This past weekend, meat became the star darling of the Silicon Valley nerd world. Food Tech Connect, an organization devoted to innovations in food systems, herded together over 250 people from a smattering of fields at Stanford for Hack//Meat -- a 48-hour hackathon intended to develop solutions t ... More >>
By SEAN J. O'CONNELL SFJAZZ Opening Night Concert with McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Bill Frisell, Bill Cosby, and more Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 SFJAZZ Center via NPR web stream Despite not having had regular employment for the last year or so, I have had the opportunity to see Radiohead perform live ... More >>
Christmas time may have come and gone -- but 'tis the season for disgruntled musicians (and their heirs) to sue record companies for allegedly substituting lumps of coal in lieu of royalty payments. The legendary R&B Band The Dells have certainly faced their share of adversity over the past h ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, Business Insider, the puerile gossip 'n' lies site run by disgraced, bubble-era Internet-stock analyst Henry Blodget, informed us that a "source close to Facebook employees" said in an e-mail to the site that the company would go public within weeks. The article's author, N ... More >>
Everyone harbors suspicions that police are enjoying deep discounts on coffee and donuts all over the city -- and, as department spokeswoman Sergeant Lyn Tomioka tells us, they usually are. But it's protocol to never accept anything for free. If the clerk insists, the common practice is to toss t ... More >>
Street kids expect the neighborhood to welcome them as it did their forebears in the '60s, but residents, merchants, and cops are planning a different future
Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard is reeling, under investigation for invading the privacy of journalists and its own board members. Do you see a way out for the computing giant?
In the age of terror, are the people who make fake identification documents for the Hispanic community noble public servants -- or national security risks?
Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go
A Bay Area company moves the dildo into the national mainstream -- one housewife at a time
Eighty Methodist pastors from Northern California plan to challenge church law by co-officiating at a lesbian wedding. It's an act of conscience that could sunder America's second-largest denomination -- and bring gay marriage to the center of national co