From this week's Bouncer column:
I have many lifelong friends, but my memory is longer and clearer when it comes to the nuts I have known. I am generally docile and sedentary, but get me next to someone funny with a mischievous streak and some sort of switch goes off inside me, and our Wonder Twin ... More >>
Andrew GormanSchool's out, kids! The understandable fears sparked by San Bruno's immolation have led to some abrupt curriculum changes for hundreds of Bay Area students. Yesterday, three different West Bay schools were evacuated due to gas odors. San Bruno's Portola Elementary, and San Francisco' ... More >>
marisa w./YelpGrand Cafe's rococo art nouveaux surroundings make it an urbane oasis.The place: Grand Cafe, 501 Geary (at Taylor), 292-0101
The hours: Mon.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.
The deals: A wide array of snacks and drinks for $3-$7
The digs: Splendidly rococo art nouveaux setting makes you fee ... More >>
Random Night Out/Nick McGlynnThe embodiment of random, Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, appears to "Ice" Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the Webby Awards after-party.Icing, for the uninitiated, is a prank popular among bros, and start-up co-founders apparently, in which victims are requir ... More >>
There are plenty of space cadets in San Francisco, but Yuri's Night celebrates a man for actually leaving Earth's atmosphere.
And it does this with a very Bay Area-style party, combining high technology, creative styling, and a huge dance party. Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin officially became th ... More >>
Science news flash to supposed Google geniuses: Astronauts don't leave footprints on suns!Google, the ubiquitous search engine famously based on complex, supposedly-more-accurate-than-the-competition algorithms, Monday graced its homepage with a glaring, scientific error. The July 17 ... More >>