or lavender gown/going bowling afterward feeling. Hey, Friday is opening day at home. And the last thing you'd want on opening day ... More >>
New Chronicle Publisher Frank Vega has been cast as a villain, but he may be just what the Hearst empire needs to defeat the dark forces of the new economy
So many San Franciscans live in cars, vans, campers, and buses that the city wants to create a "vehicular community" where they could legally park. But if we build it, will the "houseless" come?