The Giants accomplished exactly what they hoped to: beating the hapless Diamondbacks three out of four to open the 2014 season in Phoenix. San Francisco scored 23 runs versus Arizona "pitching" in the series, with Brandon Belt (three home runs and five RBIs) and Angel Pagan (.421 with 6 RBIs) lead ... More >>
While spring hopes eternal for 30 clubs until a pitch is thrown in earnest, only five in each league will make it to October. Look for the San Francisco Giants to be one of those teams. Here's a few things to consider when Bruce Bochy's men open the 2014 season Monday night in Arizona, Madison B ... More >>
Beck Treasure Island Music Festival Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 Maybe it has something to do with Scientology, but Beck doesn't age like normal humans. He looked a little tired for a moment, to be sure, taking a breath after the set-opening "Devil's Haircut" -- on which the bass was far too loud and ever ... More >>
By CORY SKLAR It's Oscar season again, which means close to nothing to music nerds. Most of the time, of course, the Oscars bring very little to the table in terms of great music. Sure, they have their Best Original Song and Best Score categories. And sure, sometimes Three 6 Mafia, Trent Reznor, or ... More >>
Is that Harry Reid in the middle?Some of you might have found it particularly hard to greet the Red Dawn of Nov. 3. We admit that it's difficult to face the idea of Tea Party-propelled candidates marching off to Washington with plans to combat imagined New World Order conspiracies within the vaul ... More >>
Flickr user dgollubAmong the better ideas which Mayor Gavin Newsom shamelessly ripped off from other cities is Sunday Streets, wherein stretches of pavement are declared verboten to automobile traffic and taken over instead by cyclists, unicyclists, tricyclists, and mere perambulators.This Sunday ... More >>
Ashley HarrellSantacon, 2008Talking about how goddamn cold is in in San Francisco is free, but that got old on Tuesday. Now it's Friday and you need other ideas for how to entertain yourself and your buddies on the cheap. Here's our list of recommendations below. Mi Ami w/ Inca Ore, Jozef Van W ... More >>
Mission MissionNoooooooooooooooooooooo! Palace Family Steakhouse closes. [Mission Mission]Yikes. We weren't the only ones who didn't like Kylie Minogue's U.S. debut. [Merc]Ruh-roh. Scientologists suck in an unwitting passerby. [SF Citizen]Dude behind the Obama "death poll" is from Palo Alto ... More >>
All Shook Down's weekend kicked off with a facebook-and-Twitter-orchestrated flash rave, which drove hundreds of kiddies to the section of Golden Gate Park next to the Conservatory of Flowers Friday night. The party started at around 8:30 p.m. and went on for an hour, at which point the boys in blue ... More >>
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
Name: Paul Costuros aka Paul Paul a.k.a. Special Lord B. Club nights: Saturday Night Soul Party, Club Internationale', Girl Groups Night, Lost & Found, Ska War. Style of music you spin: 60's Soul, R&B, Oldies, International Soul/Funk/Disco/Pop/Go-go/Jazz/garage/Rock-n-Roll/, Girl Groups, Jamaican/ ... More >>
By Matt Smith Ever since Gavin Newsom attended a Scientology fund-raising event with his girlfriend last year, analysts have wondered: would San Francisco’s mayor unfairly favor the cult established by L. Ron Hubbard? Earlier this month Newsom proved such skeptics wrong. He's shown himself ... More >>
Conventional wisdom says psychiatric drugs save lives, but for some San Franciscans the pills are a prescription for disaster
We look back on the big news stories of 2006 and ask the tough question: Are you an apologist for the year that was?
A gas station attendant pumps out enlightenment in Peaceful Warrior
Infiltrator turns San Francisco into the backdrop of his very own Broadway production!
Infiltrator takes in NASA Space Camp for kids. As an adult. To save the planet.
Spill salt, break mirrors, and cross your fingers at the Superstition Obstacle Course
Week of Wednesday, October 20, 2004
eXtreme Elvis: This could be your last chance to get shit and pissed on!
Week of September 3, 2003
Jackpot proves that karaoke movies are a bad idea even if you're a hip auteur
The disparate tales of "Boys Life 3" showcase the flourishing art of the gay short film
Letters from March 29, 2000