The alleged revaluation, first reported by the New York Daily News over the weekend, that Melky Cabrera's associates attempted to create a fake website for a fake supplement to help him maneuver around a 50-game steroid suspension has jolted San Francisco's sports media into anger. The Chronicle's ... More >>
Tonight marks the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Thousands of spectacularly talented athletes, outfitted in uniforms resembling packets of mustard and ketchup, the witches of the Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, or those guys with the matching blazers on Glee, will march into the stadium. The g ... More >>
Former congressman JD Hayworth hosts the most gentlemanly three hours in conservative talk radio, twinkling warmly over the 9 a.m.-to-noon shift at KSFO 560 with all the fire and fury of the avuncular God up in the stars at the opening of It's a Wonderful Life. He chats up the issues of the day, ... More >>
Liza GershmanLocal spirits at the Bay Area Distillers PanelIf you didn't manage to make it out to the cocktail pairing dinners last night, there are more coming up this Cocktail Week, along with a whole day's worth of drinking today. Lydia Reissmueller was killing it last night at Beretta wit ... More >>
celebdu/FlickrThis group is clearly ready for rum. Where: Bar Adagio When: Thurs., June 9, 6:30-8 p.m Cost: Free, but you must RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org The rundown: Tonight's Bar Adagio's Cocktail College, the popular series held on the second Thursday of each month, features the tasty ... More >>
10 percent of California's inmates are non-citizens.It's not a winning spot to brag about, but the Golden State is No.1 when it comes to incarcerating criminal immigrants. In fact, California is the only state to break the 100,000 mark. What's worse -- the state is shouldering the majority of the ... More >>
Heirloom Connecticut broadleaf tobacco leaves from Happy Quail Farms.San Francisco's tobacco lovers can finally get their nicotine fix without offending their neighbors or destroying their lungs ― and I'm not talking about those ridiculous electronic cigarettes. Uncured heirloom tobacco is ... More >>
Amid the chaos that is Haiti, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her lifes work.
She's been called the female Manny Pacquiao. But can Ana Julaton make people care about women's boxing?
Oakland's Hottub's got its start rather randomly three years ago, and has quickly formed into one of the Bay Area's biggest draws. Although the press occasionally mistakenly tags the band as an all-girl group, the female MC's of Hottub--Nicole Feliciano (aka CoCo Machete), Amber Griffin-Royal (ak ... More >>
Long rap sheet? No problem. Transgender Latina hookers in S.F. are successfully fighting deportation by asking for asylum.
Paladar brings to S.F. the real flavors of Cuba
Struggling to find homegrown recruits, the military is persuading immigrants to enlist by dangling promises of U.S. citizenship
The playwright of one of these one-acts seems to have vanished without a trace
When Sherlock's Haven closes, the city's cigar and pipe smokers will lose one of their few public refuges
What do you think about the Felipe Alou-KNBR brouhaha? Racism, or just a bunch of Caribbean slop? Take quiz, find out.
An international exhibition for the Bay Area's isolated, disparate artists
Love of the national pastime, on display at a downtown art gallery
Was the Son of God a journeyman pitcher, a reliever, or a late-season call-up?
Adult.'s dispassionate synth-pop, and Si*Se's diaphanous trip-hop
Thanks to their cool world-music electronica and some major help from the Internet, the Supreme Beings of Leisure may become the first rock stars born on the Web.
Three San Francisco men found riches in Antiqua with their Internet gambling site. Now they're federal fugitives. Caribbean
Federal agents smoke out an insidious Bay Area smuggling ring as part of their ceaseless efforts to keep our streets safe from illegal Cuban cigars
A longtime cigar nut examines the sudden crass commercialism of his favorite vice