Word on the mountain is that the blaze on Mt. Diablo officially stopped growing overnight, and firefighters now have the fire 45 percent contained. That's not to say we're out of the woods just yet. Residents in the nearby community of Clayton continued evacuating and cities left air quality advis ... More >>
Now that the Yosemite wildfire is under control, fire crews can focus their efforts on trying to put a cap on the mountain blaze in Contra Costa County where a fire broke out Sunday afternoon. According to press reports, some 250 firefighters have been working to extinguish the blaze, which was o ... More >>
For local DJ Chris Fox, seeing someone's hair catch fire during a gig is no longer a huge deal. His successes have been built on simply having a good time to great music, with zero tolerance for pretentiousness. This formula has propelled Fox and longtime collaborator Kool Karlo to coveted permanent ... More >>
The year 2012 was a pretty stellar one for San Francisco. If you doubt us for a second, just think no farther than the San Francisco Giants World Series win. But amid the remarkable (sweeping baseball) moments -- like when the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence crashing Sheriff Joe Arpaio's dinner in ... More >>
We're guessing you've noticed that the weather in San Francisco has turned from pleasant to kinda cold. In other words, your second-hand hoodie won't suffice. But if you think you're cold sitting in your cubicle, try sleeping on the streets tonight. Which brings us to our point: Homeless folks rea ... More >>
How many Hail Marys would a priest dole out for stealing Rosary Beads?Last week, a man walked into a store on the corner of Haight and Clayton streets, where snatched some rosary beads and ran off. The merchant called police who were on the lookout for a stoned dude possibly saying his Hail Marys. E ... More >>
Watching Mike Moran, co-owner and bartender at Hobson's Choice in the Upper Haight, make a Suck the Monkey ($10, coconut water, a blend of six rums, lime juice) by carefully using a drill and squeeze bottles on a coconut is both impressive and fascinating--besides the professor on Gilligan's Isla ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanBurger Urge's steakhouse burger: Prepare to be filled.A few weeks ago, the wooden chrysalis surrounding a former tattoo parlor on Haight and Clayton came down, and Jack Mogannam and Sam Sirhed's Burger Urge erupted, all neon and windows The owners spent months refitting the ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. If opening a Mexican restaurant, head east. Inside Scoop reports, via Bloomberg news, that chef Traci Des Jardins is looking at New York, Boston, and Washington D.C., as possible expansion cities for her ... More >>
L to R: Shane King and Eric KozakAside from the fact that Shane King and Eric Kozak (of White Girl Lust) have been around San Francisco for ages DJing, promoting parties, and just being general badasses, they need little introduction because it's all within this special double-helping interv ... More >>
Monday, August 24, 2009 Let's do lunch: Sure, the new-school places Pal's and Kitchenette pay homage -- overt or not --to this North Beach sandwich prototype. Show some respect to the original, says SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody, with a grilled meatball sandwich with Swiss cheese, on ... More >>
As you'll learn from today's DJ Q&A, Kool Karlo & Haightin' Clayton are quite fond of skate mags, plastic watering cans, and making Tuesdays into the new Fridays. (But they can also keep Fridays as the new Fridays, if you check Clayton out tonight.)The pair pull San Franciscans out ... More >>
Janine Kahn The tables in the front windows are a nice place to watch the passing parade known as the Haight. Martin Macks, the Irish bar and restaurant shuttered since a fire in September, recently reopened, freshened up with light hardwood floors and five bigscreen TVs. It's good to see ... More >>
Cuba Gooding Jr. spars with Helen Mirren in Shadowboxer
Ghosts love Haight
Rarities from a lost kingdom
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A Listing of Halloween Events
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