Just like not-so-good folks in corporate America manipulated the California tax code to give rich people a boost, the good folks at Portal A manipulated technology help us understand just how bad things are for us and how great things are for the 1 percent. Riffing off all things current -- the Olym ... More >>
A diplomatic placard on your car means you can park it anywhere. But what about a car that you really can park anywhere? This eye-catching, pint-sized "official" vehicle was spotted in front of the Italian Consulate General on Webster. True to form, it was crammed in a spot the size of a cigar box. ... More >>
Coming soon to your dad's new car.Is it greed? Does he need the money? Or does Dr. Dre really not know that the world would much rather receive Detox -- the album he's been promising us since 2004 -- than his endorsement of the speakers in luxurious new Chrysler sedans?For those of you new to Dre ... More >>
We've written a little bit about Eugene Caldwell, the 78-year-old 49ers fan killed by a runaway police horse last year at Candlestick Park. According to court records, Caldwell's widow and grown children filed suit against a bevy of defendants on April 17; yesterday the Examiner ran a story in wh ... More >>
Joe EskenaziThe vehicle that transported generations of Italians -- and offered them a site to sire generations of progeniesWe've seen this guy around town several times, but, thankfully, this time we had our camera. What manner of car is this that one could, seemingly, parallel park into an outhous ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
This is part of our continuing effort to see if we can watch Gavin Newsom's entire State of the City address before it kills us.
Click here for all the Newsom-isodes.
Today Gavin is talking about the issue of homelessness, except when he's talking about panhandling. Homeles ... More >>
Five months ago, two black homicide detectives got fed up with the Police Department's inaction on black-on-black murders. Thus was born the Crime Response Unit to Stop Homicide (CRUSH): six cops with the grit and guile to tackle the toughest cases in the