V-Nasty entered 2012 with the stench of BAYTL all over her. A collaboration with her favorite rapper, Gucci Mane, the mixtape was received by critics as hip-hop's sloppiest shit-sandwich in a while. The Bay's V-Nasty and Atlanta's Gucci may have enjoyed a few larks in the studio while making the rec ... More >>
It's holiday time and with the world sparkling with Christmas lights and menorah candles, it's time to start thinking about what to get for the coffee lover wedged in to the darker nooks of your family tree. Be it certified coffee geek or simple espresso fan, there's a gift out there for each of ... More >>
R.I.P., guy and gal.More than just a band ended today, with the White Stripes' announcement that they are formally ceasing to record, perform, exist. (They hadn't done anything for a long while, anyway.) Easily the best of a cohort that might loosely be known as the "The" bands -- the Strokes, th ... More >>
The only official fire business on this day, apparently, was watching the Giants get burnedLast week, complaints about fire fighters improperly using their San Francisco Fire Department parking permits while leaving their cars strewn about town led the department to issue an official memo. Its me ... More >>
James Franco, live and at the Castro on SundayThirteen is a very lucky number, and we've always seen Friday the 13th as the night to press that luck--rather than the night you get sliced up by a serial killer at a summer camp. Anyway, here's this week's lucky list for cheap bastards everywhere. B ... More >>
A negative review on Yelp is bad for business. That's why some merchants feel they must keep Yelpers happy at any cost.
Off-duty police officers making time and a half are swarming over construction sites, handing out tickets. Only in S.F.
Life Imitates Apatow; Moped Bitches Lash Out
The mechanical marvels of Ben Trautman defy categorization
One man, two wives, and their messy lives on an intimate stage
Pixar's latest is no lemon, but it does have that used-Cars smell
District B13 puts American action movies to shame
In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad, and unmistakably real
Ho-Down With Karen Black
How a Willie Brown real estate venture snagged tens of millions of dollars in government subsidies and opened the way for Democratic heavyweight Angelo Tsakopoulo to make even more money
Mayor Willie Brown has made official decisions benefiting business entities that are partners in the mayor's own private business endeavors. Is this intersection of Brown's public decisions and private finances a coincidence - or a conflict of interest?
When can a repeat felon manipulate the police and fire departments to crush a law-abiding bar and restaurant? When the felon's a San Francisco pol, and the bar's on Mission Street.
When older gay men of means want youthful companionship, they seek out the ...
Paul Nave, a polite, well-spoken product of upscale Marin County, has climbed out of boxing obscurity to fight for a world title. He's a polished fighter, but he's probably going to get his ass kicked.
Earlier this year, the District Attorney's Office was flirting with farce. Then Terence Hallinan called in David Millstein.
There are two joys in life -- making things and breaking things -- and pirate journalist Warren Hinckle has excelled at both