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Can you see the happiness? If ever there were an inane list of cities that place well in inane lists -- San Francisco would, inanely, make a hell of a showing. And there's something seemingly even more inane than normal about the latest elite list the city has found itself on -- apparently, D ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. Eighty-sixed in the Excelsior: What killed the Broken Record? Yesterday, Hot Food Porn laid a burly man hug on the Geneva Avenue tavern that closed suddenly earlier this month, suggesting it was a victim of plain old chef burnout. Here's Porn: Th ... More >>
Photo | Courtesey of Puma, the WPS, and Stuart Ramson. Used with permission. A recent announcement from the Bay Area's FC Gold Pride does not inspire confidence Don't get us wrong: We love soccer of all sorts. The final match of the 2006 World Cup haunts us to this day. We'd love to see flourish ... More >>
DiFi's husband and the Giants' owner should resolve to do better in the coming year
Rebecca and Terry Solomon face charges of fleecing almost $20 million from investors, but not even the feds know where the couple is hiding.
Would you pay as much for a good record as you would for a fine bottle of vino?
Why Democratic mayors must build America's cities by establishing an urban real estate cartel
An enterprising volunteer gives Sonoma State University a unique solution to its athletics-funding problem: a stable of thoroughbreds
"We'll analyze without prejudgment ... and reject ideologues of whatever stripe."
Reconnoitering the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation and its 205 military vehicles. In Portola Valley.
Our hero finds an interesting way to track the sources of his junk mail
San Francisco's Providian Financial was once the most despised company in the credit card industry. Now, after a humbling fall, it just wants to be loved.
AOL's treatment of its volunteer workers should give pause to those arguing for less regulation of business
A cannabis club in the Fangxaminer building. This could explain a lot.
Pez on Earth
How to tell whether the San Francisco Chronicle is becoming a great newspaper, or another nondescript Hearst money-machine
The Lowell girls' varsity has made it to the city championship game 10 times in the last 13 years. Credit Coach Jim Thomas and the temerity of his tiny but talented teams.
In life, Paul Kalmanovitz controlled every business decision related to his $500million brewery/real estate dynasty.He even made detailed plans forthe governance of his estateafter he died. So why is the Kalmanovitz fortune the center of two vituperative