After being inundated with news stories, tweets, blog posts, Facebook photos, and YouTube videos documenting commuters' first experience over the new eastern span, we were sure we'd had our fill of Bay Bridge vignettes. Until we stumbled across this relic: a 1936 news report detailing the opening of ... More >>
Well no, actually -- a Metallica-Vans partnership doesn't seem all that "inevitable" to us, despite this statement from both parties today chirping that "many a skate trick is landed with Vans shoes on the feet and a Metallica tune in one's head." Maybe that was true in, like, 1992. Maybe the Vans f ... More >>
Courtesy of CHPHit and runKorbel Champagne Cellars captured surveillance of the white truck that police believe killed 63-year-old Donald Casper over the weekend in a hit and run. Casper, a San Francisco attorney and member of the city's Civil Service Commission, was jogging east on River Road we ... More >>
Move along folks; nothing to see here.This Thursday, ferry passengers will launch from the Larkspur Terminal unaware of the presence of a terrorist. He plans to set off an improvised firebomb -- and the crew will scramble to put out the fire and calm passengers. Soon afterward, Marin Army Reserv ... More >>
A fight between two unions here could set the course of the U.S. labor movement.
Dammit Jim, I wanted the 'easy-to-use home DNA identification kit,' not the hard one! We remember the day we went to a kiddie festival at Lake Merritt and got fingerprinted -- always a pleasant thing for a toddler to hear: "It's just in case you get kidnapped, son." Anyhow, lots of ink was involved ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local exhibits
Our critics weigh in on local exhibitions
Acres of rides at the Moscone
When cars are this sensuous, you have to call them hot rods
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.
Week of April 25, 2001
Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?
Indie Tunes Apt for Ads You'd Hate
Returning for a few careless hours to the elegant '20s of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby
For 40 years, Arhoolie Records' Chris Strachwitz has worked to make unknown roots music (almost) famous
Hank Williams gets out of this world alive
There are reasons for building and owning extremely expensive, not especially speedy one-of-a-kind bicycles. The appreciation of craftsmanship. The satisfaction of owning something absolutely unique. The comfort of a perfect fit. The joy of true obsession
Seventy Bay Area enthusiasts -- and thousands more across the nation -- don't care what Ralph Nader says. They want their Corvairs.