For years, driving a Ford Taurus signified one of several things: You really wish you'd bought a Camry;Grandma recently gave up driving;It's a rental. Now, however, it can mean something wholly other: You're a cop.
As baseball fans, I think we can all agree that Tim Lincecum is spectacular. Even homeless men told me last year that the Giants were too painful to follow -- this coming from men who have slept on pavement for 30 years -- but they still peered through the fence when the Cy Young Award winner pitche ... More >>
Philo Northrup and his wacky automotive tribe take a road trip to places in California you can't even imagine
The Fire Department finds the easiest way to park in SOMA -- a land grab
The twain meet at Orocco, a supper club for the '90s
The deadbeat parking practices of Chronicle and Examiner reporters
"Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di