Some people frequently wear coffee. For example, when picking up after my dog in the morning, I've been known to wear a lot of coffee.
Just like the gay community celebrated the president's newfound support for same-sex marriage last month, the immigrant community is now rejoicing in today's news that President Barack Obama would temporarily halt deportations of some immigrant youngsters.It's a remarkable feat for the hundreds of t ... More >>
TLC's Chilli is now hawking Dasani. (Side note: Chilli looks amazing.)A decade or two ago, bottled water was associated with the WASPiest of the white -- alpha-dog fitness geeks, neurotic soccer moms, people too good for what comes out of the tap. Now, according to a new Mother Jones article, bot ... More >>
Me, scared?While President Barack Obama voiced support for the DREAM Act today in Silicon Valley, one of the Bay Area's most vociferous leaders in the national student movement to get the bill passed is now facing deportation. If passed, the DREAM Act would pave the path of citizenship for any il ... More >>
It's hard to tell who's using whom....Before the crowds arrived for the last tours of the creaky Transbay Terminal Friday, Mayor Gavin Newsom showed up for his own private walk through ("private" in mayor's terms means followed by his spokesman Tony Winnicker, staffers, Chron reporters and us). A ... More >>
In California, many undocumented immigrants are offered cheap college tuition, only to find they cant get jobs after they graduate.
sfwater.orgWorth every pennyTake a long, cool drink of the Hetch Hetchy the next time someone hands you a bottle of Fiji: city officials have long said that the imported mountain water which provides San Franciscans' tap water is better than bottled H20, and now they have a study to prove it.The ... More >>
T. PalmerName: Fiji MixBrand: Bhooja KingOrigin: Hayward Found at: Rainbow Grocery (1745 Folsom at 13th St.)Cost: $3.79Ingredients: Peas, salt, poha, garlic, peanuts, chile, canola oil, gram flour, nutsThe word: Poha, or flattened rice snacks, form the basis of Fiji's answer to Chex Mix. Ta ... More >>
M. Ladd Circa's Erik Hopfinger, bearing tasty lamb chops. At the opening reception for SF Chefs.Food.Wine in Union Square last night, several attendees were giggling over reports that horns had trumpeted the appearance of Mayor Gavin Newsom minutes earlier. SFoodie spotted Michael Bauer and ... More >>
An endangered species indeedAn environmental group last week sued the federal government in San Francisco District Court, charging the U.S. has moved with the speed of a roadrunner with a broken leg and the efficiency of a decapitated chicken in protecting 31 species of birds via the Endangered Spec ... More >>
By Matthew Stafford The first time I headed up to Lake Tahoe a decade or so ago, I figured the place would be lined with rustic, pine-timbered ski lodges where grizzled mountain men grilled trout fresh from the lake and served it on a plank with a few huckleberries and a mug of hard cider. Imagine ... More >>
Witherspoon and Vaughn's yuletide carol is Four Christmases too many.
A dozen local musicians find a silver lining in the election results. Seriously.
Even among long-distance runners, S.F.'s Dean Karnazes is a phenom
Carmel Sanger's death -- a walk-in shooting at a SOMA hair salon called the Pink Tarantula -- was professionally brutal. Her life was a wondrous combination of the drag queens and musicians and druggies and gays and bikers and lesbians and tattooists and
Tired of computer gimmickry and gadgetry for Christmas? Prepare for exhaustion!
Orchid collectors, watch your back. Uncle Sam knows what you're up to.