There is less waiting these days. Cross the country in six hours. Exchange correspondence within seconds. Buy the new Jordan's with a click from the couch. The few stretches of waiting -- 20 seconds on the elevator, three minutes at the taco truck, an hour at the DMV -- turn into stretches, via sm ... More >>
We've all been there -- we need a ride home from a late night of pub crawling and we don't want to throw up on Muni. So we call that lucky friend with a car to hitch a ride home. Now, our friend never quarrels with us and lets us hog the phone charger in the car. And their vehicle has a pink mustac ... More >>
Sheila Milosky, the sort-of unpopular Paul Revere Elementary School principal, has been sentences to Saturday detention of her own sorts. A judge handed the 50-year-old educator community service in connection to her DUI arrest last month where she allegedly sideswiped a few cars on the Golden Gate ... More >>
Not going to Coachella? Don't be bummed out -- there are plenty of ways to have similar kinds of fun at home right here in the Bay Area. Don't believe us? Just work your way through this list 10 Coachella-simulating activities, and see if you don't feel better about not going to the real deal. (And ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanKing of Currywurst's Chilean hot dog, $6.25.King of Cürrywurst's Dirk Adolphs has been working on getting his food cart permitted for quite some time. SFoodie first wrote about Adolphs in November, when he started selling his sausages in curry ketchup -- a street snack as adored ... More >>
Vargas was a Chron editorial assistant before he was famousA Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter at The Washington Post came out in a story in the New York Times Magazine published online Wednesday as an undocumented immigrant. Jose Antonio Vargas is a Filipino national who climbed this countr ... More >>
Calibree PhotographyThe Black Lips at Great American Music Hall on Saturday. The Black Lips Cerebral Ballzy Personal and the Pizzas June 11, 2011 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Getting peed on at one of those Black Lips shows of lore. The Saturday after the release of their new, M ... More >>
Courtesy of Hernandez FamilyOrgan Donor Joe Olivares Hernandez, the man beaten to death at Temple Nightclub, wanted to be a doctor to help save lives -- and he is managing to do just that a few weeks after he died. Hernandez, a 30-year-old medical student at UCSF, had told his family he wanted to ... More >>
Shelly Denise Jones' alleged bank robberies are now a federal caseWe've written a bit about Shelly Denise Jones, the Antioch bus driver accused of driving her bus to a bank in Daly City and robbing it -- and wearing such stylish clothes while allegedly knocking over two San Francisco banks that w ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.
A cult novel must continue its search for a worthy film adaptation.
Luis ChongCurry Up Now's S.F. debut has been pushed back slightly.Peninsula-based Indian taco truck biz Curry Up Now had hoped to roll into San Francisco this week, but owner Akash Kapoor is now hoping to debut here during the first week of January. "We're about a week, 10 days delayed," Kapo ... More >>
Jim HerdA pair of culprits have emerged as the potential causes for the weekend's nasty Muni crash at West Portal station: Sources within Muni have told the media that the veteran driver reported he blacked out -- which wouldn't have been a problem if the driver didn't shift his train from automatic ... More >>
W. Kamau Bell has built a career on examining the messy intersections of race and class in a supposedly postracial world.
A well-known erotic performer is now an international fugitive. A look into whos getting caught up in the identity theft crackdown.
In the age of terror, are the people who make fake identification documents for the Hispanic community noble public servants -- or national security risks?
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Prosecutors, judges, governors, a sex offender, and a woman with a penchant for poor judgement entangle California and Texas in an epic child custody war with two sure losers -- aged 7 and 9.
So many San Franciscans live in cars, vans, campers, and buses that the city wants to create a "vehicular community" where they could legally park. But if we build it, will the "houseless" come?
City Attorney Louise Renne helps out around home
Sara Felder's screwball comedy mixes conventions and convictions, with mixed results
A new car-impound program hands too much power to the police